iced kiss

Iced Kiss from Tea Taxi . . . . .

I discovered TeaTaxi over a year ago while sitting in a class and scrolling through Instagram. Flavor after flavor popped up on various tea blog accounts and I was intrigued since, much like DAVIDsTEA, TeaTaxi offered a great deal of unique and exciting flavors. I explored their website and thanks to their sampler packs and discounted tea tins, I was able to try a large variety of their offerings for a relatively inexpensive cost. I bought about 25 different teas and could not be happier when my order arrived. This tea, Iced Kiss, was the first tea I tried from Read More

carrot cake

Carrot Cake from Tea Taxi. . . .

I am a carrot cake fiend. Like I have an insane amount of love for carrot cake. All things carrot cake. In fact, when I go to the Cheesecake Factory, I almost always leave with a piece of carrot cake and a piece of carrot cake cheesecake. Once I got home from the Cheesecake Factory and noticed the carrot cake slice was smaller than normal and we complained and took the slice back. We got yet another piece of carrot cake and another piece of carrot cake cheesecake as an apology for making us drive back there and I practically Read More

detox

Detox from TeaTaxi. . . . . .

Well it’s that time of year again. Everyone is making resolutions and trying to recover from all the decadence of the holiday season. Diet and detox ads are everywhere and it seems as if this month’s TeaTaxi package is no exception. My monthly subscription envelope arrived with a whole variety of feel good blends focusing on health and wellness. First thing I noticed was the vast amount of ingredients in this blend. For something meant to cleanse my body, it seems I am putting a whole lot into it. All natural ingredients but ones I normally would not seek out Read More

Pop Goes Life

Pop Goes Life! from TeaTaxi. . . . .

I am always excited for a flavored genmaicha. Now 52 Teas is normally where I find them but every so often they pop up at other companies too. This is Tea Taxi’s take on one and it is quite nice. With this blend the genmaicha seems to be the focus. The main flavor is the roastiness of the popped rice. There is also an underlying note of cereal that I would attribute to the rice as well. The green tea base is really quite mellow but is contributing a slight vegetalness that compliments the roastiness. However, it conflicts slightly with Read More

lets go nuts

Let’s Go Nuts! from Tea Taxi . . . . .

A lot of tea companies provide nut based herbal blends. The most famous I can think of is Forever Nuts by DAVIDsTEA. I enjoyed that when I first tried it but quickly fell out of love with it. Unfortunately, so many other blends taste just the same. This is not like those blends. This tea is just so much better. I prepared it as an eggnog latte today, mostly because I have a whole lot of eggnog to get through and a latte seemed like a perfect choice for such a rich tea. I topped it off with some chocolate Read More