4 September 2014

Bellevue Tea, again.

By heck, it's been a while since we had a tea review round these parts!

The lovely lovely folk over at bellevue tea kindly donated a whole bunch of tea for the Leeds May Meet way back when. Each of us got five of these little pouches filled with tea bags of some of bellvue's most popular teas.

tea tasters

I've already raved about  the breakfast tea and my favourite, the rooibos, in this previous post, but thought it might be worth a quick overview of some of their other varieties too!

My favourite of the new flavours was the classic Earl Grey. I do really love a good Earl Grey - this is when I feel my most English! The tea itself is hand-picked on high estates in Sri-Lanka, then flavoured with bergamot oil for a really aromatic and tasty tea.

tea bags

Peppermint Tea is great for digestion, as well as for helping coughs and colds, but it's the taste rather than the potential benefits I like about this! For a start, minty tea is the only kind of tea you can drink when you've just brushed your teeth - with having in the cupboard for that reason alone! This is really nice, fresh and uplifting! 

As to the Sencha Green Tea -well, I don't really like it. No disrespect to bellevue, I'm sure it's just grand for a green tea, but I don't really like green tea. I've tried to like it, I want to like it, but I'm just not keen. On balance it's less bitter than others I've tried and is pretty drinkable, but isn't a favourite.

None of these three have quite overtake the rooibos as my favourite bellevue brew, but there's some good stuff here for sure. Plus they all have the same high quality, individually wrapped teabags and the same sleek packaging I always appreciate from the brand. 

I haven't bought any new tea in a while while I've been trying to get my stash down to a more manageable amount, but there's definitely a few of these on the repurchase list! And the good news is I think these are all really well priced too - a full box of each tea, 25 bags, comes in at £2.50. They also carry a range of loose leaf teas too that I'm yet to explore! 

I'm sure you'll be kept up to date with any further tea developments, and if you have any other good recommendations for me I'd love to hear them - what's your favourite brew? 


  1. I'm very tempted to try the antioxidant one to try and hold off colds as winter comes.

    Lizzie's Daily Blog

  2. These look fab, sadly I don't drink tea. x

  3. The peppermint sounds lovely! Rooibos is one of my favourite teas, too, it's such a nice flavour :)

    Jess xo

  4. I love mint tea and I can drink it all day long :) Sometimes I like to have green tea, but I usually go for mint tea or regular black tea. Great post!

    Pink Frenzy

  5. I looooove tea so I might give these a shot. I'm not huge on green tea either though! haha


  6. I gave up caffeine, so tend to have Jasmine tea alot x

  7. I love tea, these look good. :)


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