Purity: being undiluted or unmixed with extraneous material. Nah, that doesn't sound right. Purify: remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation. That's more like it! That's what this Sri Lankan black tea, peppermint mix from Tavalon Tea does!
It’s taken me a while to find an orthodox African tea. It’s generally too difficult to control quality, so they all become CTC pellets instead. This Orthodox Kenyan black tea from Stash Tea hits the spot.
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.
Frank over at 52teas is at it again! This time attempting to recreate the flavors of a time-honored Summer favorite, the Banana Split! I happen to be a fan of these tasty treats. Let's see how Frank's recreation fares shall we?
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.