2017 Black Friday Sales

Wild Raspberry Pu-erh from The Whistling Kettle

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Pu-erh & White Tea Blend Where to Buy:  The Whistling Kettle Tea Description: This Pu-Erh is flavorful, mild and with an addition of silver needles, makes a great iced tea. Dr. Oz has recommended this tea as a way to help lose weight. Pu-Erh also help reduce cholesterol and great after a meal to help “cut the grease”. Pu-Erh has probiotic properties no other type of tea has. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: As those of you who read this blog pretty regularly are probably aware, I’ve pretty much come around when it Read More

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Silver Needle Bai Hao (Wu Yi Qu Hao) From In Nature

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  White Where to Buy:  In Nature Tea Description: Silver Needle Bai Hao white tea is possibly the most natural form of tea. It is only made from the buds, picked when they are at their most tender. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: The dry leaf doesn’t really look like any Silver Needle that I’ve ever seen before.  I see Silver Needles in there, but, then I also see larger leaves in there, darker leaves that look a bit like Bai Mu Dan, and perhaps even some Shou Mei.  Like a blend of at Read More

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Organic Silver Needle from Rishi Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  White Where to Buy:  Rishi Tea Tea Description: Reserve White Tea with a sublime, sweet flavor and a rich, savory finish.  Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I did not find this particular Silver Needle on the Rishi website, I hope that it will be back in stock soon, because it is fabulous! I chose to brew this cup in my gaiwan.  The leaves were so fluffy and soft, I just couldn’t bear to put them in anything other than my gaiwan, I wanted to enjoy these properly! The aroma of the brewed cup Read More

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Silver Needle White Tea from Mandala Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  White Where to Buy:  Mandala Tea Tea Description: A very precious and delicate tea characterized by the fine white hairs on the leaf. This beautiful white tea is only harvested for a couple of days each spring. It produces a rich body and savory aroma. Rich in antioxidants, as well as other extremely healthful minerals, white teas are less astringent than green teas with all of the same benefits. Its light and smooth flavor make it ideal for accompanying food, or soothing in the evening due to its lower level of caffeine. Learn more about this Read More

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Two Dragons and a Pearl from Teavivre

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Green Where to Buy:  Teavivre Tea Description: When you brew Two Dragons, two arms of jasmine and globe amaranth petals will slowly expand upwards cupping a single marigold flower – and so it is given the name of Two Dragons and a Pearl.  Thanks to the jasmine and amaranth, this tea has a wonderful sweet, flowery aroma and taste.  The taste is long-lasting and will survive 2 or 3 infusions. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: This is the third and final tea from my Steepster Select box from February:  Year of the Dragon.  Read More