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Velvety Vanilla Chai from Twinings. . . . . . .

A dear friend who lives in England sent me some teas in the mail, and they’re all teas I’ve never had. The first tea I decided to try is of course Chai. I can never resist a good Chai. With a name like velvety vanilla, how could I not try it? It is a Chai made with black tea, but I threw my caffeine caution to the wind and brewed a cup. This morning was grey and cool so I needed the extra lift anyway. Awhile back I tried a vanilla Chai and the vanilla flavor tasted very chemical-y. It Read More

Intensely buttermint

Intensely Buttermint from Twinings. . . . .

This tea is a personal favorite of mine. I tried a sample sent by a tea friend and when I went to London, I knew I needed more. I actually had to cross a marathon just to get to the Twinings shop and it was 100% worth it. It lives up to the “intensely” in its name, being incredibly flavorful. Though that is not the only way it lives up to its name. This tea is both buttery and minty. The butter element providing a great deal of creamy sweetness while the mint keeps everything fresh and interesting. The flavors Read More

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The Full English from Twinings

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: Twinings Tea Description: This tea is not available on the US Twinings website.  Learn more about Twinings Black Tea options for the US here Taster’s Review: I am on a quest.  A quest to drink down some tea.  My tea cupboard has gotten outrageously out of control.  So I am now honor and duty bound to drink some up before this coming fall season when there will be pumpkin spice and apple pie teas tempting me to gobble and snatch them up! The first one I grab is one that isn’t available in the Read More

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Green Nightly Calm® from Twinings Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Green Where to Buy: Twinings Tea USA Tea Description: A comforting green tea perfectly balanced with soothing chamomile, cooling spearmint and the subtle flavor of lemongrass. Learn more about this tea here.  Taster’s Review: Ever had that kind of day that you just couldn’t wait to get home to make yourself a cuppa and veg? That is the sort of day I have been having all week.  I am ready to pop my feet up and watch some Big Bang Theory, Elementary or Daredevil with my boyfriend. One of my favorite rituals that my boyfriend and I do is that each night Read More

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Lady Grey® Black Tea from Twinings of London

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Twinings of London Tea Description: Lady Grey® is offered exclusively from Twinings. This light black tea is perfectly balanced with the citrus fruit flavours of bergamot, orange and lemon to deliver a delightful tea with a refreshing taste and uplifting aroma. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: After my less than exciting experience with Earl Grey tea from Twinings of London, I found myself skeptical about this Lady Grey® Black Tea from Twinings of London.  So, my hopes and expectations were not high when I brewed this tea.  I guess it’s Read More