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created by: Eleanor Justice
Luscious Honeybush Apricot paired with sultry Decaf Spice Ceylon, underpinned by toothsome Honeybush Chocolate to create a layered, deceptively complex blend. Serving suggestion: iced, sweetened, and enjoyed on a warm summer evening as you sit under a big peach tree just as the fireflies come out.
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ingredients & lore
blended with honeybush tea, decaf ceylon tea, cocoa nibs, natural chocolate flavor, natural spice flavor, orange peels, cinnamon bark, apple pieces, natural apricot flavor, ginger root, cloves, cardamom, marigold flowers, apricots
accented with cinnamon, cocoa nibs and ginger
The story behind this blend: I was listening to the Carolina Chocolate Drops while playing with tea blends in my sweltering baltimore kitchen and thought it would be fun to make another tribute blend* This blend is my flavor interpretation of the sound of their passionate and haunting performance of Snowden's Jig at the Birchmere in January 2010. (You can listen and read a little of the story behind Snowden's Jig here: http://youtu.be/9FstEhh0iTQ You can get the Carolina Chocolate Drops' albums and show info on their site, www.CarolinaChocolateDrops.com) *Check out some of my other tribute blends (Neipalm! is one of my very favorites :) • NEIPALM! inspired by Neil Gaiman & Amanda Palmer http://tinyurl.com/18r • Aggregate Of Our Joy inspired by Kurt Vonnegut http://tinyurl.com/27zfjtz • As You Wish inspired by Princess Bride http://tinyurl.com/2d5vlx4 • Luna Lovegood's Libation inspired by Luna in the Harry Potter Series http://tinyurl.com/18r • Lebowski blend series inspired by The Big Lebowski http://www.adagio.com/big_lebowski