Review: Adagio Raspberry Patch Tea

Raspberry is a complex flavor. It can be more sweet than tart, warm and chewy like a jam, or a fruity-floral accent. This blend plays to all of those nuances. Fresh raspberries, apple pieces, rose hips and hibiscus come together to tell the story of a raspberry. Zesty, tart and slightly sweet. A balanced cupContinue reading “Review: Adagio Raspberry Patch Tea”

Review: Adagio Jade Oolong

Jade oolong tea from the Tung Ting mountain in Nantou County, Taiwan. A highly prized tea, Jade oolongs are a beautiful deep green in appearance, with large, tightly rolled leaves. Once infused, these lightly oxidized leaves gradually unfurl to release their essential oils. Jade oolongs are known for their fresh green-floral aroma, sweet flavor, andContinue reading “Review: Adagio Jade Oolong”

Review: Adagio Wild Child Tea

This tea is wild right out of the bag, what a great scent! It’s very fragrant in the cup but the taste itself is delightfully fresh, smooth and fruity. – Adagio Tea Fruity without being overly sweet, Wild Child is a unique and delicious blend, the mix of green teas complimenting each other magnificently. ModeratelyContinue reading “Review: Adagio Wild Child Tea”

Review: Adagio Hojicha Green Tea

Green tea from Japan that is rendered brown by roasting Bancha (a summer crop tea, harvested after Sencha) tea leaves. An Adagio customer favorite, with a toasty nutty flavor and slightly mesquite note. Earthy and warm quality, soothing, clean finish. – Adagio Tea A deep, almost savory green tea, this unique blend may take someContinue reading “Review: Adagio Hojicha Green Tea”

Review: Adagio Pu Erh Hazelberry

The earthy smoothness of Pu Erh creates a warm foundation for the rich flavor of hazelnut while playful, tangy-sweet strawberries peek through the nutty opulence. A hint of cream adds a soft, dreamy note to the blend. – Adagio Sweet when cold and somewhat bitter when hot, Adagio’s Pu Erh Hazelberry carries a sweet hazelnutContinue reading “Review: Adagio Pu Erh Hazelberry”

Review: Twining’s Earl Grey

At Twinings, we take great care to ensure that the Earl Grey you drink today tastes as extraordinary as the one Richard Twining first created. Fresh, fragrant and flavoured with the distinctive notes of citrus and bergamot, this Earl Grey tea has all the taste of the original.  – Twinings I suppose I’m not anContinue reading “Review: Twining’s Earl Grey”

Review: Make Mine a Builders – British Cuppa

It was high time to refresh this hardworking nation with a proper, no-nonsense cup of tea. We turned to the experts on the subject – builders, of course – and asked 300 of them to slurp and rate our blend. They gave us top marks for strength, refreshment and lip-smacking flavour – the perfect cuppaContinue reading “Review: Make Mine a Builders – British Cuppa”

The Spring Bundle

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature — the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter. – Rachel Carson, Silent Spring Spring is here, even though the situationContinue reading “The Spring Bundle”

Review: Bigelow’s English Teatime

Expertly blended with hand picked tea leaves from high elevation gardens. Aromatic, full bodied and smooth. – Bigelow Frothy and smooth, Bigelow’s English Teatime is a comfortable tea for the morning, even if it doesn’t quite outshine Twinings’ equivalent. This is mostly due to Twinings’ blend having more potent flavors, whereas Bigelow seems to preferContinue reading “Review: Bigelow’s English Teatime”

Review: Bigelow Constant Comment Black Tea

The Bigelow original. No recipe makes us prouder. To this day members of the Bigelow family are still the only ones who blend this secret recipe of black tea, rind of oranges and sweet spice. One sip & you will know there is still no tea like it… take a whiff then enjoy the oneContinue reading “Review: Bigelow Constant Comment Black Tea”