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Perfectly Pink #LadyMendl blend from #SunshineCottage

Another lovely tea from the crafty world of Etsy, this time it’s Lady Mendl blend from Sunshine Cottage.  The Lady Mendl tea blend is based on a cocktail of the same name.  The alcoholic beverage was all pink pizzazz, served in a martini with grapefruit juice, cointreau, and gin. With so much pink citrus in the mix, this tea is surprisingly creamy, with delicious, juicy grapefruit at the forefront, and sweet, candied orange in the undertone.  There are even passion fruit pieces in the dry leaf, adding to the popping, tropical flair of these flavors. The black tea base is Read More


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


Juicy Lemon & Pink Grapefruit Oolong Tea from Herbal Infusions

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Herbal Infusions Tea Description: At first we started off this blend of Formosa Oolong with just lemon, but soon Dan decided that his love of grapefruit (pink specifically) should be shared in this tea. We then added freshly peeled organic pink grapefruit rind and created a fantastically balanced and refreshing Oolong tea that we are sure you’ll love. Learn more about this blend here. Taster’s Review: The name of this Oolong:  Juicy Lemon & Pink Grapefruit Oolong Tea from Herbal Infusions … suggests that it’s going to be quite a tart tasting tea. Read More


Southern Boy Teas Pink Lemonade Flavored Black Iced Tea from 52Teas

  Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Southern Boy Teas Tea Description: Created for National Iced Tea Day 2013! Our take on Pink lemonade incorporates the organic flavors of lemon, red grapefruit, a touch of raspberry and a smidgen of cotton candy for sweetness. blended with our premium organic black tea, this is pure refreshment. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: When I got this Pink Lemonade Flavored Black Iced Tea of the Southern Boys Teas collection from 52Teas, I thought it was an herbal tisane.  That is … until I opened the pouch and smelled Read More


Earl Pink Tisane from 52Teas

Tisane Information: Leaf Type:  Rooibos Where to Buy:  52Teas Tisane Description: Earl Grey’s lesser known cousin, Earl Pink preferred an herbal tea with raspberry and bergamot. In honor of him, we’ve created this blend of caffeine-free green rooibos blended with freeze-dried raspberry bits (lots and lots of them) and natural and organic bergamot and raspberry flavors. Thanks to my lovely wife for help with the name. I’m not sure I have the skills to Photoshop a tongue onto the portrait of Earl Grey for an “Earl Raspberry”. Learn more about this tisane here. Taster’s Review: I find that I’m always Read More