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Jack Frost from Bluebird Tea. . . . .

There are a lot of minty candy-cane inspired teas out there this time of year, so I was excited to try a more focused, herbal take on mint tea, with Jack Frost from Bluebird Tea.   This herbal blend is mainly spearmint and eucalyptus with a hint of sweeter flavors like coconut and vanilla.  That hint of sweetness makes all the difference– pure spearmint tea has a bit too much icy bite, feeling more like medicine than a calm cup of tea.  Jack Frost was smooth and cool without being too fierce or leaving me frozen. It might sound odd Read More

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Chocolate Frost Black Tea from Petali Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Tea Information: Of all the mint chocolate teas we’ve tasted, this one is at the top. This is a dessert tea for pure tea lovers. The mint is gentle and the chocolate is natural. Think rich dark chocolate rather than sweet milk chocolate. Simply delicious.  This tea is available from Amoda Tea. It’s also part of Amoda Tea’s Holiday Box! Learn more about subscribing to Amoda Tea here. Taster’s Review: I’m trying the second tea from the Holiday Box that Amoda sent me.  It took a lot of willpower to save this tea for second Read More

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Nilgiri Frost Oolong from Butiki Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Butiki Teas Tea Description: Our Nilgiri Frost Oolong originates from Nilgiri, in Southern India and is graded TGFOP (Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe). Since this tea is grown at a high elevation, the leaves are exposed to a light frost during some nights of the winter months. The long thin chocolate colored leaves are hand twisted and produce a weighty body. This smooth tea has notes of citrus, peach, pecan, and oak. There are many qualities similar to a Nilgiri black tea; however, the frost oolong is much gentler and sweeter. This Read More