Tea powder time! With matcha being the popular drink these days, we should also try other powdered teas. Chi Whole Leaf has a line up 5 different teas! I’ll be trying 3 of the 5 today, so let’s get to it. Tasting of Chi Whole Leaf Tea Powder Green mint Green Mint has a medicinal and mint scent. This tea powder contains Peppermint, Eucalyptus Leaf and Darjeeling Green tea. I was lazy so I used my DavidsTea Matcha Maker Tea Tumbler. I mixed the Green Mint tea with water and ice. It came out a deep dark army green. The flavor is … Continue reading, hoot!
I crashed my local Asian supermarket not too long ago and raided it for all the tea goodies and cheap vegetables. To my surprise, I spotted this and had to try it – Kikkoman Pearl Organic Green Tea Soy milk, for tea lovers! I found this on the shelf as this is the type of soy milk that doesn’t need to be refrigerated unless it is opened. The packaging looks nice, though I’m confused why there’s a lemon in it. Nutrition stats are pretty standard soy milk ones. To premise this review, I regularly drink soy milk. Soy juice (what my … Continue reading, hoot!
Time for the June Simple Loose Leaf box! Simple Loose Leaf box info – Simple Loose Leaf is a monthly Co-op tea box that sends 4 to 6 loose leaf tea samples (1/4oz size) – you get a wide assortment of different teas such as straight teas, blends and herbals. With being in the Tea Co-op, you get a membership ID. If you enjoy and want more tea that you’ve sampled, you can purchase it from the Simple Loose Leaf Tea Shop for 50% off. For your first box, you can enter OolongOwl for a 50% off your first Simple Loose Leaf’s Tea co-op box! For … Continue reading, hoot!
Hello Kyobancha! This organic roasted Japanese green tea is sold by M&Ks Tea Co. It is the March 2014 harvest from the Nakai Seichajo tea farm in Wazuka, Kyoto Prefecture Japan. Despite being on a Japanese Monthly tea club a year or so back, I haven’t had a kyobancha before. With that said, I am not able to compare whether this is an awesome kyobancha or not. All my other M&K teas are samples, but this one is a full size and it has really fun packaging! I almost don’t want to put it in a tin! Dry Leaf … Continue reading, hoot!
I recently did a small Mandala Tea order as they had a bunch of new teas roll in (2013 Young Tea Nugget!!). I’m usually not one for new spring green teas, but this particular green tea caught my eye – Nine Lotus Green Tea – so it sneaked into my shopping cart. Sneaky sneaky teas! Mandala Tea‘s Nine Lotus Green Tea is a spring 2015 tea from Jui Hua Shan, Nine Lotus Mountain in Anhui Province of China at an elevation of 3,500 feet. This tea is cultivated by Buddhist Monks! Dry Leaf Nine Lotus Green Tea has a super cool leaf – they … Continue reading, hoot!
Looking for a monthly tea box that you can try and discover different tea brands? Amoda Tea’s Monthly box would be the perfect fit! Amoda Tea features a new tea brand each month. They also feature tea brands that are high quality and ethically sourced, with blends that are free of artificial flavors and sugars. Besides the monthly box subscription, you can also separately purchase teas that have been featured in previous monthly boxes, as well as tasting sets from the Amoda Tea Shop. Their website is really pretty too! This month Amoda Tea has paired up with Nepali Tea Traders with 25% … Continue reading, hoot!
May to me is strawberries and spring teas. I’ve been chugging shou pu’er like it’s going out of style and I really need to switch to greens, whites and young sheng pu’er to get me into Spring and Summer mode. It looks like the Simple Loose Leaf box this month has some nice oolongs and greens! Simple Loose Leaf box info – Simple Loose Leaf is a monthly Co-op tea box that sends 4 to 6 loose leaf tea samples (1/4oz size) – you get a wide assortment of different teas such as straight teas, blends and herbals. With being in the Tea Co-op, you … Continue reading, hoot!
Time for our monthly installment of Tea of the Month clubs – first up Simple Loose Leaf. I’ve realized that I’ve been reviewing Tea of the Month clubs for awhile that I should start adding the year in there, haha! The Simple Loose Leaf info spiel – Simple Loose Leaf is a monthly Co-op tea box that sends 4 to 6 loose leaf tea samples (1/4oz size) – you get a wide assortment of different teas such as straight teas, blends and herbals. With being in the Tea Co-op, you get a membership ID. If you enjoy and want more tea that you’ve sampled, you … Continue reading, hoot!
Back at the World Tea Expo in 2014, I was at The Tea Spot‘s booth and they had these Steep & Go cold brew bottle adapters that were super popular! With the Steep & Go bottle adapter, you can turn your water bottle into a cold steeping tea vessel! All you need is tea, though The Tea Spot also has cold brew teas to go with it! The bottle adapter is pretty inexpensive too. The Steep & Go comes with a drink top, filter and two adapter rings. This took me awhile to get around to review as times I ended up buying … Continue reading, hoot!
Our final Tea of the Month subscription review for March – Curious Tea! This tea subscription box is based in the UK at £14.95 to $£16.95 per month depending on the subscription length. You get 2 teas, with a total of 100 grams of tea. Even though I’m in the US, my box didn’t take that long to arrive, so this Tea of the Month subscription is totally do-able if you are outside the UK. What is unique to this tea subscription is you get to choose between a Light, Dark or Mixed selection of teas. Their light teas are … Continue reading, hoot!