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French Toast Dianhong Black Flowering Tea from Liquid Proust Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black/Flowering Where to Buy:  Liquid Proust Teas Tea Description: As my first batch of French Toast Dian Hong, I decided to go lightly on the flavoring because the natural cocoa taste from the tea is pleasant enough to keep the flavoring at a low amount. This tea proves to pull out different taste from different steeps from my experience and I am hoping you find the same to be true. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Some of my favourite tea companies are the ones where you really get a feel for the owners as Read More

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Camellia Rose Black Flowering Tea from McQuarrie’s Tea & Coffee Merchants

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black/Flowering Where to Buy: McQuarrie’s Tea & Coffee Merchants Tea Description: An exquisite medium body taste profile. A smooth cup with hints of fruit and soft rose notes. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Picked up a single bloom of this one at McQuarrie’s (my local, privately owned loose leaf store) when I was there earlier in the month. It cost about $1.50 if I remember correctly – $2 tops. It’s been a little while since I had a bloom tea, and when I was skimming the selection they offers this was the only one Read More

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Tibet Dream (Pure Tibet Spring Flower Tea) from In Nature Teas

Tea Type: Red Tea (Black Tea)/Flower Blend Where To Buy: In Nature Teas Product Description: A new blend of red and flower teas, Tibet Dream has evoked the imagination of many as its red deep colors remind the Chinese of the deep red robes of the Tibet Monks. This blend is an exceptional combination of a red/black tea with a floral after-taste. Sweet in the palate and mild, this is a must-drink blend to the ones that can appreciate the qualities of superb tea, from the region of Fujian. Tibet Dream is a great relaxing drink that is said to Read More

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Elixir of Love from Alice’s Fine Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  White (Blooming Tea) Where to Buy:  Alice’s Fine Teas Tea Description: Sweeping jasmine arch over a bright lily. This tea is mellow, even buttery, with a hint of sweetness from the jasmine. Absolutely delightful! Ingredients: Lily (said to enhance energy and to have a cooling effect), Jasmine (sweet fragrance, said to moisten the skin, ease anxiety and anti-inflammatory) and Silver Needle Tea Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: What a beautiful display!  The pale green leaves of the tea open up to reveal a red-orange flower and an arch of white blossoms.  Really pretty.  Read More

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Halo Blooming Tea from The Persimmon Tree

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  White Where to Buy:  The Persimmon Tree Tea Description: A beautifully hand-crafted blooming white tea that displays a ring of jasmine and amaranth flowers, with blueberry and peach essence. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: There are those who avoid blooming teas because they think they’re gimmick-y and that the tea they produce does not taste up to par.  I used to be one of them!  But, since that time, I have found quite a few blooming teas that are quite delicious.  This blooming tea – Halo from Persimmon Tree Tea – is one Read More