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  • Date
  • June 8, 2021

paris afternoon :: murchie’s

black + green tea (blend, flavoured) | india, china, himalayas There is a lot going on in this cup. Layers of aroma and flavour that work together, but striving to be detected individually. The green tea brings a bright astringency that cuts through the caramel and leather finishing notes of the black tea. paris afternoon …

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  • Date
  • May 25, 2021

english breakfast (organic) :: cup of té

black tea (blend) The first “Breakfast Tea” was blended in the late 1800’s, and when Queen Victoria fell in love with this blend during her stay in Balmoral (and subsequently taking home cases with her) it was renamed “English Breakfast Tea”. Taking on a classic is fraught with peril, but this black tea blend offers …

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  • Date
  • May 11, 2021

yellow dragon pu-erh :: tea emporium

pu-erh tea (blend) | yunnan province, china This tea blend (ginger and lemongrass) is made for multiple short infusions – providing a repeating heady cup. A lot of flavour, and difficult to isolate the different notes because it is so well balanced. A comforting balance of vegetal, smoky warmth and subtle citrus notes. yellow dragon …

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  • Date
  • April 27, 2021

sticky rice oolong :: davidstea

oolong tea (blend) | thailand A lightly oxidized oolong is closer to green tea. With a creamy mouthfeel and natural sweetness, this oolong is a perfect pairing for the magical Chinese herb, Nuo Mi Xiang which smells and tastes like sticky rice. With calm aromas and gentle flavours, this blend transports all of the fresh …

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  • Date
  • March 16, 2021

royal wedding :: harney & sons

white tea (blend) | china A pretty blend that has a striking chocolatey aroma – all the more interesting because the taste is mostly almond, coconut and vanilla. Mutan white tea is known also by the names Bai Mudan, Pai Mu Tan and White Peony. This nutty sweet blend has a smooth mouthfeel underlined by …

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