Champagne toasts and New Year’s Eve go hand in hand, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Tea is just as good for ringing in the new year. Whether you’re hitting the town or going to sleep at 12:01, we’ve found the perfect tea for your midnight toast.
Sips by is a personalized tea discovery subscription. Each month, we match tea drinkers across the U.S. with delicious teas from over 150 global tea brands that we’re sure they’ll love. Subscribers receive four teas chosen just for them in every box. Learn more here.
STARDUST BLEND Sips by FRIDAY AFTERNOON TEA
This fruity black tea is fit for a celebration. Inspired by David Bowie, this blend includes not only real fruit pieces, but sugar stars and edible glitter. It’s perfect to sip with your friends before you hit the town.
MOONLIGHT JASMINE Sips by RISHI
For a calm night in with a friend or two, try toasting with this blend at midnight. The lush flavors of green tea and jasmine go best with stargazing and deep conversation.
BEAUTY SLEEP Sips by THE REPUBLIC OF TEA
Maybe you have to get up early the next morning, or maybe you’re just not a night owl, but either way, this tea’s for you if you want your head to hit the pillow right after the ball drops. This chamomile rose blend will help you wind down, while still creating a special NYE experience. Add a bit of lemon juice to this violet-hued blend, and watch the color change to pink.
DARJEELING Sips by AHMAD TEA
This list isn’t complete without darjeeling–it’s literally referred to as the champagne of teas. This delicate black tea is only grown in the Darjeeling district of India, and is considered one of the finest teas in the world. There’s no better time to treat yourself than New Year’s Eve.
CACAO KISSES Sips by BITACO
This is the tea for you if you’re third-wheeling it this NYE (or fifth-wheeling… or seventh…) While everyone else gets their New Year’s kiss, you’ll get your kisses from flavorful cacao husks and nibs in this black tea blend. Who needs an S.O.?
HEALTHY RESOLUTIONS Sips by TEALIGHTFUL
Your New Year’s Eve toast is your first sip of the year, so what better time to kick off your New Year’s resolutions? But sticking to your resolution doesn’t have to be painful–this flavorful green tea blend is a delicious replacement for sugary beverages. With this toast, you’ll know you’re starting the new year off right.
About Sips by: We’re a female-founded and led startup that makes discovering tea fun, personalized, and affordable. The Sips by Box is the only multi-brand, personalized tea subscription box. Each month, we match tea drinkers across the U.S. with delicious teas from over 150 global tea brands that we’re sure they’ll love. Based out of Austin, Texas, we are adept at savoring a hot mug even when it’s seasonally inappropriate.