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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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.
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.
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.
Lavender$4.75 – $15.75
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.
Mint Tisane$10.00 – $11.00
Mint tisane has long been a traditional cure-all, in addition to its rich history as a drink of hospitality in the Mediterranean. Peppermint especially is considered both soothing and energizing, making it a wonderfully simple refreshment.
In Greek mythology, the nymph Minthe was turned into the sweet bush for Persephone. Valued as the herb of hospitality and for medicinal purposes, Romans spread mint throughout Europe. The colonialists used Mint as an untaxed tea. No caffeine ~ No added flavors. Just pure Mint to refresh you.