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Macdonald’s Highland Blend from Majesteas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Tea Where to Buy: Majesteas Tea Description: Our own special blend of fine black tea will delight the single-malt whiskey lover. This tea combines peaty smokiness with a hint of citrus. Region: China, India, Sri Lanka Leaf: Black, full leaf mixed with cut pieces Water Temperature: 212F Steeping Time: 3-5 minutes Preparation: Makes a good afternoon or morning tea, can be milked and sugared Flavor Profile: Medium strength, smoky, peaty and smooth Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Macdonald’s Highland Blend from Majesteas is a heavy-duty tea for sure!  If you are a fan of Lapsang Souchong this tea will Read More

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Ceylon Idulgashinna Blooming Mushroom White from What-Cha

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  White/Bloom Where to Buy: What-Cha Tea Description: A hand tied ball of silver tip white tea, possessing delicate fruity tones which become stronger with subsequent infusions. Tangy apricot notes become apparent with some subtle malt tones in latter steeps. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I have to admit, the only reason I bought this tea was because it has ‘mushroom’ in the title and it intrigued me since I’m very allergic to mushrooms. Though the tea itself has little to nothing to do with mushrooms, it still felt kind of cool to get to say Read More

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Halpewatte Ceylon Black Tea from M&K’s Tea Company

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: MK’s Tea Co. Tea Description: The basis of Earl Grey tea! Ceylon tea is a sweet, brightly orange colored (once-brewed) black tea harvested in the lush hills of the island of Sri Lanka (formerly known as Ceylon). This is a fantastic introductory tea, a great tea for the black tea lover, and an extraordinary tea for blending purposes. Ceylon tea is just brisk enough to be uplifting, but light enough to not be bitter or off-putting. It truly is a remarkable black tea that belongs in every tea-lover’s collection. Learn more about this Read More

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Rington’s Kenyan Gold Tea from Rington’s Premium English Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: Rington’s Tea Tea Description: Unlike some traditional teas, Kenyan teas are produced in ways that make them perfect for teabags – fast infusing and full of flavour. Tea grown east of the Rift Valley is widely considered to be some of the best quality tea in the world, that’s why our Kenyan Gold blend is sourced exclusively from this region. We specially seal these teas on the estates to ensure they are as fresh and flavourful as possible, producing a fuller, smoother taste. It’s what Ringtons are good at. Learn more about this Read More

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Traditional Black Tea from Rington’s Premium English Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Rington’s Premium English Teas Tea Description: The perfect every day tea, rich and refreshing. From our ‘Original Blends’ family of teas. Two cup tea bags. Gas-flushed. 2 x 50 tea bags. Our Traditional Blend contains some of the best teas produced from around the world, selected predominantly from our long standing relationships with family businesses in East Africa and India. Our expert tea blenders taste and choose each individual tea that goes into the blend, ensuring you always receive that unique, refreshing and lasting flavour that makes Ringtons Traditional our most popular blend. Read More