The Tea Spot Brings Romantic Spin to Caramel Dessert Tea for Valentine’s Day with 'Love Potion No. 9'

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Loose leaf tea company, The Tea Spot, has created a new handcrafted caramel tea. This gourmet dessert tea, Love Potion No. 9, is launching in time for Valentine’s Day.

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Love Potion No. 9: Gourmet Caramel Tea

Our new Valentine's tea is even more whimsical and decadent. It’s like breathing in a caramel truffle, and warming yourself in a sweet haze—and best of all—it’s guilt free!

The Tea Spot introduces today a new handcrafted gourmet black tea in time for Valentine’s Day. “Love Potion No. 9” is currently available exclusively at the company’s online tea store. This is the latest addition to The Tea Spot’s collection of dessert teas, which now totals fourteen loose leaf teas. Love Potion No. 9 is a caramel tea blended with toffee-coated coconut bits, reminiscent of a decadent sweet, but without the calories. This loose leaf tea is handcrafted at The Tea Spot in Boulder, Colorado, on a base of whole leaf black Assam tea from India.

One of The Tea Spot’s most popular original tea blends was Crème Caramel. The company’s customers have been requesting that their caramel tea make a comeback, and The Tea Spot has responded with this new gourmet rendition that builds on an old favorite. The Tea Spot’s CEO, Maria Uspenski, stated “We’re so excited to have an upscale replacement for Crème Caramel, which we discontinued for reasons related to sourcing a component of the original blend. Crème Caramel was a favorite amongst our original tea blends. Our new Valentine's tea is even more whimsical and decadent. It’s like breathing in a caramel truffle, and warming yourself in a sweet haze—and best of all—it’s guilt free!”

The Tea Spot’s collection of Dessert Tea now includes eight of The Tea Spot’s signature black teas, one oolong tea, one white tea, and four herbal teas. All of the teas are handcrafted onsite at The Tea Spot in Boulder, Colorado.

Chocolate “O” is a long-leaf organic black tea scented with chocolate;
Chocolate Cherry Bomb! is crafted from two handpicked black teas with chocolate and cherry flavors;
Chocolate Peppermint Patty is a dessert tea handcrafted from chocolate black tea and peppermint leaves;
Coconut Cabana is a smooth milky hand-rolled Oolong blended with shredded coconut;
Earl of Grey takes traditional Earl Grey to the next level by combining the traditional bergamot with other citruses, vanilla, licorice root, and a black tea base;
Harvest Spice Tea is a spiced black tea flavored with orange peel and mulling spices;
Lady Lavender is a vanilla Earl Grey tea blended with lavender flowers;
Licorice Root is a naturally sweet and caffeine-free throat-soothing herbal tea;
Love Potion No. 9 is an aromatic dessert tea of premium Assam tea with real pieces of gourmet toffee-coated coconut;
Mile High Chai is The Tea Spot’s gourmet loose leaf Masala Chai spiced black tea;
Red Hot Chai is a naturally caffeine–free Rooibos tea spiced with cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, chai spices and a hint of vanilla;
Red Rocks is a blend of naturally caffeine–free South African Rooibos, vanilla, and real almond bits;
Sweet Melody is a bold hibiscus-ginger dessert tea specially formulated to help cool down in hot weather months; and
White Wedding Tea is a delicate hand-harvested white tea lightly flavored with sweet chestnut and a sprinkling of tiny white flowers.

Love Potion No. 9 is currently being sold for Valentine’s Day in large 3.0 oz tins, retailing for $9.99. It is available exclusively at their online tea store,


About The Tea Spot: The Tea Spot is a leading producer of handcrafted loose leaf teas and creator of Steepware®, the housewares tools that make loose tea easy. The company’s vision to modernize the loose leaf tea experience has held steadfast since the for-profit philanthropic company was founded by Maria Uspenski in 2004, a cancer survivor drawn to the health benefits of leaf tea during her recovery. Her message is simple and powerful: tea in its freshest form renders premium flavor, unmatched health benefits, and is eco-friendly. The Tea Spot's model of social entrepreneurship incorporates its mission to foster health and wellness through loose leaf tea, with its 10% Pledge. Ten percent of the company’s profits are donated in-kind to cancer and community wellness programs. The Tea Spot is a Boulder, Colorado-based woman owned and operated business.

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