The Autumn Bundle

Her pleasure in the walk must arise from the exercise and the day, from the view of the last smiles of the year upon the tawny leaves and withered hedges, and from repeating to herself some few of the thousand poetical descriptions extant of autumn–that season of peculiar and inexhaustible influence on the mind of taste andContinue reading “The Autumn Bundle”

Review: Peak and Valley Balance My Stress Adaptogen Blend

Balance My StressĀ® uses adaptogens to help protect against stress, and medicinal mushroom extracts and herbs to decrease fatigue, protect the immune system and improve blood flow. This adaptogenic blend of reishi mushroom extract, eleuthero root, ashwagandha, and cocoa is carefully crafted to promote overall well being. – Peak and Valley Peak and Valley isContinue reading “Review: Peak and Valley Balance My Stress Adaptogen Blend”

Review: Bittersweet Farm Immune Support Tea

Drink a small cup, daily, to give your immune system a lift!  – Bittersweet Farm Tea A minty, somewhat spicy tea, this is a unique blend of flavors, all potent and coalescing in interesting, complementary ways. It should be noted that this blend takes a while to steep in comparison to other brands (perhaps aroundContinue reading “Review: Bittersweet Farm Immune Support Tea”

Review: OSULLOC Jeju Pure Green Tea

Green tea made of only baby tea leaves that are slightly steamed and roasted for gentle and clean flavor. Enjoy the flavor and scent of Jeju tea field at an affordable price. – OSULLOC An oaky autumnal flavor, OSULLOC’S Jeju Green tea is a unique addition to any green tea lover’s rolodex. It’s a smooth,Continue reading “Review: OSULLOC Jeju Pure Green Tea”

Review: Adagio Fugian Rain

Fujian Rain or Shui Xian, which translates to “Water Sprite,” is an oolong produced in a similar style to Wuyi Oolongs. Therefore they share some similar traits, such as peachy-honey notes and a mineral “rock taste.” Grown at an elevation of 800 meters, this high-fired, medium grade version results in a rich-tasting amber colored cupContinue reading “Review: Adagio Fugian Rain”

Review: Adagio Coconut Grove Pouchong

Pouchong tea is a very lightly oxidized, green oolong from Taiwan. It’s highly valued for its rich, naturally sweet fragrance of honey, flowers, and quite often, coconut. We thought the flavor of fresh coconut, then, would be the perfect complement to this delicate cup. – Adagio This tea truly delivers on the coconut flavor, withContinue reading “Review: Adagio Coconut Grove Pouchong”

Review: Adagio Ali Shan

Ali Shan is an alpine green oolong tea from Taiwan. While relatively new, Ali Shan is one of Taiwan’s most famous tea growing areas, producing beautiful high mountain oolong teas from its misty peaks. Warm sugar and deeply layered floral aromas, with a melting, creamy mouthfeel. Mellow and light-bodied, this hand-crafted Ali Shan oolong isContinue reading “Review: Adagio Ali Shan”

Review: Adagio Keemun Rhapsody

Perhaps the most famous of Chinese varieties, prized for its rich, toasty flavor, mineral flinty notes and smoky, sometimes incense aroma. Our Keemun Rhapsody is a complex showing of excellent quality Keemun. Toasty, biscuity aroma with a browned apple sweetness. Earthy fruit flavor, notes of aromatic lychee fruit. Lingering perfumy smokiness long after the cupContinue reading “Review: Adagio Keemun Rhapsody”

Review: Adagio Black Dragon Pearls

Black Dragon Pearls is a rare, hand-rolled variety of black tea with a smooth, rich and chocolatey taste. Hailing from the Yunnan province, this black tea version of the popular Dragon Pearl is comprised of only the highest quality leaves and buds expertly rolled into a large pearl-like shape. Black Dragon Pearls are naturally sweetContinue reading “Review: Adagio Black Dragon Pearls”

Review: Adagio Chocolate Chip

Dark chocolate chips melt into the infusion of this Ceylon black tea to create the ultimate coupling of two taste bud tantalizers. Dense and soft chocolate flavor – seriously, for a second you think you’re just eating a bag of cookies! The clean, slightly tangy finish brings you back to tea, and the balanced astringencyContinue reading “Review: Adagio Chocolate Chip”