Snowy Mountain from Plum Deluxe. . . .

When this tea showed up on day five of my tea advent calendar*, I was immediately intrigued by the ingredient inclusion of chestnuts. Like, the roasting-on-an-open-fire kind? What does a chestnut even TASTE like, I thought to myself.

And then I brewed it up, immediately picked out the warm, toasty, nutty notes and went, oh yeah! I know what chestnuts taste like! I just had forgotten, apparently. If you’ve forgotten, too– well, they’re nutty. Warm. A little bit more savory than your garden variety almond, but not in a gross way, just in a way that evokes all the good holiday feels. Top it off with the creamy vanilla in this delightful black tea, and you’ve got a great cuppa. I don’t know if I’m picking up on the “meringue” flavor so much as I’m just getting delicious vanilla notes, but either way, it works here. With a splash of cream and honey, this makes for a decadent and festive morning cup that has nothing to do with peppermint or spice. Yum! I’ll at least *sip* this one over an open fire, any day.

*Can we all agree this is the best idea ever? I switched it up from my usual David’s Tea 24 Days of Tea to a calendar put out by my favorite Plum Deluxe this year, and it was a great call. I still like DT, but their offerings were getting boring (same thing! every year!) and PD’s is more than just tea. So fun!

Here’s the scoop!

Leaf Type: Black
Where to Buy: Plum Deluxe

Part of 2017 Tea Advent Calendar-this tea may not be available but click below for teas that are.

Learn even more about this tea and tea company here!

1 thought on “Snowy Mountain from Plum Deluxe. . . .

  1. I also got the Plum Deluxe advent calendar and enjoyed it! My favorite part is that the calendar itself is a fabric wall hanging with pockets, so I can use it for other things, or reuse it from year to year (Plum Deluxe lets you just buy a blind box of treats that you can reload yourself). Definitely brought me a smile on winter days!

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