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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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Green Zoubrovka Tea from Kusmi Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Green Where to Buy:  Kusmi Tea Tea Description: Green Zoubrovka is the green tea version of the exclusive Zoubrovka blend. It’s a green tea from China flavored with sweetgrass, which adds a subtle texture of honey to this beverage. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: This has a very strong vegetal aroma.  It smells earthy and grassy.  The dry leaf looks like a large gunpowder tea. To brew this tea, I used my Breville tea maker and added 2 bamboo scoops to the basket and 500ml of water to the jug.  I set the Read More

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Bourbon Vanilla Tea from Kusmi Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Kusmi Tea Tea Description: Those who have a sweet tooth will enjoy this Chinese black tea flavored with Bourbon Vanilla from Madagascar. We suggest to enjoy this tea during the afternoon.  Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: This Bourbon Vanilla Tea from Kusmi Tea is a tasty vanilla flavored black tea – very smooth and sweet and satisfying! I like that it’s a Chinese black tea used for the base, because it makes for a very solid, rich tasting background of flavor.  It is smooth, not overly astringent, and not Read More

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Apple Tea from Kusmi Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Kusmi Tea Tea Description: Chinese black tea flavored with apple. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: It’s been a while since I’ve tried a tea from Kusmi, so I happy to receive a sampling of this Apple Tea from Kusmi Tea to review.  I’ve always been pretty impressed with the quality of Kusmi, so I was pretty confident that I would enjoy this tea as well. This cuppa has a really nice apple flavor.  What I’m enjoying is that the flavor is strong, but it isn’t interfering with the smooth, Read More

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Samovar Tea from Kusmi Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Kusmi Tea Tea Description: This tea owes its name to the heated metal container traditionally used to heat and boil water in and around Russia, a classic symbol of daily life in Russia. This tea is a blend of lightly smoked black teas from India and China. Perfect with savory or spicy dishes. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: The very first time I was given a sample of this tea, I sent it off to a friend without even trying it.  All I did was take a quick whiff Read More