Review: Lovers Leap Tea

© 2010 A.C. Cargill photos and text – All rights reserved. No copying, posting on other sites, or other uses allowed without written permission of the copyright holder. The Subject: Lover’s Leap Estate Tea from The English Tea Store. Rating: Water temperature: 212° F Steeping time: 4 or 5 minutes (see comments) Tea type: Black Scents, …

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Review: Holiday Spice Black Tea

© 2010 A.C. Cargill photos and text – All rights reserved. No copying, posting on other sites, or other uses allowed without written permission of the copyright holder. The Subject: Holiday Spice Black Tea from The English Tea Store. Rating: Water temperature: 212° F Steeping time: 5 minutes Tea type: Black Scents, flavorings, etc.: Orange, …

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Review: Florida Orange Rooibos

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Review: Mercedes Apple Spice Herbal

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Review: Bingo Blueberry Herbal

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Torturing Your Tea Leaves

Cramming your full-leaf teas into a tiny infuser ball or tea stick can be tantamount to torture. At least it seems so to this tea drinker. All that effort to grow, harvest, process, package, and bring to market those leaves of the Camellia Sinensis bush, and you don’t let them unfurl fully in that hot …

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