Golden Monkey is a classic Chinese black tea. The golden tips in this tea from Special Teas are much more downy than last year’s batch. Providing a less astringent brew and one which is mildly sweeter on the palate.
Earl Grey is a staple tea in many tea houses and households the world over. Typically a light Chinese black tea is flavored with oil of the bergamot orange from Italy. This Earl Grey de la Creme from Special Teas is a creamier version of this aged classic which could be an everyday tea for some.
Will I like this one? I dunno. Sounds kinda girly to me. Hey wait… this is pretty good! You should try this Rooibos blend from Special Teas. I think you just might like it!
The World Tea Expo held every year in Las Vegas is the world’s only industry convention dedicated solely to the premium tea industry. It’s not open to the public and I’ve been very lucky to attend the past two years!
Here’s the final installment of this three part recap to the activities and friends from this year’s expo!
This lightly creamy and bitter-sweet Oolong from Special Teas is worth your try.
This herbal tea blend from Special Teas is quite simply delicious. While it may even be from the same source as Tavalon Teas’ After Dark blend, this blend comes away with a different score.
I mentioned a few weeks back that I had come across a unique product: an Electric Iced Tea Maker. The IT400 from Focus Electrics is a pretty neat piece of equipment. While several consumer level iced tea machines seem to exist, this one shows the most promise of any I’ve run across thus far.