Category Archives: Tea

Tea Time 9: Celestial teabag assortment

I’m starting to run out of suppliers of loose-leaf teas, so this week we’re trying some bag teas instead. Kae picked the assortment out this week, so let’s see how he did. Sample: Lemon Zinger Herbal Tea from Celestial Seasonings … Continue reading

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Tea Time 8: More Teavana

Okay, so this time it wasn’t me, it was Chaos who got suckered into buying some samples so we’d have an even pound of tea and ended up spending $60-odd. What can I say, it’s good tea and great salespeople … Continue reading

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Tea Time 7: Ego Tea

This week: Ego Tea! We ran out of time, so only two though. Sample: Vanilla Description: A blend of China and Ceylon blacks teas, elderflowers, and the essence of vanilla been[sic]. Produces a fruity cup that is very smooth and … Continue reading

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Tea Time 9: The Last of the Adagio Teas

Why did I buy so many adagio samples? This week we have the Berry Sampler Pack. I’m having a hell of a weekend, so it might sound a bit off. Sample: Strawberry Description:A black tea with strawberry in it Preparation: 212F … Continue reading

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Tea Time 8: Teavana!

I finally splurged on some Teavana teas to review! I did herbal teas this week; I was buying black for my mornings and wanted something a little different. Because we didn’t do one last week, we’ve gone a bit overboard … Continue reading

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Tea Time 7: Tao of Tea

This week we’re looking at three types of chai by The Tao of Tea in my quest for a really good chai to wake me up in the mornings :) These teas are all 100% organic, but the tins are … Continue reading

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Tea Time 6: Odds and Ends

This week we have the English Breakfast from Adagio and another Teavana. Okay, technically these were tested two weeks ago (relative to the time this is going up), because I’ve been smart this time and pre-buffered a post for when … Continue reading

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Tea Time Five: Oddities from Adagio

Only two this week, we didn’t have much time. Two again next week; Kae’s out of town, so we’ve prepped it in advance. Sample: Pu erh poe from Adagio Teas Description:  One of the five main types of tea (white, … Continue reading

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Tea Time 4: Adagio Teas: Yunnan style

This weekend we’ve tried two of the three Yunnan teas from Adagio. The one we didn’t try, the Yunnan Gold, is supposed to be the best of the three, but it didn’t come in the sampler packs we ordered. Sample: … Continue reading

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Tea Time 3: Adagio Teas Tropical Sampler

Today is the first of our samplers from adagioteas.com. I went a little overboard and bought a lot of samplers, so, you might see a lot more from them in the future. Let’s hope they’re good! We started with the … Continue reading

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