Simpson & Vail Teas

Simpson & Vail Teas

by Simpson and Vail $ 10.99

Literary Teas to accompany your favorite reads, from a New England maker!  

Certified Kosher

Brew tea at 212º - steep 3 minutes for black and green teas, steep 5 minutes for herbal tisanes and Rooibos.

4 Ounces of loose tea makes approximately 50 cups of tea.

Louisa May Alcott:
Ingredients: Green tea, apple pieces, flavoring, strawberry pieces and rose petals.
Enjoy dessert with the March sisters and our Louisa May Alcott blend: a combination of strawberry and almond flavors on a green tea base that brews to a distinctive ecru cup.

Maya Angelou:
Ingredients: Black teas from China and Sri Lanka, hibiscus flowers, orange peel, cloves, flavors and orange blossoms.
The brewed cup is a delicately balanced blend with a reddish amber color and a fruity, heady, sassy taste. The combination of pineapple, vanilla and orange dance playfully on the tongue. The addition of cloves brings a new depth to this taste, while the hibiscus adds to the fruity flavor and adds a reddish tinge to the amber cup. There is a mild astringency and a lingering fruit/spice taste on the tongue.

Jane Austen:
Ingredients: Black teas, spearmint, lavender flowers and vanilla flavor.
You’ll feel like one of Jane Austen’s heroines as you sip this delicate looking blend that houses surprising strength. An undertone of vanilla is accentuated by warm lavender and cooling mint.

Emily Dickinson:
Ingredients: Jasmine tea, rose petals, jasmine blossoms, marigold petals and blue cornflower petals.
Dickinson’s airy verse is accompanied beautifully by this light, floral blend that combines the flavors of the jasmine flowers and roses she both grew and wrote about.

Edgar Allan Poe:
Ingredients: Black teas, pu­erh tea, lapsang souchong tea, beetroot and bergamot oil.
Immerse yourself in the terrors of Edgar Allan Poe’s writings as you sip this smoky blend with an earthy hint and a deep blood red color that recalls his darkest tales of intrigue and the macabre.

Beatrix Potter:
Ingredients: Organic Green Rooibos, organic Rosehips, natural flavor, organic chamomile, organic spearmint and organic lemongrass.
After an adventure with Peter Rabbit, relax with a cup of this naturally flavored strawberry herbal blend. The fruit flavor adds a delightful sweetness that is sure to appeal to children while the natural and organic blend keeps parents happy.

William Shakespeare:
Ingredients: Rose Congou black tea, lavender petals, rose petals, rosemary and bergamot oil.
Enjoy a hot cup in the company of Macbeth, Hamlet, Othello, or anyone in the Bard’s vast pantheon with this Shakespeare inspired blend that brews to an amber cup and has a sweet, floral taste.

Walt Whitman:
Ingredients: Organic Green Tea, organic ginger root, organic lemon peel, organic eleuthero root, organic lemongrass and natural lemon flavor. 
Savor Walt Whitman's intense nature imagery with this mature blend that combines an unobtrusive organic green tea with the sweetness of lemon and the earthiness of ginger and eleuthero.

Literary Tea Sampler Gift:
Enjoy a sampling of ten of the most popular teas in our literary line! Our literary (author) teas have been very popular since they were introduced in the Fall of 2015 and we add two new authors every year. 
This gift box features the following authors in the line: Louisa May Alcott, Maya Angelou, Jane Austen, the Bronte Sisters, Emily Dickinson, Frederick Douglass, Edgar Allan Poe, Beatrix Potter, William Shakespeare and Walt Whitman.
Each package makes approximately 6-10 cups of tea and is labeled with a colorful Literary label that lists the ingredients and brewing information for each tea.
Packaged in a lovely black gift box, lined with an elegant black and white floral patterned tissue, and sealed with a decorative label, this author collection is perfect for you and your literary tea friends.

Almond Sugar Cookie:
Heavenly! That's the best word to describe this black tea blend. You'll think you're in a bakery when you open the bag and the aroma of nutty goodness wafts out. The brewed tea is divine - with no calories! 
Ingredients: Black teas, almonds, flavoring and safflower blossoms. Contains Tree Nuts.

Cinnamon Chocolate Brownie:
Do you love chocolate but hate the calories? This tea may be the answer! Made from all organic and natural ingredients, this black tea blend tastes decadent with no residual weight effects. The aroma of this tea reminds me of my grandma's kitchen when all of us kids were able to coax her into baking us brownies … delicious….
Ingredients: Organic China black tea, organic cocoa nibs, organic cinnamon pieces and natural flavoring.

Snickerdoodle Rooibos:
If you are a cinnamon lover then this Rooibos blend is for you! When you open the bag, the aroma of cinnamon cookie happily greets you. The brewed cup is amber colored with the taste of fresh baked snickerdoodle cookies. The sweet cinnamon taste lingers deliciously on the tongue.
Ingredients: Organic Green Rooibos, organic cinnamon pieces, sweet blackberry leaf and flavoring. 

Dessert Tea Sampler Gift:
Sample ten of the most popular teas in our dessert tea line! These dessert teas are a delicious treat any time of the day. Now you can try a sampling before purchasing a larger quantity. 
This gift box features the following dessert teas: Almond Sugar Cookie, Apple Cinnamon Coffeecake, Baklava, Blueberry Cinnamon Crumble, Caramel Walnut Shortbread, Carrot Cake Cupcake, Cinnamon Chocolate Brownie organic, Coconut Macaroon, Creme Brulee and Snickerdoodle.
Each package makes approximately 6-8 cups of tea and is labeled with a colorful Dessert Tea label that lists the ingredients and brewing information for each tea.
Packaged in a lovely black gift box, lined with an elegant black and white floral patterned tissue, and sealed with a decorative label, this dessert tea collection is perfect for you and your loved ones.


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