• Reviews

    Teapigs Lemon & Ginger

    Country of Origin: Thailand Leaf Appearance: light green, lots of visible ginger and liquorice pieces Ingredients: ginger, lemongrass, lemon peel, liquorice root Steep time: 3 minutes Water Temperature: 212 degrees Preparation Method: ceramic teacup Liquor: gold I received a packet of this tea at the Fancy Food Show when I chatted with one of the co-owners of Teapigs. This herbal infusion was lemony and sweet with a mild kick. The ginger gave it a warming affect that was very comforting. I’m generally not a fan of a liquorice root but its sweetness cut the bitterness of the ginger so it worked well here. A touch of agave or honey might be nice but adding…


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    Teapigs Peppermint Tea

    Photo: Teapigs Country of Origin: Bulgaria Leaf Appearance: small, dark green Ingredients: peppermint leaves Steep time: 3 minutes Water Temperature: 212 degrees Preparation Method: porecelain teacup Liquor: amber It’s rare that I drink herbal teas but I’m a sucker for peppermint and sometimes I am in need of a late night sip before bed. The taste of this particular selection from +teapigs was incredibly clean and pure. It was vegetal and wonderfully minty without being bitter or medicinal. Each sip was a like a breath of fresh air with a cooling, sweet aftertaste. I was impressed with quantity of leaves in the tea temple. It was practically bursting at the seams after steeping. This would…

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    Teapigs Chai Tea

    Photo: Teapigs Country of Origin: India Leaf Appearance: small, dark with lots of visible spices Ingredients: black tea, cinnamon, ginger, clove, cassia, natural flavor Steep time: 5 minutes Water Temperature: 212 degrees Preparation Method: ceramic teacup Liquor: dark brown Running into Nick from Teapigs at the Fancy Food Show was a blast from my tea drinking past. Before I started this blog, I used to stock up on their tea bags regularly while grocery shopping at Whole Foods. My allergies have been bothering me quite a bit and chai always seems to do the trick when it comes to opening up my sinuses. This was one was relatively mild but it still packed plenty…