Canadian Ice Wine Black Tea Blend

While in Traverse City recently I visited a wonderful tea shop – the Spice & Tea Merchants shop.  It’s a cozy little store with wonderful smells of spices and teas.  I probably could have spent hours just gawking at all the tea. I bought a couple of teas while there, one of which was a […]

Advent Tea 21: Cardamon French Toast

French toast in a cup! Well kind of. This black tea has cinnamon, lemon peel, coriander seeds, cardamom, coconut sugar, and cane sugar.  This tea was a rich black tea with a slightly buttery tone and a hint of spice.  I’m not sure what liquid french toast would actually taste like but I imagine this […]

Advent Tea 18 & 19: Forever Nuts and Dark Chocolate Delight

Day 18 and day 19 were two very different teas. Forever Nuts was another fruit infusion that doesn’t have any actual tea in it. It is a mix of apples, almonds, cinnamon, beetroot, and artificial flavor. It reminded me of the banana nut bread tea though this was apple fruity instead of banana. It poured a light […]

Advent Tea 10: Nepal Black

Another black tea! This organic black tea from Nepal is apparently sources from “from a small family-owned tea garden named Jun Chiyabari.” The dry leaves are thin, long, and slightly curled and smell slightly malty. The tea has a slightly honey note and a very mild astrignecy. It’s a fairly standard black tea and I […]

Advent Tea 6: Glitter and Gold

“All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost. From the ashes a fire shall be woken, A light from the shadows shall spring; Renewed shall be blade that was broken, The crownless again […]