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Red Grey Rooibos from Piper’s Loose Leaf

Tea Information: Leaf Type: Roiboos Where to Buy: Piper’s Loose Leaf Tea Description: A caffeine free version of Earl Grey using the finest Rooibos enhanced with organic Sicilian bergamot oil. Resulting in an absolutely deliciously rich, flowery tea with bright citrus notes. Learn more about this tea here.  Taster’s Review: I’m not sure that I’ve ever tried a rooibos earl grey before, so this is probably a first for me. The dry leaf looks pretty much like a standard rooibos, except with the addition of a few marigold petals that I assume are there to help carry the flavouring. There’s the definite Read More

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The Holiday Season Approaches!

  This isn’t a review but an advertisement (sorry guys!)  No, we don’t usually advertise here on this site – this is an anomaly – but because one of the founding SororiTea Sisters is now the Mad Tea Artist behind 52Teas, she gets the privilege of deviating from the norm. And 52Teas has a Holiday Pre-Sale going on right now on Kickstarter!  This isn’t a typical “fundraising” Kickstarter campaign, instead, this is a chance for you to get some Christmas shopping done early while it helps us keep things just a little more organized by keeping our pre-sales separate from Read More

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Vampire’s Kiss Tea from Herbal Alchemy Teahouse

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Herbal Alchemy Teahouse Tea Description: This black tea has everything in which to woo an unsuspecting pallet – roses, chocolate, damiana and rich spices, but like every vampire’s kiss this tea is blood red and has a tiny bite…of cayenne red pepper. Learn more about this tea here. Learn more about the MidWest Tea Fest here. Taster’s Review: This Vampire’s Kiss Tea from Herbal Alchemy Teahouse is the third of the teas that were sent to me by the organizers of the MidWest Tea Fest:  Herbal Alchemy Teahouse is one of the featured Read More

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Red Jade Black Tea from Oollo Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Oollo Tea Tea Description: A perfect marriage between Burma Ashamu and Taiwanese wild tea. The long twisted whole leaves give distinct smooth raisin, date and cinnamon infusions with traces of peppermint. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: This Red Jade Black Tea from Oollo Tea is one of those teas that after taking my first sip, the sound that I uttered was “Mmm.”  Not a lot of teas elicit that response from me.  This one did. The dry leaves are dark, chocolaty brown.  They’ve been rolled lengthwise, producing a very long Read More

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Red Grey Tisane from Pipers Loose Leaf Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Roiboos Where to Buy:  Pipers Loose Leaf Tea Tea Description: A caffeine free version of Earl Grey using the finest Rooibos enhanced with organic Sicilian bergamot oil resulting in an absolutely delicious rich, flowery tea with bright citrus notes. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I’ve sampled some decent tasting Earl Grey inspired rooibos blends and some not so decent tasting Earl Grey inspired rooibos blends, and I think I’ve probably tried more not so decent ones than decent.  So when it comes to trying one that I haven’t yet tasted, I tend to be a Read More