Simpson & Vail Teasby Wicked Good Books $ 10.99
Literary Teas to accompany your favorite reads, from a New England maker!
Brew tea at 212º - steep for 3 minutes
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.