Refined single origin teas have their place, but sometimes you simply want to enjoy a nice cup of tea that is just plain comforting. While we found this comparison strange, many of our customers have said that this tea reminds them of a cream soda (but without the fizz and a lot less sweet). Maybe it is because the vanilla brings a fuzzy warmth to the zippy jasmine that gives us a uniquely flavored tea that just tastes good.
Organic Black Tea, Organic Jasmine Tea, Organic Bourbon Vanilla Bean
This tea is pretty simple. We combine bourbon vanilla beans from Madagascar with handcrafted jasmine tea from China. The bourbon vanilla bean is the most popular variety in the world. The flavor actually has nothing to do with bourbon. It was named so because it is grown on Bourbon Island (now Réunion Island) in the Indian Ocean off the East Coast of Africa. The Madagascar vanilla bean has a creamy, sweet, and velvety flavor that is commonly found in ice cream and Crème Brûlée. It is the sweetest and richest of all the vanillas.
Next, we use the finest grade Yin Hao Jasmine. The tea base is full of sweet silver tea tips giving the tea extra character and complexity. Grown in the Fujian Province, the green tea is plucked early in spring when the leaves are fresh and tender. We then quickly dry the tea leaves to prevent them from curling. Next, we chill and store the green tea leaves until later in summer when the jasmine flowers are in full bloom where they are scented over seven nights.
No matter how many pictures, reviews and descriptions you look at, we know that it is hard to really know if a tea is going to be tasty. With our “Pay It Forward” guarantee you no longer have to worry! If, for any reason, you decide that you do not like any of our teas, we will refund 100% of your money and you don’t even have to return the loose tea. This means no shipping labels, trips to the post office and no risk in buying our teas!
Organic is just the beginning. We investigate each tea to ensure purity
All teabags contrain plastic. That’s why we refuse to use them
We never use GMO’s, irradiation,or synthetic preservatives
We only use real ingredients. Not chemical filled flavorings
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Here is a quick guide to how many cups of brewed tea each of our serving sizes makes.
If you would like to know more about how we came up with these calculations plus how to figure out cost per serving check out this article.