mezoicmalt

Mesozoic Malt from Tea Historic. . . . .

More times than not, I reach for flavored teas though every now and again it’s nice to have a plain black tea. I would have never said that when I first started drinking teas because every non-flavored tea I tried was just not for me. It is interesting how tastes change overtime. This particular tea is accurately named: Mesozoic Malt as this is incredibly malty. It has a bit of a briskness to it that is good for the morning without getting bitter or astringent. The flavor, in addition to the malt and briskness, is sweet and reminiscent of molasses. Read More

White_tea_-_Champagne_raspberry_2_large

Namring Special Autumn Darjeeling Black from Teabox

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: Teabox Tea Description: Autumnals from Darjeeling are known for their smooth and aromatic make. This blend tugs at the senses with its rich floral bouquet, although retrained. While light in cup, this tea impresses with its fullness. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Wow! Teabox has some pretty impressive teas and I have to say this one is fabulous and perfect for the chaotic week or so we’ve had in my family! This tea had such a lovely almost floral aroma to it while it steeped. I steeped the tea per the Read More

White_tea_-_Champagne_raspberry_2_large

Palampore from The Tea Shelf

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: The Tea Shelf Tea Description: This whole leaf tea comes from the beautiful Kangra Valley nestled in the lower slopes of the Dhauladhar Range in the Himalayas. Wiry, green and olive, these short vermicelli shaped leaves exude a distinct aroma of mountain flowers, with a prominent lavender nose. Once brewed, it envelops you with delicate citrus notes and an explosion of flower bouquet, with a delightfully long after taste. A special tea with a lot of depth. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Wow. Just Wow. This is going to be a Read More

White_tea_-_Champagne_raspberry_2_large

Snowflake Kenyan Earth from Williamson Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: Williamson Tea Tea Description: Our take on the classic English Breakfast. Kenyan Earth is named after the coppery red soils that symbolize Kenya and this bright, brisk cup of tea. Grown on the high altitude slopes of Kapchorua and picked in the early morning sunshine our Kenyan Earth is an awakening, full bodied liquor that stimulates the body and mind. Learn more about this tea here.  Taster’s Review: Before you read my review. You have to take a look at the tea tin this tea comes in. That tin is gorgeous! Makes me want to Read More

White_tea_-_Champagne_raspberry_2_large

Himalayan Golden Black tea from Nepali Tea Traders

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: Nepali Tea Traders Tea Description: After a short summer season in Nepal, the Himalayan monsoon approaches the foothills with a magnanimous rush. The golden red soil of Sandakphu drinks in this moisture, producing a rare artisan tea that reflects all of nature’s goodness. After plucking, the leaves are 25 percent withered, then rolled in mechanical rollers. The tea is then placed in a shaping machine and further dried, producing uniformly curled leaves. The liquor is a distinctive rich golden color, with a cup that is mild yet flavorful, with a lovely balance of stone Read More