Reading the Tea Leaves

Reading the Tea Leaves

A few years ago, I was introduced to T. This particular tea company is based in Vancouver, BC and has the bragging rights of being served in fine dining establishments the world over – from Dubai and Portugal to England, Russia and America. Each flavor offered by T is certified organic and blended by hand in small batches. Each black tin is labeled with beautiful watercolor imagery and has a decidedly handcrafted feel.

Liquid Pork, a.k.a Bakon Vodka

Liquid Pork, a.k.a Bakon Vodka

I ripped open the packaging before the UPS driver had even left my front stoop, gently lifting this holy grail out of its confines and into the light for closer inspection. Crystal clear fluid with only the slightest tint of amber color. Pure, with no floating globs of fat. (insert angelic voices here) Seal ripped, cork popped, aroma inhaled.