Tea Review – Stash Tea – White Chocolate Mocha Black Tea

Tea Selection: White Chocolate Mocha Black Tea

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:

Cocoa Shells

Black Tea

Cinnamon

Natural Tiramisu Flavor

Natural Coffee Flavor

Natural Chocolate Flavor

Natural White Chocolate Flavor

 

COSTS: $2.50 / 10 Tea Bags

Price may vary according to the amount purchased.

 

REVIEW

Prior to brew: There is a scent of Dark Chocolate more on the bitter side of a chocolate, very rich.

 

Brewed: Brewed this tea is a rich deep Amber hue

 

Scent: Smells slightly bitter, chocolate

 

Flavor: A bitter tea with a taste of dark chocolate, not cocoa but of chocolate

 

Sentiments: I liked this tea and it sure is a great substitute for a chocolate bar. There is no sugar in the tea and it gives a very rich bitter dark chocolate flavor.

 

My Tea Vault score values of 1-10 (10 being the best): ” 7 “.

 

Till next Tea….

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