Drop by and sample our premium Teas and artfully blended Teas & Tisanes. Our Tisanes, as well as the herbs & spices for our Tea blends, are all tea cut by us on our custom-built mill, providing the freshest, richest flavors possible. Like our spices, we only use the highest quality ingredients- never fannings.  Because of this, we provide our tea loose-leaf rather than in tea bags, allowing each cup to steep slightly differently rather than compromising on quality.

 

Black Teas are the fully oxidized leaves of the camellia sinensis, containing the highest amount of caffeine. Green Teas are the non-oxidized leaves of the camellia sinensis, containing a lower amount of caffeine than Black Teas. Tisanes are herbal tea blends that do not contain camellia sinensis, allowing them to be completely caffeine-free.

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Assam Black Tea

$13.00$14.00

Assam Tea is grown in lower elevations than most teas in the famed Assam Region in Northeastern India. Only the flowery leaf from the very tip of the branch is harvested to deliver the highest graded quality possible.

Our Assam Tea is hand harvested in May and June to allow the tea leaves to develop golden-colored tips that produce a sweeter, spicy and malty flavor. No aromatic oils.  Just pure Assam Black Tea.

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Avonlea ~ Anne Shirley

$14.00$15.00

Tannic, sunny, and citrusy.  Anne of Green Gables inspired this tea with her boundless energy and wholehearted optimism.  Wonderful morning blend, pairing the delicate flavor of Darjeeling Black Tea with the sweetness of orange zest and roses.

Like Anne Shirley brightening the Cuthberts’ days with her enthusiasm and imagination, this summery tea blend pairs perfectly with sunrise, porches, and warm days. Drink hot or iced.  No aromatic oils.  Just sunny spices and black tea, for a wholesome start to the day.  [Darjeeling, Assam, Roses, Orange Peel]

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Baker Street ~ John Watson

$14.00$15.00

Brisk, strong, and robust.  Three black teas of highest quality, in one mug?  It’s elementary, really- start the day with Baker Street, and you’ll have the energy to keep up.

Traditional English Breakfast blends contain two or more black teas.  With Keemun Congo for body and Assam & China Black for tannins, Baker Street is a delightful way to jumpstart the day- and if you’re off to solve the world’s mysteries, you need a jumpstart.  No aromatic oils.  Just pure black tea to wake you up.

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Brobdingnag ~ Lemuel Gulliver

$14.00$15.00

Strong, peaty, and robust.  Our Irish Breakfast blend.  With the smoky flavor playing under the tannins of the highest quality black teas, it’s a bold enough flavor even for the giants of Brobdingnag.

Assam black tea’s malty flavor is supported by Keemun Congo & Darjeeling, creating a full-bodied “builder’s tea” with a hint of the bogs. Named for Dublin’s Jonathan Swift and his classic masterpiece, Gulliver’s Travels. No aromatic oils. Just pure flavor to enlarge your day.

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Chai Masala

$7.50$24.00
Rated 5.00 out of 5
(Based on 2 reviews)

Our Chai is a contemporary version of the blend added to milk, tea and sugar in India. Boil 1-2 t in 4 C water; strain & use to steep tea. Use in baking or sprinkle on ice cream.

 

Recommended Recipes:

Pumpkin Pound Cake

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Chamomile Tisane

$10.00$11.00

Steeped in culture, Chamomile has been used for centuries dating back to the ancient Egyptians.  Still today, it is believed to have calming attributes.

From the Egyptians to the Vikings, Chamomile’s lore is plentiful.  Its name is from the Greeks, who called it khamaimëlon, or earth apple, for its scent.  This tisane has long been touted as a cure-all calmer.  No caffeine ~ No aromatic oils.  Just chamomile, mellow and soothing.

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Darjeeling Black Tea

$13.00$14.00

Grown on the Southern Slopes of the Himalayan Mountains in the Indian province of Bengal, true Darjeeling can only come from one of 78 Tea Gardens recognized by the Tea Board of India.

To make Local Spicery’s Darjeeling, only the flowering tips of the Second Flush of the plant are harvested, and fermented for several hours to create the aromatic, sweet, and slightly astringent complex flavors of Darjeeling.  No aromatic oils ~ Just pure Darjeeling Tea.

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Dundalk ~ Cú Chulainn

$14.00$15.00

SEASONALLY AVAILABLE, BEGINNING IN MARCH

 

Special for St Patrick’s Day, when it’s gone it’s gone!

Minty and strong, this black tea blend is an excellent fortification for those who rise to the occasion and surpass expectations.  Named for the boy Sétanta, fearless warrior and hero of Ireland.

A twist on the classic breakfast tea, the longer Cú Chulainn steeps, the more complex it will grow.  As the black teas deepen and the tannins grow sharper, so too will the spice of chicory and the sweetness of mint.  No aromatic oils.  Just pure flavor, strengthening and bolstering for impending destiny.

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Hibiscus

$6.25$20.25

Tart and tangy, hibiscus is a common flavor in Raspberry Tisanes and Red Zinger, partially due to its signature deep red color and partially due to its jammy, citrusy, bright flavor.

Hibiscus is much more than a tea flavor — it’s the flower of the Hindu goddess Kali, used for medicinal purposes in Chinese herbology, and worn as a sign of marital availability by Tahitian women. No flavors added ~ Just pure Hibiscus.

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Keemun Congo Black Tea

$13.00$14.00

Keemun teas are harvested in Qimen County, China.  Only the highest quality teas of the region are reserved for the Gongfu Tea Ceremony, and subsequently known in the west as “Keemun Congo” (Qimen Gongfu).

For our Keemun Congo, the flowering tips are harvested in spring and summer, withered in the sun, and lightly toasted. All teas reserved for the Gongfu Tea Ceremony are selected for taste and their ability to “satisfy the soul,” and Keemun Congo in particular is revered for its malty, slightly smoky flavor.

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La Mancha ~ Dulcinea

$14.00$15.00

Cacao, roses, and a hint of cinnamon makes this black tea blend rich and romantic.  Dulcinea brings out all that is impossible and fanciful in life, existing to tint all glasses rose. Hopeless optimism and sense of adventure not included.

Keemun Congo strengthens while Cassia sweetens, creating a sensual tea for those who dream the impossible dream.  Don Quixote’s Dulcinea is all that is beautiful & pure in life.  While tilting at windmills could cast you down, it may also cast you up…among the stars!  No aromatic oils.  Just pure flavor, and lots of heart.  Contains black tea, cacao, roses, and cassia.

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Lavender

$4.75$15.75
Rated 5.00 out of 5
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The name Lavender, it is speculated, comes from the French “lavandre” and the Latin “lavare,” “to wash,” from its history of usage to freshen garments. Lavender has a pleasantly floral and astringent flavor.

Bright blue flower pleasing to the eye & to the palate.  Member of the Mint family, closely related to Rosemary.  Used as a sleep-aid, anti-anxiety supplement, and also believed to aid with spasms that cause headaches. No caffeine ~  No aromatic oils.  Just pure Lavender.

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