Autumn: Tea, Scones, and Pumpkin!

Break out the tea kettles and tea cozies! Autumn is finally here after a long and brutal summer! Back in June, I compared and contrasted how British and Americans take their tea during the summer. While most Americans drink their tea iced during the hot summer months, the British stick to tradition and continue to …

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Stash Tea and Me

I came to tea rather late in life, having discovered its many and varied charms less than a decade ago. But back in the good old days, when I was just beginning to make my acquaintance with this beverage, I experimented with quite a number of varieties from the good people at Stash Tea. Some …

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Review — Stash Organic Earl Grey Black & Green Tea

Name: Organic Earl Grey Black & Green Tea Brand: Stash Tea Type: Black and green tea, flavored Form: Paper tea bag Review: I confess to being highly suspicious of Stash’s Organic Earl Grey Black & Green Tea. For one thing, every tea company going has their own version, and all claim that their blend is …

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Review — Stash Wuyi Coconut Mango

Name: Wuyi Coconut Mango Brand: Stash Type: Oolong, flavored Form: Paper-bagged tea Review: My tolerance for flavored oolongs is limited, even more so for bagged oolongs, but I admire the creativity of some tea companies. Stash took some Wuyi oolong dust and fannings, flavored it with coconut, mango orange peel and pineapple to create a …

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Review — Stash Fusion Red, White and Blueberry “Tea”

Name: Fusion Red, White & Blueberry Tea Brand: Stash Tea Type: White tea, rooibos blend, flavored Form: Paper tea bags, individually wrapped Review: One of my cardinal rules is to never eat or drink something just because it is supposed to be “healthy”. This rule is even more rigorously applied to tea, as I’ve encountered …

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Review — Stash’s Chocolate Hazelnut Decaf Tea

Name: Chocolate Hazelnut Decaf Tea Brand: Stash Tea Type: Black tea, decaffeinated, flavored Form: Paper-bagged tea Review: It’s 3:00pm at the office. You last ate about three hours ago, and you have a few more hours of work before you can leave. In the break room is a vending machine full of chocolaty snacks. Around …

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Review — Stash Raspberry and White Decaf

Name: Raspberry & White Decaf Brand: Stash Tea Type: White tea, decaffeinated, flavored Form: Paper tea bags, individually wrapped in foil Review: Subtlety can be a good thing. Many flavored white teas are a joke. The “manufacturers” simply blend a cheap, flavorless white tea with a whole lot of artificial flavorings. The result is something …

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Review — Stash Organic MerryMint Green Tea

Name: Organic MerryMint Green Tea (included in Stash Tea’s Gold Box Gift Set) Brand: Stash Type: Green tea, flavored Form: Paper bagged tea Review: Deck the halls with boughs of wintergreen! Yes, this tea has both spearmint and peppermint added, but they barely make any impact on this blend. If you like the cold, bracing …

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Review — Stash White Christmas White Tea

Name: White Christmas White Tea Brand: Stash Tea Type: White tea, flavored Form: Paper tea bag, individually wrapped Review: The holidays are often a time of heavy, rich food that isn’t so easy on either the digestive system or the waistline. Simple, non-alcoholic, teas and tisanes can lighten the mood a bit while still maintaining …

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Review — Stash Decaf Pumpkin Spice

Name: Decaf Pumpkin Spice Brand: Stash Tea Type: Black tea, flavored, decaffeinated Form: Paper tea bags, individually wrapped Review: Pumpkin Spice flavored teas and coffees are always a big hit this time of year, and Stash’s version brews up hot and spicy. Even better, it’s decaf so it won’t add to your pre-holiday jitters. While …

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