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#MusicAndTeaMonday: Laoshan Chocolate Genmaicha

It’s #MusicAndTeaMonday and I hope you will join us by posting on your favorite social media!  #MusicAndTeaMonday Today’s #MusicAndTeaMonday pairing is: Laoshan Chocolate Genmaicha from Liquid Proust Teas with song choice of Have Faith In Me by A Day To Remember. Liquid Proust Teas tend to have unique and inspiring blends that are quickly becoming a favourite of mine. Generally speaking I’m not a flavoured tea fan but if it’s blended well it can be heavenly. From the small collection of LP teas that I have I chose Laoshan Chocolate Genmaicha as it’s sweet, rich and nutty which pairs with Read More

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Elixir #9 (Peachy Oolong) From Liquid Proust Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Liquid Proust Teas (On Etsy) Tea Description: Ingredients: Green oolong (Vietnamese Tung Ting), peach blossoms, flavoring. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Finally trying the last of the tea samples that Andrew, from Liquid Proust Teas, was nice enough to send my way. Over on Steepster I’ve posted this review as well – and there it has some special significance as well as it’s my 3000th ‘tasting note’ on that site. I really wanted to celebrate my involvement in the Steepster community by drinking a tea made by someone also engaged within Read More

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Fuijan Black from Liquid Proust Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: Liquid Proust Teas Tea Description: As someone who didn’t like black teas for awhile, this is one of those black teas that make me wonder why I was like that for so long. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I’m pretty sure Andrew’s spelling of “Fuijan” is a typo and it’s meant to be “Fujian” but since it’s a typo he seems to have made across the board, I’m leaving it as it’s displayed on his Etsy page. Dry, the leaf looks a little broken up and doesn’t really give off Read More

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Tangerine Jasmine Pearls Green Tea from Liquid Proust Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Green Where to Buy: Liquid Proust Teas Tea Description: Ingredients: Jasmine pearls, tangerine (very small amounts), flavoring Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Again, thanks to Andrew at Liquid Proust Teas for the sample. I’m a big fan of tangerines (currently there are about seven in my fridge), so I’m definitely excited to try this blend especially given how much juicy tangerine I’m smelling just from the dry leaf. I decided to cold brew my sample because for jasmine teas with a green base I prefer drinking them cold over hot. I definitely think this comes Read More

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French Toast Dianhong Black Flowering Tea from Liquid Proust Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black/Flowering Where to Buy:  Liquid Proust Teas Tea Description: As my first batch of French Toast Dian Hong, I decided to go lightly on the flavoring because the natural cocoa taste from the tea is pleasant enough to keep the flavoring at a low amount. This tea proves to pull out different taste from different steeps from my experience and I am hoping you find the same to be true. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Some of my favourite tea companies are the ones where you really get a feel for the owners as Read More