A lovely tea, reminiscent of the fall, yet strangely refreshing in the summer, Angel’s Dream black tea from The English Tea Store is a blend of maple and blackberry flavors. These two flavors blend surprisingly well together, making a cup which is both warm and refreshing.
A full-bodied blend of black teas from Sri Lanka (Ceylon), Assam (India), and Formosa, the black tea base is absolutely perfect for the flavors it presents. It is strong enough to also stand up to a bit of milk, cream or soy milk which complement this tea well, as well as a bit of sugar which would bring out the flavor to it’s fullest.
This particular tea is available in both 4 ounce and 16 ounce (1lb) resealable packages which keep the tea at it’s freshest. I recommend the 16 ounce size as it is much more economical. And as the English Tea Store website states, “98% or more of this tea comes from estates that are part of the Ethical Tea Partnership. The ETP is an initiative started within the tea industry to monitor and regulate living and working conditions on estates around the world.” Making this not only a delicious tea, but also an environmentally and people-friendly tea as well!
With full tippy leaves, dreamy maple and blackberry flavor, and lovely deep aroma, this is a tea you will want to have on hand, especially in the fall and winter months. This Angel’s Dream tea is especially lovely served with a breakfast of blackberry or blueberry pancakes served with maple syrup, in fact it’s almost the perfect breakfast! It’s truly amazing how they combined the two flavors and balanced them perfectly to create such a well-refined blackberry and maple blend. Neither flavor stands out as overpowering, yet the two work together in such a way that the tea is made into a drink that is at the same time refreshing and indulgent, a rare combination indeed.
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