52Teas said

It's June & it's our Anniversary Month! Yay! Our First Tea of the Week is . . .

Hello, tea lovers!

Can you believe we’ve been doing this 52Teas thing for 7 years? Frank started 52Teas in 2008 & kept it up until June 2015 when we took over. So, he did it for 7 years, and now – we’ve been doing it for 7 years! So it’s a very significant year for us & to celebrate, we will have 2 bonus teas this month – 1 featured reblend & 1 special creation – but more about that in a week or so.

Until then, our tea of the week for June 6, 2022 is:

7th Anniversary Cake Batter Black Tea! – OK, so this one is VERY limited quantity & we probably won’t reblend it – or if we do – it will be quite a while before we’re able to do that due to the availability of one of the base teas. This is blended with Gu Zhang & Golden Black Bi Luo Chun combined with coconut, cacao shells & nibs plus vanilla beans & a touch of essence to create a chocolate coconut cake batter-y dessert-y treat for your teacup. It’s so decadent!

https://www.52teas.com/shop/p/7thanniversarycakebatterblacktea

Thanks to everyone for helping us reach this milestone! We could not do what we do without you!

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I feel a bit like a mind reader with the Blood Orange Creamsicle blend, haha!

The new site looks great though, and I’m excited for this year’s 12 Days selection! :)

52Teas said

That’s not all – though – because you also mentioned on a totally different post from a different company about how you didn’t like the word “flan” – and our featured reblend for August … contains that word in the name in the tea. (I’ll be announcing the tea on Monday but I’m sure that totally gave it away anyway.)

52Teas said

Thanks about the comments on the new website. I spent a lot of hours on it – but I’m happy with it. It just – looks better. Maybe it’s just because I looked at the same website for 6 years but the other one felt so old fashioned and clunky.

AJRimmer said

Yay I’m glad these updates are back!

52Teas said

Thanks! :)

Sil select said

yay for the new site and updates!

52Teas said

Thank you! :)

I’m also very excited to see these updates again. Loving the new site, it looks great!
I’m so sad I missed the 12 Teas box…no idea how I managed that. I filled out the form, so hoping there is an extra I can purchase! :)

52Teas said

Amanda – I can’t make any promises just yet – but I suspect there will be enough for a box for you. I will contact you when I know more. In the meantime, thank you for filling out the form!

Thanks for the kind comments!

PS: The box went very quickly this year!

Tiffany :) said

Ugh I already have a subscription and advent and placed 2 orders last weekend and now I see the two Nov teas, so far? Will try to resist another order

52Teas said

Well, you’ll get these two teas in your subscription – it’s going out this afternoon – in fact, in about an hour, we’ll be headed to the post office! :)

Kittenna said

I missed this thread! Following for exciting updates now :D

AH as I was reading your description for ‘Sweet Zhang’, I was thinking of ‘Black Silk Chocolate Milk’ and then I read further and you mention it tasting like chocolate milk! Could this base work for a reblend of Black Silk Chocolate Milk?

52Teas said

To be honest, I’m not sure. The Qu Hao tea has a different profile than the Gu Zhang.

Sil select said

I’d be up for just more of the current one made lol

52Teas said

@Sil: What do you mean?

Sil select said

@anne – sorry for the delay in response. just wanted to buy some and you only had 1 left lol.

52Teas said

@Sil – there is more in stock. But, you should hurry and get it if you want some because it’s going quickly and I’m not – at this time – planning on reblending immediately.

Sil select said

@Anne – sending you a facebook msg :)

YAY for a banana tea joining D’s Teas!

Kittenna said

I just brewed up Caramel Apple v2 today (before seeing this post). I also apparently tried the original (blended only by Frank, correct?) but have no recollection of the flavour. I like the base of v2 so hopefully v3 stands up to it!! Excited to try it when my next box ships! :D

52Teas said

Yes, the original batch was crafted by Frank. He utilized the Fujian Oolong (this v.3 utilizes the Fujian Oolong as well) I don’t think he used cinnamon in the tea though, but I like the cinnamon in there. I guess I just feel like apples and cinnamon belong together.

Kittenna said

I agree! I think I strongly associate the two. I see that v2 was a baked oolong; off the top of my head fujian oolong is meaning nothing to me. I really ought to get my oolong flavour profile straight one day!

52Teas said

@Kittenna: I enjoy both bases. I think the baked Oolong has more of a roasted flavor that gives the caramel apple notes more of a “baked apple” flavor – whereas with this Fujian Oolong, I get more of a straightforward caramel apple flavor – like dipping apples into caramel sauce (with a wee bit of cinnamon added to the caramel.)

Yep, I think that was me saying there weren’t enough raspberry cream teas. Thank you for heeding the call with Raspberry Parfait! :D

Kittenna said

You were not alone! I am so excited for this one!

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