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Lapsang Souchong Crocodile Black from Dammann Freres

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: Dammann Freres Tea Description: A black tea with a more smoky flavour than that of its Chinese counterparts. A great smoked tea from the Island of Formosa ; merits discovering. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: The ‘Crocodile’ in the name of this tea is certainly intimidating; I picture it snapping at you when you take a sip. Almost like getting whiplash from the intense smoke I suspect I’ll be tasting. The smell of the dry leaf certainly seems to support my theory; however some very quick research seems to indicate Read More

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Mangue égyptienne Black Tea from Dammann Freres

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Dammann Freres Tea Description: A blend of black teas with sun ripened mango flavour lends to a warm and fruity infusion. Bits of fruits complete the aesthetic appeal. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: This last week seems to have been unintentionally themed around mango teas; it honestly feels like I’ve had more of them now than I have had in the last two or three months. That’s probably because I’m a picky person when it comes to mango, but because it’s such a summer flavor there’s a surplus of mango Read More

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Nosy Bey Black Tea from Dammann Freres

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Dammann Freres Tea Description: Black tea flavoured with vanilla and bush peach. Embellished with pieces of pineapple and sprinkled with flower petals. A successful fusion from sunbathed orchards and vanilla tropical scents. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: One of my favorite flavors in tea used to be peach. When starting my disturbing obsession with tea, I started out with Celestial Seasoning’s Peach Blossom Green Tea. I moved on to other peachy teas, and I think down the road I just had one too many bad peach flavorings that I have Read More

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Cola déthéiné Black from Dammann Freres

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Decaffeinated Black Where to Buy: Dammann Freres Tea Description: Coming from the ‘Little Cristal’ collection, Cola is a decaffeinated black tea with a cola flavor that children have so dear. At tea time, a flavored tea to enjoy the “Five O’clock” like grown people. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Prior to trying this blend, I’ve had exactly three cola flavoured teas: Cola Matcha from Red Leaf Tea, Cherry Cola & Cake from Della Terra Teas, and DAVIDsTEA’s Cherry Cola black tea. I remember that so specifically because all of them were super memorable experiences, Read More