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Super Starling’s Top Ten Wanna-Try Teas. . . . .

I have a long list of to-try teas, but these ten take the top! The Bees Teas, S’mores If you click on the tea, you will notice the ingredient list: “Black Tea, Green Tea, Cocoa Beans, Barley, Chocolate Flakes, Apple, Vanilla, Yogurt Bits, Sea Salt, Cocoa Powder, Dried Marshmallows, Graham Cracker Cookie Bits, Citric Acid” I love teas with a ton of ingredients. What the heck is that going to taste like? Put it in my mouth post-haste. 52Teas, Patridgeberry In A Pear Tea Speaking of ingredients… What’s a partridgeberry?! Have I tried one before and not noticed? I need Read More

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Wow – We Just Hit 5K! (5,000 Posts, That is!) #TeaGiveaway

Hello – this is Anne – aka LiberTEAS – aka the Mad Tea Artist over at 52Teas! It’s been a while since I’ve written anything over here at SororiTea Sisters. I’m still an admin here but really, it’s more of an honorary title because truth be told, I do relatively little over here, administratively speaking (read: I do nothing) because I’m very busy with the aforementioned Mad Tea Artist thing. Fortunately, I left control of the helm in the very capable hands of my co-founder Jennifer (aka TeaEqualsBliss) and Nichole (aka CuppaGeek) and they’re doing a really wonderful job – Read More

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Iron Buddha Oolong Tea from Oollo Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Tea Where to Buy: Oollo Tea Tea Description: A present from the loving Bodhisattva of Compassion. Tightly rolled, the full leaves unfurl to emit pleasant stone fruit and wild honey notes with a hint of roasted nuts. Origin Varietal: Iron Buddha Grower Name: Wang Family Location: Pinglin, New Taipei, Taiwan Elevation: 500m Harvest: 2014 Spring Tea Review “It’s sweet with notes of honey, nutty and toasty with a very pleasant peach-like flavor.  It’s very smooth with a silky mouthfeel.” –Soriritea Sisters Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Iron Buddha Oolong Tea from Oollo Tea is from the Pinlin, New 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. Origin Varietal: Taiwan No. 18 Curator: Yoshi Lo Location: Yuchi, Nantou, Taiwan Elevation: 800m Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Red Jade Black Tea from Oollo Tea has already been reviewed by Anne here at Sororitea Sisters but some teas are worth reviewing more than once.  This is one of those teas and I agree with Anne thoughts as to how Read More

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Castleton Muscatel 2nd Flush from Darjeeling Tea Lovers

Tea Information: Leaf Type: Black Where to Buy: Darjeeling Tea Lovers Tea Description: CASTLETON MUSCATEL is one of the finest muscatel teas that we have come across this season. This tea has been made from selective leaves that come from PURE CHINA BUSHES at an altitude of 6200 ft above sea level which is ideal for the MUSCAT FLAVOUR. When this tea is steeped for 3 mins it gives a very SMOOTH MEDIUM GOLDEN LIQUOR which has a rich fruity aroma. With every sip, you get a very rich fruity flavour and it leaves a ‘twang’ of mint in the pallets. A Read More