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Camellia Rose Black Flowering Tea from McQuarrie’s Tea & Coffee Merchants

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black/Flowering Where to Buy: McQuarrie’s Tea & Coffee Merchants Tea Description: An exquisite medium body taste profile. A smooth cup with hints of fruit and soft rose notes. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Picked up a single bloom of this one at McQuarrie’s (my local, privately owned loose leaf store) when I was there earlier in the month. It cost about $1.50 if I remember correctly – $2 tops. It’s been a little while since I had a bloom tea, and when I was skimming the selection they offers this was the only one Read More

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Kenya Marula Black Tea from McQuarrie’s Tea & Coffee Merchants

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: McQuarrie’s Tea & Coffee Merchants Tea Description: Flavourful African black tea from Kaimosi, an exotic combination of sweet banana with the tart, fresh taste of the yellow-gold African Marula fruit. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: McQuarrie’s is a local loose leaf tea and coffee store; the kind I feel like most larger cities have at least one of – usually privately owned, and not part of a chain of any kind. They source their teas from other companies, such as the Metropolitan Tea Company and are an interesting middle ground Read More