$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.
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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.
Rose Petal$5.00 – $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.
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.
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.
Manor House ~ Pip$15.00 – $16.00
A cinnamon black tea, all sweetness and spice, blended to satisfy. The second name Dickens assigns to the Manor House is Satis- “which is Greek, or Latin, or Hebrew, or all three—or all one to me—for enough.” So is this tea.
The flavors of Dickensian London are present in this tea blend, with Pip’s cinnamon sweet hopefulness and citrus-bright positivity mingled with the tannic disappointments that galvanize him into further action each chapter. No aromatic oils. Just spices and tea, to fuel your climb. Contains black tea, cassia, and orange peel.