Actually, getting off the mount here for a second, there was this awesome tea by the king of all herbal teas, Celestial Seasonings, but they made this one hyper-brew called "Fast Lane". It was awesome. It had more caffeine in it than drip coffee (they even had a chart on the side to prove it -- not as much as a double espresso, though). Then it was also laced with Ginseng and a few other things -- resulting in, easily, the best tasting tea I have ever tried. Even had a Sun Tzu -type character on the front -- flying, no less -- with a couple of executives, one on either arm (probably ones that had read "The Art of War").
Now that's the stuff.
Anyway, they discontinued it. :-(
I would like to find a good replacement for it, at least taste-wise. I feel guilty drinking "Sleepytime" at work, so I don't, even though it's another of my favorites, taste-wise.
So, anyone familiar with what I'm talking about? Got any suggestions?
I guess I should give some background: this tea needs to have full frequency response, and as flat as possible. Caffeinated or otherwise. I listen to both classical and rock and a lot of stuff in between and "outside the box". Twinings English Breakfast is my favorite of the English Breakfast blends. Crossfeed is completely unnecessary. Earl Grey is way too perfumey for my tastes. I like tubes.