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Harmony Tea from Mellow Monk. . . .

It’s been a little stressful in my personal and professional life lately and today I just needed a tea to bring everything into perspective for me. Every once in a while I’ll grab a tea and just sit down, tune everything out, and just enjoy what I’m drinking. . .and that is exactly what I did wtih this tea-Harmony Tea from Mellow Monk. Harmony Tea is a genmaicha that is sadly sold out right now. I’ve always been a huge green tea fan and the first time I had genmaicha, my love for green tea grew even more.  The wonderful Read More

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Crimson Grove™ Black Tea from Mellow Monk

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Mellow Monk Tea Description: Crimson Grove™ is a special presence in the world of tea — a black tea made with leaves from the same green-tea cultivars used to make traditional sencha. The flavor is brisk and clean, with a green-tea-like sweetness and a smoky, nutty taste, finishing with overtones of nutmeg. If you like, say, English breakfast tea, you will be positively enchanted by this tea. So order up some scones and brew up a pot of Crimson Grove™. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Really NICE!  Having tried less Read More

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Blissful Buds Green Tea from Mellow Monk

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Green Where to Buy:  Mellow Monk Tea Description: Blissful Buds™ is a mecha, or bud tea, made from young buds and shoots. The aroma is pleasantly herbaceous. The flavor is full and deep, with an apple-like sweetness and overtones of berry and a lightly tangy aftertaste. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Mellow Monk is a company that offers one of my all-time favorite green teas, so when I had the opportunity to try another tea from them, I was very excited.  And while this Blissful Buds Green Tea from Mellow Monk is not quite as amazing as Read More

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Yuzu Dream from Mellow Monk

Tea Type: Green Tea Where To Buy: Mellow Monk Product Description: Yuzu Dream™ Green tea with sun-dried yuzu peel. Origin: Aso city, Kumamoto, Japan Aroma: Fresh earthiness of green tea with a yuzu fragrance rendolent of orange blossoms Taste: Sweet, tangy, and earthy, with citron flavors and notes of orange blossom and rose. Yuzu Dream™ is an exquisite blend of first-flush fukamushi tamaryokucha and dried peel from yuzu, arisinally grown on small orchards. The tamaryokucha (“curly green tea”) is of the same quality as our award-winning Top Leaf™. Both the tea and yuzu are specially selected and blended by the Read More

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Monk’s Choice Tea from Mellow Monk

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Green Where to Buy:  Mellow Monk Product Description: Monk’s Choice™ is the grower’s most popular tea among his Japanese customers for its full herbaceous flavor complimented perfectly with brisk citrus overtones and a subtle berry-like sweetness. This is truly a tea you can sip all day. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: This is one of the nicest Guricha teas that I’ve tasted in quite a while. It has a delicious earthy/vegetative tone, complimented with a slight roasted nutty flavor in the background and hints of fruit throughout.  The above description depicts notes of Read More