Coyote’s Caravan (Organic Russian Caravan Tea)

‘Coyote’s Caravan’ was an attempt to fix a problem we’ve had for several years. The only organic Russian Caravan tea we had access to is sometimes problematic to keep in stock.  The supplier is always very apologetic when they are out and we have to wait, and they always try Continue Reading →

Fiaren Caravan (Organic Blend of Lapsang, Lime, and Rose)

Fiaren Caravan was inspired by a micro fiction. At the point it was blended, it held position as “potentially oddest point of inspiration for a Desert Sage Natural Tea.” It has since been displaced by a tea inspired by one of those odd meme name quiz things…  but I digress. Continue Reading →

Dark Metamorphosis (Organic Lapsang with Licorice and Lime)

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series 8 Bit Beverages

‘Dark Metamorphosis’ began as an intrusive tea idea that insisted on being made before I made the thing I had originally wanted to blend.  (The worst part being that I haven’t actually gone back to make the original tea idea as yet.) The conversation that inspired ‘Lovely Day’ had also Continue Reading →

Abe’s OddiTea (Organic Chocolate Strawberry Basil Tisane)

This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series 8 Bit Beverages

The idea for ‘Abe’s OddiTea’ came from a grocery run and a picture of a candybar. Most of the time Mister Tea does the outside of the house errands on his own.  Part of this is that being in a car can be fairly painful for me, and part of Continue Reading →

The Blues Berries (Organic Blueberry Currant White Tea)

‘The Blues Berries’ was inspired by a conversation with one of the denizens of my tiny little corner of the Twitterverse. In the end, this wasn’t the tea she had been looking for, as the preference would have been for a much stronger blueberry flavour.  (Likely surprising no one who Continue Reading →

Eureka: Smoky Monkey (Organic blend of Lapsang and Golden Monkey)

This entry is part 13 of 15 in the series ChariTeas

The story of ‘Eureka: Smoky Monkey’ began several years ago. A customer had purchased our ‘Tea of the Month Club,’ and when he filled out the survey he listed off his favourite teas. Golden Monkey.  Silver Needle.  Practically everything on his list was a top of the line type of Continue Reading →

The Lime in the Coconut (Organic Lime Coconut Green Kukicha)

It probably took too long for us to realize that we could make a lime and coconut tea. The flavours get combined so frequently, that it really should have been an obvious blend, from the moment we had both ingredients in the toolbox. However, it wasn’t until I started playing Continue Reading →

Lovely Day (Organic Lemon Balm and Lavender Tea)

‘Lovely Day’ was inspired by a conversation with one of our ‘Tea of the Month Club’ members.  When we come close to the last month of tea, I always offer them the option of choosing their final tea. In this particular case, that offer turned into a conversation regarding the Continue Reading →

Cratakardia (Organic Lemon Raspberry Herbal Tea)

‘Cratakardia’ came out of the fact that there’s been quite a bit of stress in our lives of late.  Some of it is direct and personal, and some of it falls into the “due to existential dread” category. The exact reasons why aren’t germane to the creation of this tea, Continue Reading →

Falkor’s Flight (Organic Blend of Green Kukicha, Jasmine, and Cherry)

‘Falkor’s Flight’ was created mostly because I wanted to see if I could. I’d mentioned on Twitter that I needed to slow down on the creation of new teas, because there are only so many that should be in process at any given time.  Not an uncommon thing to hear Continue Reading →