$15.00 – $16.00
Grassy, mellow, and sweet. An unfermented version of Red Rooibos, making it less sweet and higher in anti-oxidants.
In 18th century South Africa, Green Rooibos was harvested in the mountains & brought home on donkeys. The Dutch substituted it for expensive black tea. Green Rooibos is original style of the tisane. No caffeine ~ No flavors added. Just the traditional flavor of the South African mountains.
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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 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.
Rosehips$6.00 – $8.25
Fruit of the rose, adds flavor that is floral, bright, citrusy & tangy. Use in herbal teas. Wonderful in stewed fruits, jams, jellies, syrups & marmalades. Try rose hip soup or bread or add to salads. Said to contain more Vitamin C by the gram than oranges.
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.
Rooibos, Red$14.00 – $15.00
Sweet, woodsy, and mellow. An herbal substitute for black tea, or just a comfortable afternoon companion.
In 18th century South Africa, Green Rooibos was harvested in the mountains & brought home on donkeys. The Dutch fermented it in the style of Chinese black teas, in order to use it as a substitute for the expensive to import beverage. Red Rooibos was first created with fermentation in 1904. No caffeine ~ No flavors added. Just the fermented flavor of the South African mountains.
The Scarlet Letter ~ Hester Prynne$15.00 – $16.00
Berry-like, tart, and citrusy. Perfect for sipping at sunrise or sunset, with plenty of character.
The deep red color of this tisane matches its namesake, much as its strong, fruity- but not too sweet- flavor matches Hester herself. The Scarlet Letter has a certain wild palate, reminiscent of fresh raspberries. No caffeine ~ No aromatic oils. Just unrestrained flavor, to remind you of the deep heart of nature. [Hibiscus, Rosehips, Orange Peel, Ginger, Lemongrass]