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Thé Des Songes from Le Palais de Thés

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Le Palais de Thés Tea Description: A delicious Oolong tea scented with flowers and exotic fruits. Low in caffeine. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: This Thé Des Songes from Le Palais de Thés is a very fruity Oolong tea!  I taste notes of flower, certainly, but, I’m tasting more fruit than flower … and I’m tasting more fruit than I am Oolong tea. That last part is just a wee bit disappointing, because when I opened the little tin tube of this tea and saw that this is a dark Read More

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So Long, and Thanks for All the Licorice Black Chai Blend from Butiki Teas

Chai Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Butiki Teas Chai Description: One of our customers, Sasha, challenged us to create a unique licorice masala chai custom blend. We ended up loving her blend so much, that we decided to offer it on our website. The name of this tea is a reference to one of the owner’s favorite authors, Douglas Adams. This soothing tea features licorice; however, the spice notes are also present and linger long after the sip and meld with the licorice notes. With each sip, the licorice and spice notes seem to become stronger yet they Read More

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Thé Des Concubines from Le Palais de Thés

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black & Green Teas Where to Buy:  Le Palais de Thés Tea Description: Recreate the unique, welcoming atmosphere of a Chinese tea house. This rare tea is a refined, delicate blend of green and black teas from China with rich, fruity notes of cherry, mango and vanilla. Contains rose petals and fruit pieces. Learn more about this blend here. Taster’s Review: Really tasty!  I like that the cherry flavor in this tea – Thé Des Concubines from Le Palais de Thés – does not come off tasting like cough syrup, and that the mango and cherry are Read More

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Organic Tea Flowers from The Tao of Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Tea Flowers Where to Buy:  The Tao of Tea Tea Description: The tea plant (Camellia sinensis) flowers once a year in Fall. This is the time just before the plant produces seeds and goes into winter hibernation. Yunnan Tea Flowers These 100% organic tea flowers are from the southern Yunnan province of China and harvested from old growth tea trees indigenous to the area. The native peoples of this region are among the few tea-growing cultures with a history of tea flower harvesting.  Jing Mai Tea Forest  Jing Mai Mountain is home to one of the Read More

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Thé Vert á la Vanille from Le Palais des Thés

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Green Tea Where to Buy:  Le Palais des Thés Tea Description: A wonderful combination of green tea and vanilla. Enlivened by small vanilla pods, this delicately flavored Sencha is beautifully mild and smooth. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Mmmmm!  I know I’ve said it before, but I’m going to say it again, I love vanilla flavored teas.  There is something so luxuriously smooth and wonderful about vanilla teas … the soft, creamy taste of vanilla melds so beautifully with the leaves of camellia sinensis!  And this Thé Vert á la Vanille from Le Palais des Thés Read More