Ralph Lutton of Brodies Tea tells to make the perfect pot of tea. In this informative video, he goes over different types of tea and how to prepare teas.  It really is very interesting.

Scottish Blend Commercial on New Pyramid Tea Bags

by Scottish Tea on September 22, 2014

We really enjoy finding and watching tea commercials, particularly those for Scottish Blend Tea.  This commercial advertises Scottish Blend’s move from round tea bags to pyramid tea bags.

Thanks to Simon Mallinson of MTP for the commercial. You can see more of their work on their YouTube channel.

Recipe for Scottish Blend Smoothie

September 10, 2014

Forget about those healthy smoothies, this is a recipe for a dessert smoothie that uses ice cream.  For this use can use Scottish Blend or Punjana Scottish Blend. Ingredients: 125ml Boiling Water (about 1/2 cup) 2 Scottish Blend Tea Bags 2 Tbsp Sugar 50g Vanilla Ice Cream (between 1.5 to 2 ounces) 6-8 Ice Cubes […]

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Scottish Blend Commercial Shows How Much Tea has Changed

August 25, 2014

The below commercial shows exactly how the box of Scottish Blend Tea used to look.

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Lost Tea Brands: Angus Morrison & Co of Edinburgh

August 12, 2014

Although no longer around, Angus Morrison & Co. were tea and coffee specialists located in Chapel Lane in Edinburgh.  Here is a mock up of an advertisement for the company’s Mohr Tea. Thanks to Edinburgh City of Print for the image. You can see more of their work in Flickr.

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Lost Tea Brands: More from James McLaren & Sons of Edinburgh

July 28, 2014

If you have been reading our periodic series, we have been reviewing tea companies that have been lost to history.  Earlier, we reviewed James McLaren & Sons of Edinburgh who was located at 42 Albany St in Edinburgh.  Here is a sample of their box of Sun Ray Tips Tea. Thanks to Edinburgh City of […]

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Lost Tea Brands: James McLaren & Sons of Edinburgh

June 23, 2014

Like many tea companies in history, James McLaren & Sons is no longer around.  James McLaren & Sons were located at 42 Albany St in Edinburgh.  Here is a label for James McLaren & Sons Foochong China & Darjeeling Blend.  McLaren & Sons advertised themselves as blenders of grand old Chinia Teas since the reign […]

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See Print Ad from 18th Century Melrose Tea Company

June 16, 2014

In the book Brief Notice of the Tea Plant, Together withe Some Account of Coffee, Sugar, Rice, Tapioca, Sago and Several of the Spices, Collected From The Shop Bills of Andrew Melrose & Co Edinburgh you can read a print ad from grocer and tea dealer Andrew Melrose Co, which was the founder of Melrose […]

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Lost Tea Brands: Holyrood Tea

June 10, 2014

All this summer, we have been reviewing tea companies that have been lost to history.    Today, Holyrood Tea. Thanks to Edinburgh City of Print for the image. You can see more of their work in Flickr.

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Lost Tea Brands: John Gray & Co of Edinburgh

May 26, 2014

History has left records of many tea companies who are no longer in existence.  Occasionally, we like to review tea companies of the past.  John Gray & Co was a tea dealer located at 32 Albany St in Edinburgh.  Here, you can see a lable for 1 pound of Gray’s Super Quality Tea. Thanks to […]

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