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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Matcha Matsu Review – David’s Tea

½ tsp per cup, whisk at 72 degrees This is my first time trying matcha, and I’m pretty excited about it. I’ve heard such good things. Matcha is where they take green tea leaves that have been shaded during the later stages of their growth (resulting in a higher chlorophyl and nutritional content, and stronger … Continue reading »

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Golden Pu’erh Review – Gaddzilla Teas

First, a bit about what pu’erh tea is. Pu’erh (pronounced poo-air) starts out as green tea, and is then fermented and fully oxidized, becoming black tea. Not black tea as you or I may know black tea if you live in the West. In China, an orange pekoe tea would be called a red tea … Continue reading »

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Golden Monkey Review – Teavana

1 tsp per cup, 2-3 minutes at 90 degrees Product Description: A smooth, tippy tea rich with complex cocoa undertones. Golden Monkey tea manages to be extremely low in tannins yet rich in flavor. Full-bodied black tea infusion with rich cocoa undertones. Ingredients: Black Tea Brewed as per instructions, steeping for 3 minutes. It smells … Continue reading »

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Oh Canada Review – David’s Tea

1 ½ tsp per cup, 4-7 minutes at 98 degrees Product Description: It’s all about the leaf Looking for a taste of Canada? Try this red rooibos tea. It’s sweetened with (what else?) maple syrup and sprinkled with delicious maple leaf candies. Plus it’s 100% diplomatic (well, caffeine-free) and tastes great in both our official … Continue reading »

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Cream of Earl Grey Review – Davids’ Tea

Cream of Earl Grey (organic) – David’s Tea 1 ½ tsp per cup, 3-5 minutes at 98 degrees Product description: A creamy twist Lovers of Earl Grey adore this creamy alternative to the original blend. You’ll recognize the same high-quality black tea, the same citrus burst of bergamot oil, the same beautiful grey-blue petals. However … Continue reading »

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