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Smoked Maple from Shanti Tea. . . .

When my fiancé and I first started dating, he was a) charmed by my goofy nerdiness (or so I like to tell myself) and b) totally baffled that I had never really eaten smoked meat beyond the occasional barbeque. A few years into our life together now, I’m well acquainted with the intricacies of home-smoked brisket (mainly, how to eat it. YUM), which are the best BBQ joints within a fifty-mile radius, and how to reeeally love that earthy, rich flavor that smoking imparts on food. And on tea. (See! I promise this story had a point.) This smoked maple Read More

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Black Maple from Shanti Tea

The holidays are upon us, which means two horrific things: 1) “Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer,” which I STILL have not yet heard, thankfully; and 2) my annual Throat-Destroying Nostril-Apocalypse Cold. This tea was JUST the thing! It’s organic, which means it’s healthy. Therefore, I chose it this morning to wash down Robitussin and an I-Deserve-It donut (the Breakfast of Champions). This tea was JUST the thing! It’s organic, which means it’s healthy. Therefore, I chose it this morning to wash down Robitussin and an I-Deserve-It donut (the Breakfast of Champions). Like, you know how Wolverine is Canadian? Read More

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Maple Splash Tea from Tealuxe

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Tea Where to Buy: Tealuxe Tea Description: This tea is no longer on their website but the package states it was a result of the company’s fascination with the Canadian tradition of making Maple Taffy.  The ingredients in this tea are as follows…black tea (71%), cinnamon pieces, dehydrated maple syrup, cinnamon rods, flavoring, popcorn, and white cornflower blossoms. Learn more about this company here. Taster’s Review: The tea I’m reviewing today is called Maple Splash Tea from Tealuxe.  Maple Splash Tea from Tealuxe is no longer listed on their website but I thought it was worth a mention Read More

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Snow Maple Tea from Shanti Tea

Tea Type: White Tea Where To Buy: Shanti Tea Product Description: Brand New Tea Offering – not yet on Shanti’s Website Tasters Review: Our Friends at Shanti Tea have released many new flavors including several Maple Teas!  If you have checked them out – you will want to!  Keep your eyes right here at Sororitea Sisters because we will be reviewing MANY of them and SOON! I have been waiting for someone to try a MAPLE White Tea and Shanti is the first I have tried…and it’s pretty good. The aroma is a gentle yet vibrant maple and the white Read More