Baker Street ~ John Watson
$13.00 – $14.00
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.
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The Gingerbread House ~ Hansel und Gretel$14.00 – $15.00
SEASONALLY AVAILABLE, BEGINNING IN NOVEMBER
A tradition dating from 14th century German monasteries, nothing says “winter is here” like warm gingerbread or hot tea. So why not unite the twain and have a mug full of steeped gingerbread by the fire?
Spiced with ginger and cacao nibs and all sorts of goodies, this is one Gingerbread House you wouldn’t be afraid to find in the forest on a cold winters’ night. No caffeine ~ No aromatic oils. Just pure gingerbread goodness to warm your heart.
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 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.
Wonderland ~ White Rabbit$14.00 – $15.00
Mellow and sweet, pairs well with citrus. So calming, you’ll forget you’re late for that very important date. Join the Mad Hatter and his zany crew in an otherworldly experience: take a lemon wedge, drop the acid, and watch the colors change.
Steeping blue, sweet, and spicy, Wonderland is an enigmatic bundle of charming nonsense. When logic and proportion have fallen sloppy dead, take a sip of this tea to feed your head. No caffeine ~ No aromatic oils. Go ask Alice, I think she’ll know.
Young Hyson Green Tea$11.00 – $12.00
Young Hyson Green Tea, from the Chinese words “Flourishing Spring,” is picked from high altitudes in Eastern China before the rainy season in order to sustain the sunniest flavors of spring.
This tea is comprised of young leaves, wok-fired before being hand-rolled and twisted in order to prevent oxidation. It was a favorite in colonial America, and is rumored to be the first tea ordered by George Washington after becoming President. No flavors added ~ Just pure Young Hyson Green Tea.
Oolong Tea$16.00 – $17.00
Oolong Tea, from the Chinese words for “Black Dragon,” is one of the rarest and costliest teas in the world. It is grown in mountainous areas, and treated with a labor-intensive, hand-crafted process.
Local Spicery’s Oolong tea, from the Wuyi Mountains in Fujian, China, is harvested in the late spring, sun-wilted, bruised, twisted into strands, partially oxidized, and air-dried and fired to obtain the traditional rich, smoky flavor that causes many people to place Oolong between the spectrum of green and black tea.