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Seasonal Tea — Holidays

2018 Winter Seasonal Northern Lights

Doug Palas 2018 Green Tea Holidays

2018 Winter Seasonal Northern Lights

Each year I create a special blend to celebrate both winter and the holiday season. This year’s blend, Northern Lights, was inspired by flavors that remind me of cold, winter nights. The Kilogram holiday teas from the past two years were a black tea blend and herbal blend. This year I decided to use a green tea, but I wanted to take my favorite element from the past two years, which was a baking spice note, and build upon it. But rather than pairing it with sweet flavors like years past, I chose a savory, pan-fired tea from eastern China...

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Crimson Claus Punch

Doug Palas Herbal Infusion Holidays Recipe Steeping Instructions

Crimson Claus Punch

One of our oldest herbal blends is King Crimson with its hibiscus and citrus flavor profile. It was followed up by our Crimson Iced tea, which is hibiscus and flavors of blueberry, strawberry and raspberry. This year I’ve added a new member to the Crimson family- Crimson Claus, a festive, holiday relative. Based on the Jamaican holiday punch, Sorrel, Crimson Claus can be enjoyed either hot or cold, or our favorite way, as a rum punch.    

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