The Scarlet Letter ~ Hester Prynne
$14.00 – $15.00
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]
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Keemun Congo Black Tea$13.00 – $14.00
Keemun teas are harvested in Qimen County, China. Only the highest quality teas of the region are reserved for the Gongfu Tea Ceremony, and subsequently known in the west as “Keemun Congo” (Qimen Gongfu).
For our Keemun Congo, the flowering tips are harvested in spring and summer, withered in the sun, and lightly toasted. All teas reserved for the Gongfu Tea Ceremony are selected for taste and their ability to “satisfy the soul,” and Keemun Congo in particular is revered for its malty, slightly smoky flavor.
La Mancha ~ Dulcinea$14.00 – $15.00
Cacao, roses, and a hint of cinnamon makes this black tea blend rich and romantic. Dulcinea brings out all that is impossible and fanciful in life, existing to tint all glasses rose. Hopeless optimism and sense of adventure not included.
Keemun Congo strengthens while Cassia sweetens, creating a sensual tea for those who dream the impossible dream. Don Quixote’s Dulcinea is all that is beautiful & pure in life. While tilting at windmills could cast you down, it may also cast you up…among the stars! No aromatic oils. Just pure flavor, and lots of heart. Contains black tea, cacao, roses, and cassia.
Dundalk ~ Cú Chulainn$14.00 – $15.00
SEASONALLY AVAILABLE, BEGINNING IN MARCH
Special for St Patrick’s Day, when it’s gone it’s gone!
Minty and strong, this black tea blend is an excellent fortification for those who rise to the occasion and surpass expectations. Named for the boy Sétanta, fearless warrior and hero of Ireland.
A twist on the classic breakfast tea, the longer Cú Chulainn steeps, the more complex it will grow. As the black teas deepen and the tannins grow sharper, so too will the spice of chicory and the sweetness of mint. No aromatic oils. Just pure flavor, strengthening and bolstering for impending destiny.
Rooibos, Green$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.
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]