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Boomstick from Fandom Tea

Yes, I am a huge horror fan.  One of the first movies I remember watching when I was a kid with my dad is Army of Darkness. At the time, I just thought it was a fun weird off the wall movie. I loved every cut scene and one liner.  Plus, the leading actor had this crazy chin.  Little did I know this movie would actually set the tone for a good chunk of my life and my obsession with all things horror and supernatural. When Starz green lighted Ash vs Evil Dead, I was ecstatic! I couldn’t wait and Read More

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Citrus Spice Tea From Tea Is Chi

Tea Information: Leaf Type: Green Tea Where to Buy: Tea is Chi Tea Description: A lovely blend of gunpowder green, orange, and cinnamon. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Citrus Spice Tea from Tea Is Chi is a very nicely done flavored Gunpowder Green Tea.  It features both orange and/or orange peel and cinnamon flavors in with the Gunpowder Green.  I will say that the flavors that were combined with the green tea base wasn’t over the top but I think that they reached the level of flavor they were going for here because I believe sometimes it can be difficult Read More

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Thé Vert à la Menthe Nanah (Spearmint Green Tea) by Kusmi

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Green Where to Buy:  Kusmi Tea Description: Nana mint is the mint used for teas in the Middle East and North Africa. Its refreshing taste makes Spearmint green tea perfect for after a meal. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: The first thing I noticed about this one is how wonderful it smells – fresh, strong, sweet spearmint, right from the get go! I prefer spearmint to peppermint in general, but spearmint teas seem relatively scarce in comparison, so I’m pleased to have found this one from Kusmi. The dry leaf is very dark green Read More

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Greg Lestrade (Custom Blend) by Adagio Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black, Green & Pu’Erh blend Where to Buy: Adagio Teas Tea Description: Smoky traces of gunpowder, aged leather, mellowed with a trace of hazelnut. A distinguished, if tired, blend. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: This is one of Cara McGee’s Sherlock fandom blends. It’s the one I was most hesitant about, since Gunpowder and Pu’Erh are both (to my mind) acquired tastes. I used 1 tsp of leaf, and gave it approximately 2.5 minutes in boiling water. Water temperature with black/green blends is always something of a trial and error process for me, so I Read More

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Honey Citrus Raspberry Green Tea from M&K’s Tea Company

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Green Where to Buy:  M&K’s Tea Company on Etsy Tea Description: M&K’s own unique blend! We take Chinese green teas, blend them with three citrus fruits, licorice root roasted in honey, and actual raspberries! Not too fruity, not too simple, it’s a perfect blend of green tea and fruit. We use local honey from California beekeepers and local California orange peel. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: After having tried quite a few different teas from M&K’s Tea Company, I must admit that this one isn’t my favorite.  And I thought it would be one Read More