The Smoking Coconut

Tea type
Black Tea
Black Teas, Organic Coconut, Organic Natural Flavors (Vegan)
Campfire, Coconut, Cream, Fireplace, Smoke, Smooth, Sweet, Creamy
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Loose Leaf
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Organic, Vegan
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205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 45 sec 11 oz / 315 ml

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Tea of the Week for November 14, 2016!

I just wanted a tea that was coconut-y and a little bit smoky. So that’s what I did.

Sometimes, that’s what my inspiration is all about. I wanted a coconut-y tea and I thought that the combination of a lightly smoky tea with the creamy, sweet coconut flavor would be really interesting.

I started with a blend of black teas – a rich, malty Assam; a smooth, medium-bodied Ceylon and a tippy, robust Yunnan. Then I added just a teensy bit of Lapsang Souchong to give it a hint of smoke. I wasn’t going for a heavily smoked tea this time around – I didn’t want an overpoweringly smoky presence – just enough smoke to add some contrast to the silky sweet coconut flavor. Then I added a bunch of huge shreds of coconut.

The result is a sublimely yummy cuppa that you’ve gotta try. Sure, it might be a little on the ‘usual’ side especially when compared to some of the teas that we’ve made in the past but it’s no less delicious. Sometimes – going with something a little more ordinary can lead to extraordinary results!

This tea is vegan, gluten-free and all organic!

organic ingredients: black teas, coconut and natural flavors.

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Thanks VariaTea for this tea! I was curious about it, but not enough to buy it when it came out so this is a good opportunity to sate that curiosity. Turns out, I missed out by not buying it because this is actually REALLY good.

I expected the smoke notes to be a lot stronger, but this is actually pretty sweet with lots of fresh tasting coconut notes! It’s very light, all things considered and I enjoy that it reminds me of sweet, buttery coconut pastries! The smoke is present too, but it’s more of a soft, subtle smoke that creeps in from the back of the sip and slowly builds upwards – though not penetrating the top notes at all. It’s both an interesting compliment and contrast to the coconut notes…

Definitely one of the better coconut teas I’ve had in a LONG time.

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See my full review on Sororitea Sisters:

Flavors: Campfire, Coconut, Cream, Fireplace, Smoke

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ooooh. another sample from evol ving ness this one is tasty too! haha I really like the balance of smoke and coconut. I’d be worried about this going rancid if it wasn’t sipped up quickly, but this is rather tasty. It’s mostly a coconut brew, but the base is smooth and obviously slightly smokey, but not overpoweringly so :) thanks evol!

Evol Ving Ness

It’s about a month or so old, Sil, so maybe it still has a few days shelf life. :)

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I brewed this tea and then went for a walk with the puppy and now I am drinking the tea. It’s cold but creamy and the smoke is quite strong. It is nice though quite a niche flavor that I probably wouldn’t reach for that often. I enjoy it but I will also be okay with saying goodbye when the time comes.


ruby is a year old tomorrow!


Well this is most exciting! HAPPY BIRTHDAY BEAUTIFUL RUBYSAURUS!! Will you be throwing her a party? Will she have a birthday cake? Will you put a party hat on her and take pictures that you will share in a place that I can see them?


Hahaha no. Sadly her birthday present is getting to hang out with me while I test for ’ll try and get her out for a trail adventure though

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While I prefer having a large packet of tea that I like to make my way through, the advantage of having a couple of small pouches is being able to open a new one with delight and fresh anticipation. So yes!

Smoky coconut deliciousness. So nice to revisit this one.

This is day two of my next door neighbours having a ton of visitors drinking and yakking and guffawing and shrieking and so on. Not great having a bunch of drunk people next door when really what you want to be enjoying is silence and tranquility. Ugh.

Maddy Barone

oh geez. Hugs from a fellow sufferer.

Evol Ving Ness

Thanks, Maddy Barone. I know you get it.

The first time I mentioned something about the noise, they responded that I was family shaming. Gah!


Gee ocifer I haven’t dropped a drunk all night…. I remember the days having one like this next door..Gah!

Evol Ving Ness

This is now day three of the long weekend. Normally, here Friday is not included but that is the first full day that they started. We are now on Sunday morning. Last night, at about 11:30 pm, I banged on the wall for a good long while and they continued for a bit and then dispersed. I had really wanted to be in bed before 10, but I thought I’d try being more flexible and reasonable. Today, the loud visitors and screaming kids started up at about 10 am. I will go to the laundromat for a bit of a break from this.

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This is very coconutty and creamy. Really good morning cup of tea. The smokiness is so slight, it really is more of a light counter-balance to the creaminess. The whole tea is just really smooth with no bitterness or astringency and great flavor.

Flavors: Coconut, Creamy, Smoke

205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 12 OZ / 354 ML

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