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Rare Orchid Oolong Tea from Tea Source

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Tea Source Tea Description: This rare regional oolong from Wuyi Mountain, Fujian yields a light liquor, but with great aroma, taste, and texture. You’ll experience: sweet, nutty, fruity, honey, and silky over many steepings. These long, large, twisted, bronze/brown leaves are produced at more than 1000′ elevation from the Qi Lan cultivar. Learn more about this tea here. To subscribe to Steepster Select, click here. Taster’s Review: This is a really nice Oolong!  This Rare Orchid Oolong Tea from Tea Source is an example of why I really love the Steepster Select boxes Read More

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Earl Grey White Tip from Tea Source

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Tea Source Product Description: Made from fine Chinese teas with a large portion of white tips (the most prized leaf of the plant) and blended with the finest oil of bergamot available. Incredibly aromatic and flavorful. Taster’s Review: This is a fantastic Earl Grey.  Incredibly rich and flavorful! The aroma of the dry leaf seduced me immediately – there is just something about that bergamot fragrance that captivates me.  The scent of the brewed tea is a bit softer, but, it is still quite enjoyable. The bergamot flavor of this Earl Grey Read More

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Berried Treasure from Tea Source

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Tea Source Product Description: This unique blend is sweet, smooth, and spicy with a kick. Contains: black tea, flavor, red peppercorns, and strawberry pieces. Taster’s Review: This is pretty tasty.  I am really liking how the hint of pepper accents the strawberry flavor. It’s not a particularly strong flavored tea.  The black tea base is the strongest note of the cup, and that’s not a bad thing.  The black tea tastes brisk and strong, although I wouldn’t categorize it as an aggressive tea.  It has a smoothness to it and a nice Read More