komo energy tea

Energy Pu-Erh from Komo Tea

The dry leaves are colorful with a strong berry fragrance. The look and smell make me feel very confident in the health value of this tea. A lot of the Chinese ingredients, I hadn’t tried before. Naturally Pu-Erh has caffeine, then there’s an herbal boost from being hand blended with adaptagen herbs (which I totally googled, I’m not THAT granola. They’re good for stress). This cold brewed up to be a deep maroon but the mouthfeel was very smooth. At first sniff I thought I couldn’t handle the flavor, but the cinnamon balances the fruit really well, like Dean from Read More


Assam 1860 Bagged Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Assam 1860 Tea Description: We’ve been growing tea for more than 150 years. That’s right, 150 years of experience and expertise that goes into making a cup of tea with pedigree. And it tastes delicious. Assam 1860 is a black tea that celebrates tea itself. It is made only from leaves plucked in the picturesque Thowra Estate, a chai bagan set up in 1860. We ensure that the phrase ‘garden fresh’ lives up to its every promise. The leaves are plucked, processed and packed in the estate itself, ensuring quality and freshness that Read More


CTC Assam Exotic Black Tea by Golden Tips

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: Golden Tips Tea Description: Even though Assam produces some exquisite orthodox teas, its CTC (Cut, Tear,Curl) grade of teas are cherished for their extremely bold character. They are known to have relatively bigger round granules which make for a bright red liquoring cup. Strong, robust, full-bodied and rich with a unique malltiness, this tea pairs up with your breakfast like bread does with butter. It goes perfectly with milk and sugar and can also be enjoyed as a pure black tea when brewed in freshly boiled water for 3-5 minutes. Harvested in the Read More


PRODUCT REVIEW: Chico Chai Strong Brew Chai Concentrate from Chico Chai

Product Information: For more information, please visit:  Chico Chai Chico Chai Strong Brew Concentrate is available at these locations. Product Description: A strong, spicy brew, ready to be mixed with milk and heated or poured over ice, for a lovely “chai latte”. Chico Chai is brewed by hand, from whole, organic ingredients, and is less sweet than mainstream chai. Each batch is made without preservatives, it’s simply brewed and refrigerated for a unique, fresh flavor. Taster’s Review: It would seem that lately, I’m on a bit of a chai kick.  What can I say?  At the first signs of autumn, Read More


Strong Earl Grey Tea from Shanti Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Shanti Tea Tea Description: Using a GBOP grade of black tea for this earl grey, and blending it with extra bergamot essence makes creates an infusion especially well suited for london fogs or for those seeking a strong bergamot flavor in their tea. Much stronger than the classic, malty notes, and a lively cup.  Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: If you’ve been reading my tea reviews for any length of time, you are probably well aware of my love for Earl Grey.  I am WILD about Earl Grey as Read More