Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Boone Tavern Blend Tea

 I received a gift in the mail from Boone Tavern Hotel
as a thank you for hosting a tea event in March of this year. 
The gift included the *new* Boone Tavern Blend Tea and a Berea College
handcrafted pottery mug. 
The Boone Tavern Tea is a blend of single-estate teas
from India and Sri Lanka, expertly blended and packaged 
by Bruce Richardson of Elmwood Inn Fine Teas in Danville, KY.
Many of my blog readers will remember several blog posts
from the Afternoon Tea events I helped plan and host
at Historic Boone Tavern Hotel, 
including the event for tea bloggers in March. 
I first mentioned the need for a Boone Tavern Blend 
 to the general manager, Gary, when we began planning
afternoon tea service and events in early 2013. 
I also mentioned this to Bruce Richardson. 
I am so happy to see this special blend of tea!
(sipping the smooth blend as I type)

From the back of the tea tin:
Historic Boone Tavern
The inspiration for a hotel to house guests of Berea College 
was the idea of Nellie Frost, wife of college president William Frost. 
Work began in 1907 of the stately public inn built with bricks manufactured 
by students in the college's brickyard and finished by the college's woodworkers.  
The tavern is named for early Kentucky explorer Daniel Boone. 

Boone Tavern Blend is a unique balance of exceptional single-estate teas from the finest gardens in India and Sri Lanka.  It makes the perfect accompaniment for your afternoon or morning tea times.

Note: This tea is also delicious as iced tea.  

Congratulations to Historic Boone Tavern Hotel at Berea College
and Bruce Richardson of Elmwood Inn Fine Teas
on this delicious tea blend! 


Angela McRae said...

Oh my word! What a great idea for a tea blend - wish they'd had this already when I had the pleasure of visiting Boone Tavern in March. How fun! (And smart - they'll sell heaps of it!)

relevanttealeaf said...

I was surprised and delighted when I received my package containing the signature tea and Berea hand-crafted pottery mug in today's mail. Kudos to you, Linda, for suggesting they develop a signature blend. It's a lovely keepsake from our March tea gathering.

Rosemary said...

What a fun surprise to be a recipient of this delicious tea blend and hand crafted mug! So glad they have their own tea blend, and even more pleased to see it is a combination of black teas. Can't wait to try it iced!

Steph said...

What a thoughtful gift. Congrats!


Design by Custom Blog Designs/FreeStyleMama Creations