Enjoy 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.
Our teas and tisanes are available in tins or refill bags. Each contain approximately 1 1/8 cup of loose-leaf tea or tisane, which corresponds to approximately 54 teaspoons.
Showing 1–12 of 27 results
Assam Black Tea$15.00 – $16.00
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.
Avonlea ~ Anne Shirley$15.00 – $16.00
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.
Hand blended in small batches: rosehips, Darjeeling, Assam, orange peel and rose.
Baker Street ~ John Watson$15.00 – $16.00
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 Black 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.
Brobdingnag ~ Lemuel Gulliver$15.00 – $16.00
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 China Black & 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.
Chamomile Tisane$11.00 – $12.00
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.
Darjeeling Black Tea$16.00 – $17.00
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.
Dörfli ~ Heidi$15.00 – $16.00
Mellow, fresh, and floral. A hint of ginger warms the palate, like an idyllic mountain day in a fragrant field of wildflowers. Beautifully bright as a hot afternoon beverage, sweetly crisp as an iced tea in the summer.
A soft flavor that cools as the mint hits, this tisane was named for Johanna Spyri’s beloved novel and encapsulates the fresh feeling of the Swiss Alps. No caffeine ~ No aromatic oils. Just clean, fresh flavor to soothe the soul.
Hand blended in small batches with: green rooibos, ginger, lavender, spearmint, and heather.
Dundalk ~ Cú Chulainn$15.00 – $16.00
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.
Hand blended in small batches: three black teas, peppermint and chicory.
Gunpowder Green Tea$15.00 – $16.00
Named for its resemblance to gunpowder, this tea is withered, steamed and rolled before being dried. Gunpowder Green Tea was easier to transport without damaging the tea leaves, making it popular among sailors and colonists.
Gunpowder Green Tea dates back to the Tang Dynasty in China (618-907). It is commonly found as the base for the traditional North American mint tea found at social gatherings. No flavors added ~ Just pure Gunpowder Green Tea.
Hibiscus$15.00 – $16.00
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.
La Mancha ~ Dulcinea$15.00 – $16.00
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.
Black tea 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.
Lavender$13.00 – $14.00
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.