• Reviews

    Tay Tea Berber

    Tay Tea describes this tea as aromatic blend of wild Moroccan spearmint blended with Chinese gunpowder green tea. The dry leaves were mostly small pieces and a mix of various shades of green. The gunpowder was easily recognizable in its traditional tightly rolled balls of leaf. I made this tea in my Breville One-Touch Tea Maker with 175 degree water for three minutes. The liquor was a pale gold color. This tea was sweet and minty in a pleasant and mellow way. It was only slightly vegetal and there was very little astringency. I was happy to find a slight smokiness in the flavor profile as that is one of my favorite aspects of a…


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    Tay Tea Better Than Sex

    I’ll be the first to admit, I picked up a sample of this tea at the New York Coffee and Tea Festival largely because of the name. Tay Tea lists the ingredients of this herbal blend as including rooibos with bits of Belgian dark chocolate and peppermint. Although it wasn’t listed on the site, I could also see marigold petals in the mix as well. The dry leaves had an almost piney aroma to them. I made this tea in my Breville One-Touch Tea Maker with 212 degree water for five minutes. The liquor was a deep brown color. Awesome name aside, this tea just wasn’t for me. The chocolate was not really there…