$13.00 – $14.00
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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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.
Sagarmatha ~ Tenzing Norgay$14.00 – $15.00
Warm, grassy, and bright. Young Hyson’s spring flavor blends easily with the citrus overtones, creating a light blend for the ages. Named for Sherpa Tenzing, in honor of the heights he achieved & the way he lifted the world’s spirits.
The bright flavor of lemongrass melded with gentle Young Hyson green tea creates a departure from the traditional. Novel yet classic, it’s the kind of tea you could drink on a mountain top as you rest from an epic journey. No aromatic oils. Just pure herbs and tea, to bring you back to springtime warmth. Contains green tea, lemongrass, and lemon verbena.
Rosehips$5.75 – $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.
Woolton ~ Ernest Worthington$14.00 – $15.00
Mellow, minty and bright. Inspired by Oscar Wilde’s whimsical depictions of the English countryside, it’s the perfect tisane for a post-meal treat.
Named for Ernest Worthington’s estate, Woolton is zesty enough for the adventure of early afternoon and light enough for the waning of late evening. Contains only dry herbs and spices, milled in small batches. No caffeine ~ No aromatic oils. Just earnest flavor to offer a reprieve. [Chamomile, Mint, Lemon Verbena]
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.