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Acai Berry White Tea from Octavia Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  White Where to Buy: Octavia Tea Tea Description: The sweet, fruity essence of Brazilian superfruit, açai berry, blends perfectly with blueberries, currants, hibiscus and antioxidant-rich white tea. Harvested only a few days each year, white tea contains a rare amino acid believed to naturally lift mood and ease stress. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I love joining swap boxes because you never know what you will end up when the traveling box hits your doorstep.  I recently had a very large box arrive with amazing teas for me to try and check out.  This sample Read More

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Tropical Green Tea from Octavia Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Green Tea Description: This tea is so much more than what “tropical” might conjure in your mind. There’s sweet tropical flavours for sure, but there’s also an amazing floral character that envelopes the entire tea, a fun citrus finish that blends well with the vegetal notes of the green tea. So hard to describe, you should probably just try it. This tea is available from Amoda Tea. Learn more about subscribing to Amoda Tea here. Taster’s Review: It seems to me that most tea companies out there that offer flavored tea selections offer a ‘tropical’ flavored Read More

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Berry Mocha Truffle Black Tea from Octavia Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Tea Information: Let’s keep this simple. This blend smells and tastes exactly like dark chocolate covered fruit. It’s seriously good. You get the mocha & dark chocolate first, a fruit blast in the middle and a slight bitter chocolate and floral finish. To make it more indulgent, stir in some milk and sugar. This tea is available from Amoda Tea. It’s also part of Amoda Tea’s Holiday Box! Learn more about subscribing to Amoda Tea here. Taster’s Review: As I’m sitting here with the aroma of this tea wafting through the air, I find myself Read More

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Caramel Toffee Flavored Oolong Tea from Octavia Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Octavia Tea Tea Description: This is sweet and creamy with decadent caramel. It’s certainly rich with flavour, but balanced out enough by the profile of the dark oolong that you can enjoy every last sip without getting overwhelmed. The oolong lends an amazing roasted character that blends perfectly with the hazelnut. Learn more about this tea here. Learn more about subscribing to Amoda’s Monthly Tea Tasting Box here. Taster’s Review: Oh … yum!  This Caramel Toffee Flavored Oolong Tea from Octavia Tea is so good, and as I’m sipping on this tea and writing this Read More

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Silver Mountain Water Oolong Tea from Octavia Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Octavia Tea Tea Description: This is a characteristic green oolong that is calmingly sweet and fresh. The first steep is light and hints at what’s to come in successive infusions. Give it a second steep and you’ll discover more depth – with floral & fruit notes, vegetal flavours and a stronger minerality that works perfectly. Learn more about this tea here. Learn more about subscribing to Amoda’s Monthly Tea Tasting Box here. Taster’s Review: The dry leaf aroma of this Silver Mountain Water Oolong Tea from Octavia Tea is vegetative with very soft notes Read More