Foxy Roxy’s Banana Walnut Treat Tea is a congou keemun black tea blend with organic walnuts, freeze dried bananas and organic lotus stamens. This tea is blended and sold by Butiki Teas, online tea seller based in New Jersey, USA. Bananas and walnuts are a staple at my house, so whenever I feel like it I can whip up a banana bread or making my husband’s favorite banana pancakes. Banana flavored things are more often misses with me, especially if it has that gross artificial taste. I was the kid who’d give all their banana runts to my dad. I’ve … Continue reading, hoot!
Lemon French Macaron White Tea is a white indian tea tea with almond slivers, amaranth, calendula and vegan organic natural flavoring. This tea is blended and sold by Butiki Teas, online tea seller in New Jersey, USA. I love lemon desserts – lemon pound cake, lemon bars, lemon cookies and lemon meringue pie! I haven’t had a lemon macaron though, but I imagine they are delicious! All the times I’ve had macarons I get suckered by crazy colours, so I’d get pistachio green or strawberry pink. There is an interesting story to Lemon French Macaron White Tea – Butiki Teas … Continue reading, hoot!
Pumpkin Milkshake 2.0 is a Doke Rolling Thunder Oolong with vegan pumpkin flakes, organic lotus stamens, organic vanilla beans and organic natural flavors. This unique tea blend is by Butiki Teas, online tea seller based in New Jersey. I recently received my small order from Butiki Teas, as I was unable to resist some of her new blends. My household loves pumpkin pie. In the event I have leftover pumpkin, I make pumpkin milkshakes, saving me calories. Even off pumpkin pie season, I do like a good pumpkin tea, DavidsTea’s Pumpkin Chai as a good standby. By the way, I try to … Continue reading, hoot!
Ruby Pie is a khongea golden tippy assam black with vegan chocolate chip bunny grahams, cinnamon chips, freeze dried strawberries, and hibiscus. This fun, strawberry rhubarb pie tea blend is sold by Butiki Teas, an Oolong Owl favorite US online tea seller. Shout out to Sarah for winning – this blend was a custom blend concept that won Butiki Teas‘ Custom Blend contest back in 2012. Man, I wish my blend won, but hey, all the ideas looked really good so really whatever won and was up for sale on the site was going be good no matter what! To … Continue reading, hoot!
Pineapple Cilantro Cream is a Bai Mu Dan white tea blend. This unique tea is made by Butiki Teas, US online seller of loose leaf teas. Hmm. I do like pineapple, but cilantro? I do buy cilantro often, but mostly as a vegetable offering for my bunny. Cilantro in tea? Odd, but Oolong Owl is always up for a tea adventure! Butiki Teas does really good blends – but also their Flowery Pineapple Oolong is exceptionally delicious. I figured Pineapple Cilantro Cream White tea should be good as well. Mini Green Owl has joined us for this tea review. I really need to make … Continue reading, hoot!
Caramel Vanilla Assam is a black tea blend with Taiwanese Assam. This tea is by Butiki Teas, an Oolong Owl favorite tea seller. I have heard so many good things about Butiki Teas black teas, especially their Taiwanese Assam. Caramel Vanilla Assam is also highly rated on Steepster, currently riding the first page of the best rated teas of the community. I had to snag this tea with my last, giant, Butiki Teas order. Dry Leaf: I tried scooping out the tea and WOW LOOK IT THE SIZE OF THE LEAF! This is something I expect with a good oolong … Continue reading, hoot!
With Open Eyes is a Hangzhou Dragon Well flavored with strawberry, ginger and toffee. This tea is from Butiki Teas! Oooh a dragon well green tea blend! You don’t see those too often! Of course, it is a Butiki Teas blend, so it will be good! I do love strawberry and ginger combinations as they remind me of berry ginger ale, one of my favorite soda pop flavors. Dry Leaf: Nice sheets of dragon well leaves accented with strawberry slices and stringy looking ginger. There is a generous amount of strawberry in this blend! Smell? Oh man. Out of my … Continue reading, hoot!
Peppermint Patty is a herbal tea made of vegan chocolate chips, organic marshmallow leaf, organic peppermint. This caffeine free and vegan friendly tea is from Butiki Teas. Yay, Butiki Teas! I haven’t done an order with them for awhile and with this latest order I ordered a lot! Oohhh yeah! Mintea the Owl was excited – finally a mint tea for him to help review! Dry Leaf: Opening the tea package, Peppermint patty is a blast of sweet mint and chocolate! I can sense that white smushy middle of the mint filling and melty chocolate coating! It is seriously like unwrapping the … Continue reading, hoot!
Organic Japanese Puerh is a unique offering from Butiki Teas. I’ve never heard of a japanese puerh, so I had to add this tea to my cart with my last Butiki order. DRY LEAF: The tight, chippy looking black leaf smells a little like cocoa and tobacco. STEEPED (Gaiwan): Lovely reddy peach amber colour! First infusion: I did a 5 second steeping with boiling water using a gaiwan. The flavor has a light, crisp and clean coffee note. There’s some other flavors going on too that remind me of roasted chestnuts and barley teas. End of sip is a light sweetness – … Continue reading, hoot!
Three Friends is a black tea with orange, chocolate and marshmallow flavoring. This tea is from Butiki Teas. Okay, I am slightly biased here. I love Terry’s Chocolate Oranges. I’m homesick for Canada and my family, so the smell and taste of chocolate oranges bring me back to spending time with my Dad. He always gave me a chocolate orange for Christmas. The first time I got one, I was insistent I break it myself – but I was a pretty weak of a kid. Heck, despite all my brazilian jiu jitsu, my upper body strength is kinda crap. Dad … Continue reading, hoot!