Woolton ~ Ernest Worthington
$12.00 – $13.00
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.
Hand blended in small batches: chamomile, mint, and lemon verbena.
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$15.00 – $16.00
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.
Sagarmatha ~ Tenzing Norgay$12.00 – $13.00
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.
Hand blended in small batches: Young Hyson Green Tea, lemongrass, and lemon verbena.
Gunpowder Green Tea$15.00 – $16.00
Named for its resemblance to gunpowder, this tea is withered, steamed and rolled before being dried. Gunpowder Green Tea was easier to transport without damaging the tea leaves, making it popular among sailors and colonists.
Gunpowder Green Tea dates back to the Tang Dynasty in China (618-907). It is commonly found as the base for the traditional North American mint tea found at social gatherings. No flavors added ~ Just pure Gunpowder Green Tea.
Brobdingnag ~ Lemuel Gulliver$15.00 – $16.00
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 China 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.