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Earl of Anxi Blend from Verdant Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Verdant Tea Tea Description: Traditional Earl Grey is a classic, great for every season. With the Earl of Anxi, we start not with a black tea, but with our Master Zhang’s Hand-Picked Tieguanyin to give the bergamot a sweet, bright base and reinforce the floral citrus notes. We draw out the citrus sweetness with a uniquely creamy and rich orange peel, and crystallize the florals into a prominent position with jasmine blossoms. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: This is really a unique take on Earl Grey – unique but very enjoyable! Read More

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Sandakphu Hand-Rolled Black Tea from Nepali Tea Traders

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Nepali Tea Traders Tea Description:   A top-rated Orthodox black tea, only two leaves and a bud are hand plucked for processing. This full-leaf, loose tea is then oxidized carefully until a fine balance of flavors is achieved. This exquisite tea has a smooth floral bouquet with a lingering apricot finish. Tea available in pouches and tin. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I generally like to save my “black tea experiences” for earlier in the day, because I find these teas to be more invigorating than other leaf types.  However, Read More