Snow Day Tea Time

Indoors it’s warm and cozy while outside a blanket of white makes a great tea time scene. Here in the Southeast people still “Ooo!” and “Aah!” when snow falls. Kids rush outside to build snowmen and generally enjoy this strange, icy, white substance all over the ground before the temperatures warm up too much and …

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Review — Lapsang Souchong

The Subject: Lapsang Souchong from The English Tea Store. Water temperature: 212° F Steeping time: 5 minutes (see comments) Tea type: Black, loose leaf, large pieces Scents, flavorings, etc.: Pine Smoke Aroma, dry: Smoky, earthy Aroma in the cup, plain: Smoky, earthy Taste, plain: Smoky, earthy, astringent, no bitterness Aroma in the cup, enhanced: Smoky, …

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Ginger Peach Green Tea and “We”

Stash’s Ginger Peach Green Tea is a startling blend of traditional tea and nouveau fruit flavor, creating a taste experience that is more than the sum of its parts. With its daring ginger overtaste, it’s brave. Bold. Maybe even pioneering. It’s a taste found in reading Yevgeny Zamyatin’s We. The story is chronicled by D-503, …

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