Monthly Archives: May 2014

REVIEW: Nothing But Tea – White Wings

Tea: White tea from Yunnan, China Sample provided by: Nothing But Tea Link to White Wings on Nothing But Tea website Dry leaf: – The dry leaf is a mix of large green leaves, white buds and broken bits

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TEA TOPICS: Iced tea the teaxplorer way

One thing I really miss about living in the US is iced tea. I think it is a shame that the only non-alcoholic option in most UK eateries is a sugary soft drink. Being able to go into a restaurant … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The Kent & Sussex Tea and Coffee Company – Assam Halmari TGFBOP

Tea: Black tea from the Assam district of Dibrugarh Purchased at: The Kent & Sussex Tea and Coffee Company online shop Link to Assam Halmari on Kent & Sussex Tea and Company website The Kent & Sussex Tea and Coffee Company … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Postcard Teas – New Assam

Tea: Blend of black Assam teas from three farmers – Dalim Bora (Naharkatia, Assam, India), Pallabjyoti Nath (Sonitpur, Assam, India) and Denish Lohan (Moran, Assam, India) Purchased at: Postcard Teas Link to New Assam on Postcard Teas website Assam teas … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Postcard Teas – Spring Darjeeling 2014

Tea: First Flush Darjeeling from the Subarna Tea Cooperative, Kalimpong, Darjeeling Sample provided by: Postcard Teas Link to Spring Darjeeling on Postcard Teas website The last three times I’ve been in Postcard Teas, I have been helped by Jonathan, a … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Chaiholics – Aromatic Cardamom, Classic Masala and Mumbai Bazaar

Teas: Three types of chai tea (Aromatic Cardamom, Classic Masala and Mumbai Bazaar – see below for a list of spices in each chai) Samples provided by: Chaiholics My introduction to chai came almost 15 years ago when I was … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Ringtons – 1907 Blend

Tea: Blend of black Assam teas Purchased at: Ringtons online shop Link to 1907 Blend on Ringtons website I start every morning with a pot of Assam. I prefer a broken leaf, and it needs to be strong and go … Continue reading

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