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Marco Polo Rouge by Mariage Freres

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Roiboos Where to Buy:  Mariage Freres Tea Description: A wonderful secret tea will bring you to mysterious and distant lands. Flowers and fruits coming from China and Tibet give this rooibos a unique velvety taste. Learn more about this tea here.  Taster’s Review: This was the first Mariage Freres tea I tried, and it’s still among my favourites today. It’s one of their most well-known and iconic blends, and it’s one I was initially most curious to try, having heard various opinions. I used 1 tsp of leaf for this cup, and gave it approximately 3 minutes Read More

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Yuzu Temple Green Tea by Mariage Freres

Tea Information: Leaf Type: Green Where to Buy:  Mariage Freres Tea Description: This surprising blend, with its evocative name, is based on a fine green tea.  It boasts the pleasantly round acidity of citrus fruit, the aromatic richness and peppery notes of mild spices, plus the rind of real Japanese Yuzu (halfway between lemon and mandarin orange).  Resolutely exotic. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: This is one of the Mariage Freres teas that I always seem to overlook when I’m choosing a green tea to drink. There’s no reason for it; it just seems to happen. From time to Read More

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Le Grand Bleu Black Tea from Christine Dattner Paris

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: Christine Dattner Paris Tea Description: An ocean of Flavors. black Tea of china flavored with blackberry blueberry blackcurrant and strewed with blackberries blue dolphins sugar and flowers of cornflowers. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Le Grand Bleu, or the Grand Blue from Christine Dattner Paris is a French tea available one more than one place online. I actually got this tea from a company that sells Christine Dattner’s teas, Flaavor . They sell a few different French company’s teas repackaged under their name. They have a great selection of 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

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Caramel au beurre Oolong Tea from Dammann Freres

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy: Dammann Freres Tea Description: Natural velvety notes of an oolong tea here combined with those sweet and savory of a caramel aroma. A subtle balance between vegetal notes and the greedy notes of toffee that many will taste with treat in a delicious and gourmet cup. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Caramel au beurre sale from Dammann Freres is quite a fragrant tea. It smells like a caramel lovers heaven. I count myself as a fanatic of the caramelized sugar crowd, so consider me on cloud nine. The tightly rolled Read More