Venetian Rose from Chash Tea

Venetian Rose from Chash Tea was the tea that started my day a few weeks ago!  And let me tell you – it was a mighty fine way to start the day! With black teas from India, China, and Sri Lanka paired with rosebuds – how could you go wrong?  Venetian Rose from Chash Tea smells and tastes just like you think it would based on those ingredients!  It has a medium strength black tea base and mild to slightly-medium rose flavor to it.  It feels great on the tongue and on the throat!  It leaves a lovely floral aftertaste, Read More

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Organic Okayti Wonder – Second Flush From Vahdam Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Darjeeling Tea Where to Buy: Vahdam Teas Tea Description: A certified organic fresh summer black from Okayti. The well manufactured leaves offer a delightful appearance with golden tips sprinkled all over. The tea is elegantly rich and bodied supported by aromas of fruits and berries. Discover zesty notes of chocolate with hints of muscat grapes in every sip. The aftertaste lingers on to a sweet floral finish.  Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I will start by explaining that Vahdam Teas is a new name for an older company, formally known as Golden Tips Read More

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Putharjhora Estate Dooars TGBOP Black Tea from Upton Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Tea Where to Buy: Upton Tea Tea Description: Eventho this specific tea is not currently on their website below you will read a bit more about the estate in which it came from. The Putharjhora Estate is just west of the Assam district in northeast India and the Dooars region produces teas that are excellent for breakfast or early afternoon drinking. Learn more about this company here. Taster’s Review: My favorite part about drinking teas from Upton Teas is that I get to learn about the different estates and region and I did just that with Read More

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Jubilee Tea From Fortnum & Mason

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Tea Where to Buy: Fortnum & Mason Tea Description: Blending teas from India, Ceylon and China, this noble tea offers mellow sweetness and golden brightness and is truly fit for a queen. Presented in a decorative tin, it will be a lasting memory of the happy and historic occasion. Taste & strength Sturdy and refreshing. When to drink Ideal at any time of day. Brewing information Use boiling water and brew for 3-5 minutes depending on taste. Best drunk with milk. Storage advice Airtight container, preferably a tea caddy. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Read More

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Rohini Emerald Green First Flush Darjeeling from Udyan Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Green Where to Buy: Udyan Tea Tea Description: Rohini has been planted with special green tea clones which have very less *tannin content in them. The teas made from these bushes taste smooth and sweet, with pronounced vegetable flavour. They aren’t bitter unlike their counterparts from the district. Rohini Emerald Green Tea is made from single leaf and a bud. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Rohini Emerald Green is a First Flush Darjeeling tea, a variety I’m particularly fond of. I’m intrigued by this one, though (more so than usual!) because the leaf is Read More