A nice easygoing beverage is something we all tend to seek as a primary staple of our imbibable selection. For many of us those teas are black. This BOP quality black tea from Glenworth Estate Limited in southern India could be just such a tea for you and for me.
As one of the most established loose leaf American tea companies, Harney & Sons has produced some spectacular blends over the years. I'll spend some time highlighting a few of my favorites coming up, but we'll start with this Cranberry Autumn black tea, a very popular member of their infusions.
Frank has once again created an interesting twist on something old. I have had a great many forms of Earl Grey. From one blended with white teas, to one using premium leaf grades, to one using more or less oil of begamot. This Knave Grey blend from 52teas blends with coconut for a unique take on this classic.
A few years back I worked at an Asian grocery in the area. This gave me a chance to try all kinds of foods and teas I'd never had before. One of the first was this Roasted Milk Tea from 3:15 PM a Taiwanese brand.
Pu'erh teas take a certain amount of getting used to. Their earthen and mossy flavors and aromas form a fine line for most people between delicious and disgusting. In fact, they're a bit of a love it hate it kind of experience. As far as that goes though, this mini bird's nest Toucha Mini Puerh from Imperial Tea is a wonderful starter for new pu'erh drinkers.