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Organic Oolong Tea from Buddha Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy: Buddha Teas Tea Description: Over the years, many different varieties of oolong tea have been produced, each with their own style and flavor, however traditional oolong tea remains the most popular among these. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Oolong has historically been my nemesis, although I have to say at this point that I’ve only ever tried loose leaf oolong with one exception (Teapigs Tung Ting Oolong, which is pyramid bagged). This oolong is also bagged, and in fairly small, square paper affairs that really don’t look like they’ll provide Read More

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Foxy Roxy’s Banana Walnut Treat Black Tea Blend from Butiki Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Butiki Teas Tea Description: Foxy Roxy’s Banana Walnut Treat utilizes our Congou Keemun as the base which provides an interesting contrast with the sweet banana flavor. We also added a touch of walnut which melds nicely with base without overpowering the banana flavor. One of our customers, Foxy Roxy, contacted us to suggest a banana Keemun blend. Since we were already working on a banana tea, we decided to test it out and we were quite surprised by the deliciousness of this combination. For a short interview with Foxy Roxy on how Read More

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Lilac Blend from Strand Tea Company

Tea Information: Leaf Type: Black Where to Buy: Strand Tea Company Tea Description: Premium Black Teas from highland China blended with lilac flowers. This tea looks, smells, and tastes great. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Lilac Blend from Strand Tea Company has me just beaming with happiness. It is a beautiful sun shiny day outside, I am looking at my first flowers of the year, although they are daffodils, not lilacs, and dreamily sipping on such a delightful surprise! I love lilacs, they are so very fragrant and beautiful. This tea speaks to my sensibilities of summer, flowers, and Read More

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Anxi Fo Shou Black Tea From Verdant Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type: Black Where to Buy: Verdant Tea Tea Description: An experimental hybrid tea with the best of Tieguanyin, Wuyi oolong and malty black tea. . . . NOTES: chocolate, scotch, caramel, walnut, coconut, jasmine Fo Shou or “Buddha’s Hand,” is a varietal of tea from Wuyi, traditionally twisted and oxidized into an oolong tea. This revolutionary Fo Shou Black Tea is an experimental crop transplanted in nearby Anxi and fully oxidized as a black tea. The fusion of rocky Wuyi flavor, malty black tea flavor, and hints of Anxi Tieguanyin flavor make this a worthwhile and intriguing creation all of its own. Learn Read More

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On the Seventh Day of Christmas, Della Terra Teas Sent to Me…

We’re past the halfway point in this countdown, and you know what that means, don’t you?  The big day is just around the corner, almost here … are you finished with your holiday shopping?  We’re not, but we are nearly done, and that’s more than I can say for our usual progress this time of year. Today’s tea was sent in a beautiful blue, sparkly envelope/box.   These little boxes are really cute, and of course, I’m keeping them … hopefully I’ll think of something to do with them that is alter-ish art-y. Anyway, I’m sure you’re all just sitting there Read More