Firewater

Firewater from Pelican Tea. . . . .

Firewater from Pelican Tea gets its name from the addition of hot habanero peppers to the tea.  But hot peppers aren’t the only unusual ingredient, this solid black tea also has toasted brown rice, an ingredient that is usually found in green tea genmai cha teas. I always like to get a whiff of my tea leaves before I brew them, but I was a little nervous about sticking my nose in the bag this time.  Would I get a noseful of hot peppers and run away sneezing like in the cartoons?  Well, I got lucky, this tea smells savory Read More

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Revenant Oolong Tea from Pelican Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Pelican Tea Tea Description: An earthy but delicate habanero-infused Seschung Oolong tea with organic mint and pan-toasted brown rice. This is a favorite when I’m not in the mood for something sweet, but definitely in the mood for… something*. *Something in this case may be anything.  Spooky. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Whoa!  This one has got some kick to it!  When I read the label and it said “Moderately Spicy,” I didn’t expect quite so much heat!  Not that I’m unhappy with it, I like the spice level.  But, for those of you who tend to be sensitive to Read More

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Cumulus Green Tea from Pelican Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Green Where to Buy:  Pelican Tea Tea Description: Cumulus.  A light, contemplative brew of gently habanero-infused Pinhead Gunpowder green tea, organic peppermint and spicy cinnamon. Yeah. We also like the sound of that. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I love the aroma of this Cumulus Green Tea from Pelican Tea!  The dry leaf has a warm fragrance from the cinnamon and habanero, but there is also a crisp, exhilarating note from the peppermint and a slightly fruity note … which I originally thought must be from the green tea, although I don’t usually smell “fruit” when I smell a gunpowder Read More

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Firewater Black Tea Blend from Pelican Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Pelican Tea Tea Description: Firewater is the original recipe by Pelican Tea and remains our favorite to this day. Premium Orange Pekoe black tea and home-toasted brown rice produce an earthy blend that’s as comforting as it is spicy.  Good around a campfire or mixed with your favorite spirit (silver tequila being our spirit of choice). Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: OK!  I’ve got to tell you … this Firewater Black Tea Blend from Pelican Tea scared me!  I don’t do a whole lot of cooking (or anything else) with the habanero pepper, because even though I Read More