Most of our teas are from The Proper Tea company, a small, independent tea merchants formed in 2013 and based in the East Sussex village of Pett near Hastings.
Here is the teas we currently have in stock and a little bit about them, chose what you fancy and pop in and see us.
Ginger, Lemongrass & Liquorice Herb Tea Blend
Fruity and fresh lemongrass with spicy ginger match perfectly with the liquorice to add a touch of finesse. Ingredients: lemongrass, liquorice roots, ginger pieces, peppermint, lemon peel, black peppercorns.
A traditional black tea blend of leaves from China and India that is centuries old. A highly aromatic soft tasting tea.
The famous and historic blend flavoured with Oil of Bergamot. Our tea blend is a mix of teas from China and Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and of course natural Oil of Bergamot
This is a traditional tea blend from Morocco in North Africa. A blend of Green Gunpowder Tea with dried Peppermint Herb to create this wonderful, authentic tasting tea. Ingredients: green tea, crisped mint, natural mint flavouring
Raspberry Green Tea
Chinese green tea with a delicately sweetly tart raspberry flavour. Also makes a great iced tea.
Ingredients: green tea, natural raspberry flavour, raspberry leaves, raspberries, rose petals.
Chinese speciality green tea. A sweet blend with good blossom content which gives you an intense, flowery Jasmine taste and scent.
Passion Fruit & Orange Fruit Tea
A surprisingly fruity infusion that is very refreshing and also makes a great iced tea. Ingredients: Apple pieces, hibiscus, rosehips, papaya, sugar, passion fruit flavouring, orange peel, natural orange flavouring.
Decaffeinated Breakfast Tea
A good example of a decaffeinated black tea that still retains excellent flavour and appearance. A medium bodied tea with smooth and rich flavours and displaying a lovely copper coloured infusion. Enjoy with or without a dash of milk
Hastings Breakfast Brew
Our own hand-blended full strength, full flavoured breakfast tea. A great mouthful of bold, malty, spicy character with good balanced tannin levels. Great with a dash of milk. The perfect brew, all day long!
Turmeric Gold Spiced Herb Tea
Mildly spicy and aromatic, a warming and smooth infusion that can be further enhanced by the addition of a dash of milk.
Ingredients: turmeric root, ginger pieces, cocoa peel, aniseed, fennel, blackberry leaves, natural flavouring, vanilla pieces.
Naturally caffeine free, Rooibos (or Redbush) is an unusual Herbal Tea from South Africa. This high quality rooibos tea is a loose leaf tea that has a rich ruby colour in cup and a soft sweet taste with a lovely aromatic aroma.
Sicilian Lemonade Fruit Tea
A sweet and heavenly taste of bittersweet lemonade. This fruit tea is a great combination of candied pineapple, sour apple pieces, lemon granules and big, freeze-dried lemon peel which offer a flavour of medley of tart. Freeze dried red currants provide a bright contrast.
Sleepy Chamomile Herbal Tea
Sleepy Chamomile herbal tea is a mild, caffeine-free infusion which is 100% natural. Chamomile tea is the perfect infusion to help unwind and relax, especially before bedtime. Chamomile tea has been known to help aid sleep as a it is actually a mild tranquilliser and has a sedative effect on the brain.
It is recommended to take Chamomile tea 30 minutes before bed to feel the sleep benefits.
Chamomile tea can also help aid digestion and menstrual cramps as it contains a special compound called bisabolol which helps relax the muscular lining.
You can also blend Chamomile tea with Peppermint or honey, if desired.