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Honeysuckle Pu’erh from The Persimmon Tree

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Pu’erh Where to Buy: The Persimmon Tree Tea Description: The Honeysuckle pu-erh tea delivers a deep red infusion with a sweet woodsy, floral aroma. The finished brew is mild and earthy, with a lingering hint of honeysuckle. This honeysuckle tea can be steeped multiple times in a sitting without becoming bitter. This particular pu-erh is cooked and has been aged for about 4-6 years.  Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: The urge to drink Pu’erh comes and goes with me, perhaps largely because I initially found it a very acquired taste. Even though I’ve now Read More

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Ceylon Idulgashinna Blooming Mushroom White from What-Cha

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  White/Bloom Where to Buy: What-Cha Tea Description: A hand tied ball of silver tip white tea, possessing delicate fruity tones which become stronger with subsequent infusions. Tangy apricot notes become apparent with some subtle malt tones in latter steeps. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I have to admit, the only reason I bought this tea was because it has ‘mushroom’ in the title and it intrigued me since I’m very allergic to mushrooms. Though the tea itself has little to nothing to do with mushrooms, it still felt kind of cool to get to say Read More

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Darjeeling 1st Flush Colonal Casleton DJ-13 Oolong from Camellia Sinensis

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Camellia Sinensis (However it’s no longer listed) Tea Description: Here is an wulong composed of leaves varying in hue from light green to orange by way of delicate shades of silver which adorn its numerous buds. The light rolling typical of this type of clonal offers lovely large leaves which, once infused, release rich floral and herbaceous fragrances. The liquor, soft and of a substantial texture, is supported by fruity and spicy notes. Its long tangy finish evokes the lightness of spring. Learn more about this tea on Steepster! Taster’s Review: This is definitely an Read More

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Juicy Orange Pu’erh from DAVIDsTEA

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Pu’erh & Black Tea Where to Buy: DAVIDsTEA Tea Description: Something magical happens when you combine rich, earthy pu’erh with sweet, juicy orange. Somehow the result is so much more than the sum of its parts – deliciously fresh and fruity, yet undeniably good for you. Whether you sip it hot or over ice, it’s super-soothing and addictively refreshing. With a tea this happy in your arsenal, who knows what else might go your way? Things are looking cup… Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: This is a relatively new offering from DAVIDsTEA and it appears Read More

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Tangy Grapefruit White Tea Blend from The Jasmine Pearl Tea Merchants

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  White Where To Buy:  The Jasmine Pearl Tea Merchants Tea Description: Tangy Grapefruit White is a blend of organic Chinese Baimudan white tea, grapefruit essential oils, organic calendula petals for color, organic lemongrass, and organic lemon myrtle, brewing a true-to-life grapefruit burst. Learn more about this blend here. Taster’s Review: When I go into my local grocery store – Chuck’s Produce – I’m always happy to see teas from local purveyors on their shelves … like this Tangy Grapefruit White Tea Blend from The Jasmine Pearl Tea Merchants.  Of course, it makes sense to have a Read More