Spices and Tease
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I took a chance on this one. Imagine Grand Central at 6pm on a Tuesday. Seriously. Hungry NYC commuters food shopping forced me to make a quick decision on trying a new tea by sight alone. I wanted a flavored white. I looked for a substantial leaf with a mix of added ingredients that sounded good. I made a good choice. Its a well balanced tea that’s good hot or cold, sweetened or not. I will definitely try more from Spices and Tease.
Oooh i love this tea. I make all my herbal teas pretty strong, about 1 3/4 cups, so that works for me. It’s a pretty teay anyway, with rosebuds and full chamomile flowers.
Another stunning offering from Spices and Tease. This white blend has a robust citrus bent to it, creating near immunity to bitterness. The aroma of the dry tea is mesmerizing (they tell me some customers use it as potpourri!). The leaves appear slightly darker than some typical whites, and with the fruit the tea brews a delicate sunny color that is just as pleasant to smell as the dry leaves.
I tend to enjoy this tea with dessert or at night time as part of a routine to reduce stress and ‘meditate’ awake, as it were. The flavors are citrus, but reflecting upon your sip you can make out hints of rose and marigold, that add a nice touch so as not to overpower the tea with strong citrus flavors. The result is a very solid white blend that Spices and Tease has perfected.
Absolutely Stupendous. From a French company that has planted a flag in New York City comes a majestic blend of black, sencha, and citrus that is a fully satisfying beverage experience. One only need to enjoy grapefruit, citrus, or bergamot flavors to relish this tea. The blend looks deliciously fresh, so much so one is almost tempted to eat it instead. This is an incredibly versatile tea, excellent hot and even better iced. No review or description I could write does this blend justice, it is a full on favorite in the blended category and I will not be without some backup of this tea in my cupboard(s).
The appearance is gorgeous, as can be seen in the image. Tiny pieces of grapefruit and papaya swim in black and green teas and among the safflower. The brewed color resembles a lighter black tea but the aroma is unmistakable and attentively inviting. The taste is just right. They really nailed this one. So if one has a proclivity towards citrus flavors this is sure to take up space in your lineup.
Rooibos Frappuccino is devine .. steep for 10 minutes, add a small teaspoon of brown sugar …
Tried this out last night while doing the dishes. A little honey and the tea was warm and sweet. Not to tart, bitter or too sweet. Caramel aroma was wonderful. Definitely a hit.