Our high quality, smooth blend of black teas creates a wonderful base for the addition of sweet, exotic Vanilla. This is a great morning cup, and can be enjoyed with milk or cream, and sugar. Or without. The choice is up to you.
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Better than my childhood favourite Review by ['Rhythm']
Grew up drinking STASH vanilla nut cream, and it was delicious, but I can't find it in stores anymore. While I don't see a vanilla hazelnut option, I was delighted to find that this tastes even better, and almost mimics the flavour of the vanilla nut I grew up with when I add almond milk. It almond, not hazelnut, but delicious nonetheless, maybe even better. I plan to keep reordering this for the foreseeable future.Posted on 2022-03-11
So delicious! Review by Lisa Novakovics
Oh this Vanilla tea is so good! I just use a little milk. That's all you need for this fine tea! Smooth and creamy! Thanks for the quality care and shipped on time! ❤️Posted on 2021-02-06
Awesome Tea Review by Milw Tea Lover
The vanilla tea is awesome and agree with Lovely Laura that it has a perfect mixture of sweet. I have shared it with family and co-workers and can not keep it on our self at home and at the office. It is extremely popular. You will not regret purchasing this tea. Also visit the store in Victoria if you get the chance. The smell in the store is intoxicating.Posted on 2014-06-12
Sweet comfort in a cup!!! Review by LovelyLaura
Subtly sweet and so delicious! This has become almost like comfort food to me! The smell of the brewed cup is warm and full and the perfect mix of sweet without being sugary. The tea still shines through the flavour though, so this is by no means an over flavoured tea!Posted on 2014-02-07
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Flavour Profile Guide
Tea and coffee tasting is a very individual, multi-dimensional experience: one person’s perfect cup can be too strong or weak, too brisk or watery for the next person. At Murchie’s, we believe that the best tea or coffee is the one that YOU like the best! We use the following flavour profile guides to help compare our teas and coffees within a relative scale.
Tea Strength Ratings
This rating method indicates the strength of flavour each tea has when brewed according to our brewing guide.
|Light/Delicate: Very light in colour and delicate in flavour|
|Medium: Medium-light cup with slightly fuller cup|
|Medium-Strong: Medium-dark cup, medium body, and full flavour without harshness|
|Strong: Full body, rich cup, takes milk well|
|Very Strong: Rich, dark cup with very full, strong flavour and briskness|
We rate the flavour properties of our coffees along two dimensions: roast and body.
Roast is simply a result of how long and how hot the beans have been roasted, which can be seen in the colour of the finished bean, and typically results in general flavour traits:
|Light Roast||More acidity, brightness and a slight pucker|
|Medium Roast||Slightly richer flavours, some acidity, enhanced creaminess|
|Dark Roast||Distinctive roasted flavour, sometimes notes of toasted sugar or charcoal|
Body is the term used to describe how the brewed coffee feels in your mouth:
|Light Body||Easy to drink with little lingering flavour, ‘thin’ or ‘clean’ feeling on the palate|
|Medium Body||Heavier, creamier mouth-feel with more lingering flavour|
|Full Body||Rich, full-mouth feeling: hits all of the palate and lingers|
Tea Brewing Guide
Different types of teas should be brewed according to certain times and water temperatures to bring out their best flavours. Use this guide as a starting point, and then experiment until you find the perfect brewing method for your favourite tea.
Based on approximately one level teaspoon (2.5g) of loose tea or one tea bag per 6-8 ounce (180-240ml) cup. For stronger flavour, add more tea. Brewing for longer may increase the strength of the tea, but will likely also cause bitterness.
Brew times shown in minutes.
Coffee Brewing Guide
The simplest methods for brewing coffee are drip coffee, pour over and French press. These guidelines are a starting point; modify the ratio of coffee to water, the grind, and brewing time to your taste. If your coffee is not strong enough, increase the proportion of coffee per cup of water, grind the beans finer, or allow them to brew longer – or any combination of these factors. If your coffee is too strong, simply do the opposite.
Drip coffee or pour over method: hot water is gradually poured over coffee grounds and slowly drips through
- Fine to medium grind coffee
- 1.5 to 2.5 tablespoons of coffee per cup of water
- Coarse grind coffee
- 1 to 1.5 tablespoons of coffee per cup (e.g. 4-6 tbsp for a 4-cup French press)
- Pour about 1/3 of the water over the coffee grinds; wait about 30 seconds and then pour in the rest
- Wait 4-5 minutes, then push down the plunger to separate the grounds from finished coffee, and enjoy!