Honeysuckle is an organic pu’erh tea from The Persimmon Tree, an online loose leaf tea seller. First off, The Persimmon Tree. This tea seller has some fantastic teas – they got their flavoring of tea down to a science of amazingness. I love all their coconut teas the most, very creamy and real tasting coconut. Besides taste, The Persimmon Tree mission, as stated on their website, is to enrich people’s lives through the pleasure of tea. They demonstrate this mission by being environmentally conscious with their packaging. For their teas, they offer organic and fair trade teas. Each tea online describes their … Continue reading, hoot!
Swweeet! I did an order with Den’s Tea, an online seller of Japanese Green Teas. If you are looking for some solid Japanese green teas, I highly recommend them. They have a really good deal going on, with their $3 Novice Sampler pack! (pssst, price includes shipping!) I snagged one a month or two ago, and it came with like 5 bags of tea, a couple 10gram packets of loose leaf teas and a $3 coupon! So, with this new order, I used the coupon, thus making those samples free, hehe! Here’s my recent order: Hmm, that’s a big box for just the … Continue reading, hoot!
Jade Blend is an silky oolong tea with melon, strawberry and cucumber flavors. I received this tea from Physique Tea, an online seller of bagged slimming teas. This is 1 of 3 teas I got from Physique, Jade Blend I was looking forward to the most as I don’t see many melon cucumber teas out there. I really dig melon teas! Packaging was very nice ^_^ Hey USPS and UPS – see that, my tea is FRAGILE! Too many times I’ve had them throw my tea packages around. Literally! I’ve had tea packages tossed over the fence or smashed through my mail … Continue reading, hoot!
Momoko is a green tea that features peach and vanilla flavors. This tea is sold by Lupicia and comes in bagged or loose leaf forms. Very lovely packaging! DRY LEAF: Oh wow! DROOOOL! Creamy sweet peachyness! The smell reminds me of those japanese peach gummies! I spent awhile smelling this tea. Up close, the tea has little pink flowers buds and teeny rock sugar bits. STEEPED: Momoko comes out a bright green yellow with a green buttery scent. I steeped this tea with boiling water for 1.45 minutes. TASTE: Momoko is surprisingly very creamy. This tea tastes like good fresh matcha, … Continue reading, hoot!
Potato Pancakes & Applesauce is a organic huangshan mao feng green tea blend, featuring apple chips and potato bits. This is quite a unique blend from Butiki Teas. DRY LEAF: Very cool looking tea with all the bits in it. This tea likes to resist being scooped. The green tea leaves are long and wiry and the potato bits are big, making it a little tricky to judge if I’m using enough tea – and I don’t wanna smush it into my spoon, you know? Whatever, I just use a bit more as “error” control. The potato bits are so darn cute! … Continue reading, hoot!
Chocolate Rocket is a roasted yerba mate tea, that features almonds, chocolate and raspberry. This tea comes from DavidsTEA, a wonderful Canadian tea shop. Okay – I love this tea, it is on my fav list. I had a sample of this and went mental and bought more. I then was running out and didn’t have time to buy more before I was moving out of Canada. The last of my tea was in my tea tumbler (dry leaf) on my plan ride out of Canada. I needed it as I had a long customs /immigration process to deal with! … Continue reading, hoot!
Fantasy is a black tea that features caramel, honey and fruit. I got this tea from Lupicia, off the 2012/2013 Happy bag! This is the first time for me to try this tea – first impressions, ya! DRY LEAF: Amazing fruity scent that is mouth watering good. Not actually sure what fruit really, probably a mix of fruit. There is a bit of a smokey caramel smell that kinda reminds me of coffee. STEEPED: Nice classic black tea colour. Smells slightly sweet and black tea like. I steeped Fantasy with boiling water for 2.5 minutes, as per package instructions. TASTE: Standard … Continue reading, hoot!
Dragon Feelers is a light green tea from Butiki Teas, an online tea seller. This tea seller is a personal favorite of mine – very good and unique teas! DRY LEAF: Hold up. This tea is all about the crazy appearance. Let’s zoom in Awww, cute! Didn’t take me long to find the cutest leaf out of my teaspoon! When I saw a picture of this tea I was all, “What is that? The leaves look freaky, like fuzzy little bugs! I have to drink it!” (yes, freaking looking tea is a selling point for me) REST ASSURED, THESE ARE … Continue reading, hoot!
Choco Cinnamon is a green tea featuring cinnamon sugar, white chocolate stars, orange peel, rose blossoms and cloves. I snagged this tea from Tea Desire. DRY LEAF: The dry leaf looks very nice – I love the chocolate stars! Smells mouthwatering sweet with light spices. I’ve had this tea a few times, and I think the stars like to float to the top of the bag, so make sure to mix well. I’m near the end of my bag, so I’m running low on stars. STEEPED: Dark gold colour and light film on the top, most likely from the chocolate … Continue reading, hoot!
White Christmas is a black tea, with apricot and white chocolate flavorings. It is a limited season tea for Winter 2012 from Lupicia. This tea comes in loose leaf and bagged form. I received this tea from Lupicia’s monthly newsletter. The newsletter comes with a sample! To get on this deal, check out that link. More or less, you need to do a $30 order online or in store. Hmm.. why am I drinking a christmas tea in mid January? Well, I did get this sample I think in early December, I should of drank it then. Whatever, it’s still winter. FYI, this … Continue reading, hoot!