$13.50 – $14.50
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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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.
Rooibos, Red$13.50 – $14.50
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.
Young Hyson Green Tea$13.00 – $14.00
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.
Rose Petal$4.75 – $11.00
Defining a rose as anything more than as itself was beyond Gertrude Stein, and we will not try to embarrass ourselves in the attempt.
A Rose is a Rose. Roses & other flowers have been used as flavorings for millennia across many cultures. In teas and tisanes, roses have long been considered a cure-all. This history, along with its delicate floral flavor and lovely color, made it particularly popular during the Victorian era.
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.