Tea Review – Stash Tea – Sunny Orange Ginger

Tea Selection:  Sunny Orange Ginger

Company Name: Stash

Location: Tigard, Oregon

Founded: 1972

 

Tea Company Comments taken from their webpage:

The Stash Tea Company was founded in Portland in 1972 and operated out of an old Victorian-style house, supplying loose herbal teas and bulk herbs to natural food stores. In 1975, the company broadened its focus to include bagged teas and began to sell a full line of traditional, specialty blend, and herbal teas directly to fine restaurants and through a mail order catalog to consumers.

 

Stash Tea derives its name from an entertaining aspect of tea folklore. In earlier centuries, tea was a valuable commodity traditionally transported by clipper ship. The ship’s captain was often presented with the finest teas for his personal use. This supply was his “stash”, kept as his “private reserve”. Today, the term is still used to denote anything put away carefully because of its preciousness.

 

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Personally:

Stash is a large tea company and a supplier of teas to many different venues. I like their teas because they are never just settled with one set of teas, they grow, they change and they always keep us excited about the next line of teas that come out. Today I received some teas and then a new little box, simply stated “new teas”. Inside the box were 10 fun packets of teas and these were not just special to me, you can order them as well. Sample boxes are fun because you can try the tea and see if you like it or not, you don’t have to buy a ton to figure it out, just a tea bag and then if you like it, open up and buy a larger amount. So have some fun and branch out, try a few samples and make sure you let me know now what you tried.

 

Read more about Stash Teas on their website: Stash Teas.

 

 

INGREDIENTS:

Orange Peel

Ginger Root

Hibiscus

Licorice Root

Safflower

Orange Oil

Citric Acid

 

 

COSTS: $2.50 / 10 Tea Bags

Price may vary according to the amount purchased.

 

REVIEW

Prior to brew: a semi citrus scent to this tea prior to brewing

 

Brewed: Deep Amber shade

 

Scent: There is a bite to this tea even in the scent, ginger as well as the citrus stand out.

 

Flavor: Oh yes, there is a real bite to this tea, that ginger is going to get you and it’s a spicy clearing all the way down the throat, it’s an amazing jab of ginger that is an amazing spice that works wonders on the system.

 

Sentiments: As a caffeine free tea this tea will warm you up and clear out those senses. Ginger is an amazing spice that will leave your throat feeling warm and touched by it’s presence.

 

My Tea Vault score values of 1-10 (10 being the best): ” “.

 

Till next Tea….

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