One of these days I am going to make it to Fayetteville, Arkansas and check out this tea company in person. In the meantime, I will just have to enjoy them online and through my friends who bring me back stuff from the other part of the state!
A co-worker recently brought me some of this Cinnamon Orange tea from Savoy Tea Company.
Holy moly, batman. It's delicious and the color is gorgeous.
This tea is naturally sweet and doesn't need any honey or sweeteners. The cinnamon is strong which is great for me because I love spices but if you aren't a fan of cinnamon you really won't like it. That said, this tea is like drinkable holiday potpourri and it is GOOD.
I steeped this black tea with just under boiling water for about 4-5 minutes. I was able to get two strong steeps from on steep. The third steep was still good but definitely less flavorful than the first two. Ingredients include: black tea, orange, cinnamon and cloves.
I rate this tea a 5 out of 5 stars.
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I have really enjoyed this Calming Buddha Blend tea by Buddha Teas. I am not usually a big tea bag drinker - mostly because I feel like you lose the best parts of tea by drinking it as a fine powder but this tea was an exception. It was very flavorful, had great color and didn't taste like a bagged tea.
Ingredients for this tea include kava kava root, organic skull cap, organic lavender, organic chamomile flowers, organic St. John's wort, organic cinnamon, organic passion flowers and organic spearmint.
This herbal tea has found it's home on my office shelf and is definitely will be one of my main go-to's for my afternoon tea!
I rate this tea at 5 out of 5 stars.
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Fall has arrived in some parts of the United States and there is actually snow on the ground already in Colorado and South Dakota! Crazy! With everyone starting to think about Halloween and Thanksgiving, I figured I better try out all of the new pumpkin spice teas out on the market right now. I picked this one up from Target. Who needs the Pumpkin Spice Lattes when you can have it in a nice cuppa tea?!
Tazo's Pumpkin Spice Chai is pretty tasty - I added a pack of stevia to sweeten it up and that really brought the spicy flavors to life for me. I steeped with just under boiling water and let sit for about 5 minutes. The pumpkin flavor is fairly mild and really would be nice steeped with an apple cinnamon tea.
Overall, this tea bag was pretty decent. I don't have any other's to compare to at this point but I am planning to pick up a few other pumpkin spice teas to do a pumpkin spice showdown! I'll keep sipping on this one for the time being, though! Yum!
I rate this Pumpkin Spice Chai Tea a 4 out of 5 stars.
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This tea was not what I was expecting at all - you will definitely need a little bit of honey or something. The tea's title is slightly misleading because you can taste the vanilla slightly but the cinnamon is definitely a bitter cinnamon flavor. If you are thinking this is a "Christmas-y" tea - it's not.
That being said, the Cinnamon Vanilla Healthy Skin tea by Yogi Teas is still good and it's loaded with great things like nettle leaf, mullien leaf and schisandra berry which are herbs that help promote hydration and moisture retention in skin. The are also cocoa shells in this blend which is likely where the bitter flavor comes from in the tea.
I enjoyed this tea once I got over the fact that it wasn't the flavors that I was expecting and will likely add a dash of honey the next time steep this tea. Plus, I always love the tea wisdom that Yogi Products offers up in each cuppa!
I rate this spiced tea a 3.5 out of 5 stars.
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