Description: “A beautiful jasmine tea with the subtlety of jasmine blossoms and the amazing flavour of jasmine pearls.” – via Amoda Monthly Boxx
Since I am on a quest to learn more about straight teas, one part of the world I have been tasting a lot from is Japan – their green teas in particular. I think that there is a lot of skill and dedication involved in growing and producing green teas that have such a wide range of taste.
Today, we will be trying three teas – a tencha (which is used to make matcha) and two senchas.
When it comes to food, I will be the first to admit, I don’t like spicy foods at all. I always check when I order anything to confirm it isn’t spicy. However, when it comes to teas, if I see spices in them, like ginger, I expect it to have a kick to it!
When I was looking around Yunomi’s website, I saw that they were offering a flight of three tencha from the same tea garden, but different cultivars. I was very excited to give it a try since I thought that it would be a very interesting thing to compare!
High Noon Tea reached out at the start of the year and offered some of their teas for me to try. They had a large selection, so I asked them to recommend what they thought would be best. I find that this a great way to try out what a company has to offer because I noticed that in the past, I would stick to a small selection of familiar teas. It is always fun to try out a tea that is a little bit out of my comfort zone!
India is known for their chai teas. So, when I saw that Teabox had a handful of chai blends, I was very excited, especially since none of them had cinnamon (which gives me a headache). I will be trying three blends – one green, and two blacks. Let’s jump in!
I reached out to The Tea Spot awhile back because I saw pictures of their teas online. I wanted to find out much tea was in the samples and the company kindly sent me a handful of them. Since there are so many, I will be splitting the teas up into a few blog posts. This week will be a white, green, and a herbal.
Peaches are in season where I live! While I don’t always gravitate to them, who can say no to a juicy peach? Today, I will be trying three peach inspired teas, two greens and one rooibos from 52Teas. Let’s go!