Float My Boat™ from WhiteAugust Tea Company

Tea Information:

Leaf Type:  Rooibos

Where to Buy:  WhiteAugust Tea Company

Product Description:

Red, white and blue, oh how I love you. Hats off to our all American blend of pomegranates, coconuts, blueberries and yummy rooibos. No caffeine so you can lull yourself to sleep with the ocean waves.

Taster’s Review:

This is a really pretty blend.  There are lots of blue and red petals, and along with the white coconut shavings, this blend has a very patriotic look.  It smells yummy too!  Fruity and sweet, with a delicious fragrance of coconut in the foreground.  It’s enough to make my mouth water!

When brewed, the aroma softens a bit, but I can still smell the blueberries and the coconut.  The pomegranate scent is a little less apparent, but fortunately, it isn’t so indistinguishable in the flavor!

This tastes really good.  The rooibos flavor is not particularly strong, and that’s the way I prefer it.  The coconut is the strongest flavor, and I can feel the silky, somewhat oily texture of the coconut wash over my palate.  It tastes sweet and creamy and very smooth.

The blueberries and pomegranate are almost of equal strength in this cup, with the blueberry edging out the pomegranate only slightly.  The flavor is sweet with a hint of tartness – tartness that I suspect is further softened by the presence of the coconut.

This is an awesome, caffeine-free dessert tisane that can be enjoyed any time of the day or night.  This would also be great to help curb those late-night sweet cravings!

Choco-Maté from WhiteAugust Tea Company

Tea Information:

Leaf Type:  Yerba Maté

Where to Buy:  WhiteAugust Tea Company

Product Description:

This energizing combination of sweet chocolate and south amercian mate is sure to stimulate your senses.

Taster’s Review:

Did someone say chocolate?

As I’ve mentioned more than once before, I am a chocoholic (and I’m not ashamed to admit it).  I love chocolate, and my belief is that more chocolate = better.  This belief translates into my passion for teas as well, and when it comes to chocolate flavored teas/tisanes, the more chocolate flavor, the better.

The combination of Yerba Maté and chocolate is a brilliant one, because the two seem to go together so naturally.  The earthy tones of the Yerba Maté enhance the flavor of the chocolate.  However, my belief about more chocolate = better applies here, and this would be better with more chocolate flavor.

That’s not to say that this isn’t chocolate-y, because it is.  It is a rich, sweet, dark chocolate flavor and it is absolutely delicious.  That being said, this chocoholic can’t help but want more of a really good thing!

This cup is smooth and sweet.  There is a vegetative quality to the Yerba Maté that adds an interesting dimension of flavor.  I also agree with my SororiTea Sister, TeaEqualsBliss, about this tisane:  I can taste a nutty/woody quality that is very rooibos-like.  But I don’t find this off-putting at all, in fact, I’m enjoying that nutty characteristic and how well it goes with the chocolate tones.

Overall, a very rich and satisfying cup.  A great wake-me-up tisane, since Yerba Maté is a bit more caffeinated than most other teas/tisanes.  Something so delicious – it’s a bit like having dessert for breakfast!  Yummy!

Lady Luck Tea from White August Tea Company

Tea Type: Oolong Tea

Where To Buy:
White August Tea Company

Product Description:
Purely seductive. Pouchong oolong, lemon myrtle, marigolds and just a touch of vanilla, give rise to this smooth slightly creamy liquor.

Tasters Review:

Over the past few weeks I have NOT had the best luck.  It seems everything around me has been breaking.  I’m not able to get the projects I need to get finished – done – because of many of these mishaps!  It’s so frustrating!

So…I need a little Lady Luck!  Actually, I need a lot!  I thought this tea was fitting.

Lady Luck Tea from The White August Tea Company  is really incredible!  The aroma is of vanilla and lemon and almost a nutty aroma as well!

The taste is of this is a nice oolong with a wonderful tasting vanilla and lemon combo!   I really like this!  The marigold is more in the aftertaste and quite subtle!

This is very delicious!  I hope it will bring me a little luck in the following days!

Pinup Girl Tea from White August Tea Company

Tea Type:  Oolong Tea

Where To Buy: White August Tea Company

Product Description:

This complex beauty has the strength of a smooth black tea with the mellow fragrance of a classic oolong. 50g bag only.

Tasters Review:

Sometimes I play word association with teas!  In this case I have two!  One being the song Center Fold by J. Geils Band and other being The Bombshell Stamps Design Team in the Paper Crafting world.  So I was pretty excited to try this tea!

At first I thought this smelled a bit like a Charcoal Oolong but as I infused it – it started smelling more like oolong and cocoa mix!

This brews up a bit darker than I expected.  But I really do love the aroma!

As for the taste there is a bit of sweet-cocoa type taste along side a roasted charcoal type taste – a meet in the middle sort of combo of the two, really. It’s a tad woodsy but very nice!  I like this one a lot!

Another wonderful tea from White August!

Golden Monkey from White August Tea Company

Tea Type: Black Tea

Where To Buy: White August Tea Company

Product Description:

This stunning Chinese black tea is among the finest in the world. Each spring the tea leaves are carefully plucked of only one leaf and one bud, resembling a monkey claw. The beautiful twisted golden leaves yield a full bodied tea with a soft apricot finish. 50g bag only.

Tasters Review:

This is a mighty fine Golden Monkey! It didn’t disappoint!  This has the flavor you would expect from a Golden Monkey as well as a semi-chewy with the slightest bit of smoke hint that lingers on to the aftertaste!

Plain, Simple, and Straight to the point…I haven’t found a tea from White August Tea Company that I haven’t liked!  What a great tea from a great company!