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Lavender Dream from Dave and Solomons Tea

Dave and Solomons are a mother and son tea blending company, currently selling their indie creations on their Etsy store. I hadn’t come across them before this sample arrived with me, but it’s always nice to discover a new tea company, if a little dangerous for the bank account! Lavender Dream is a fruit and herbal blend, combining the sweet fruitiness of peach with the light floral of lavender. It sounds a little odd to begin with, but I was pleased to discover that they’re actually two flavours which work incredibly well together. The dry leaf itself is incredibly pretty, Read More

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Just Peachy from Blend Bee

Right off the bat I will tell you that I’m impressed with Just Peachy from Blend Bee for 2 reasons…one…the aroma…it’s wonderful and…two…because it’s a green tea and Honeybush blend that works really well! The notable ingredients in Just Peachy from Blend Bee include not only green tea and honeybush but ginger and cinnamon which are both fairly strong – as well as – lemon peel and peach flavor.  It’s flavor on the tongue is comparable to other Ginger Peach teas I have tried in the past but seemed a bit more refined in some way.  Maybe it was the subtle addition Read More

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Peach Matcha from 3 Leaf Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Matcha Where to Buy: 3 Leaf Tea Tea Description: With it’s fruity aroma and juicy taste, you won’t want to put this peach matcha down! Crisp and light the peach flavor mingles with the vibrant green taste of matcha. Preparation & Recipes:  Hot Latte: Whisk 1 tsp of matcha with 1 tsp of sugar in 2 oz of hot (170°F) water. Add 6 oz of hot milk and stir. Iced Latte: Whisk 1 tsp of matcha with 1 tsp of sugar in 2 oz of hot (170°F) water. Add 6 oz of cold milk and stir. Pour over ice. Traditional: Whisk 1/4-1/2 tsp Read More

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Cranberry Immune Booster by Tea Drift

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Herbal Where to Buy: Tea Drift Tea Description: This tea has just as pleasing of an aroma as it does flavor. Delightful over ice, the fruity and bright flavors are sure to tickle the tastebuds of any tea drinker. Enjoy it all day long, as it is free from caffeine. Ingredients: Pineapple, papaya, peach, passion fruit, mango, hibiscus, cranberry and apricot. Health Benefits: High in antioxidants Can help lower blood pressure Promotes relaxation Contains no caffeine Aids in digestion Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: ‘Tis the season… The cold season. The flu season. The never-enough-tissues-in-the-house Read More

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Elixir #9 (Peachy Oolong) From Liquid Proust Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Liquid Proust Teas (On Etsy) Tea Description: Ingredients: Green oolong (Vietnamese Tung Ting), peach blossoms, flavoring. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Finally trying the last of the tea samples that Andrew, from Liquid Proust Teas, was nice enough to send my way. Over on Steepster I’ve posted this review as well – and there it has some special significance as well as it’s my 3000th ‘tasting note’ on that site. I really wanted to celebrate my involvement in the Steepster community by drinking a tea made by someone also engaged within Read More