Ode To Whiskey
Ode To Whiskey
Ode To Whiskey
Ode To Whiskey
Ode To Whiskey

Ode To Whiskey


14 reviews

To the fine art of crafting American whiskey, we raise this toast of Assam black tea aged in a wet Westward Whiskey barrel, with intoxicating hints of cacao, brandied cherries, and ginger. Make it a double. Cheers.

Tasting Notes:

Cacao, brandied cherries and ginger 

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Sean A.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Worth It! Our new favorite!

We ordered two tins and I’m sure happy we did. Love the subtle tastes of coconut and rose. It’s our new favorite! Used 3g per 8oz cup. Great job!

William V.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Returning to Tea

Found that I was drinking too much coffee, and missed the ceremony of making tea. Heard about Smith Tea when I tried some of Westward Whiskey’s “Sourdough” and got a sample of your delicious tea. I immediately ordered a tin, and very glad I did. The 5 minute steeping time is perfect for contemplating…nothing, which is a good thing to do.

Ruth T.
United States United States
I recommend this product


As a Scotch drinker, I was intrigued when I saw the name of this tea. Well, it has certainly lived up to its name! What a lovely ode to whiskey, capturing all of those warm malted and balanced flavors you find in a great single malt! You definitely taste the essence of the whiskey as well. Just an overall robust, flavorful, and well-balanced tasty tea!

Mike W.
United States United States
I recommend this product


It was good, with a nice flavor, but I don’t think it tastes as much like whiskey as I would have liked

Tim J.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Wouldn't Change A Thing

Really, really like this tea. I wouldn't call myself a tea or whiskey expert, but over the years I've learned to appreciate fine examples of both. This is a special tea to savor and enjoy. Has just the right balance of tea and whiskey flavors. The other ingredients add some interest help mellow the experience in a good way. Sip this while reading Lord of the Rings. Enthusiastically recommended.


Westward Whiskey barrel aged Assam black tea, malted barley, cacao nibs, coconut flakes and pink rose petals.

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For best flavor, use 2.6g (1 tsp) for 8 oz water. Bring spring or freshly drawn filtered water to a boil. Steep five minutes. 

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Indian Black Tea

Assam tea is the biggest, brightest, richest and most astringent tea made. It is the backbone to breakfast style teas of nearly all brand and quality although it is also used in many blends for body and top notes. Assam is less floral and has more bread or biscuit-like flavor than other origins, and is often described as malty or coppery.

Assam Region

The Assam region is located in Northeast India, and borders Bhutan and Bangladesh. At near sea level, this region produces teas that are full flavored, rich, and chewy with distinct characteristics of caramel and malt. The best teas from this region are plucked and processed in June and July, a harvest also known as the 2nd Flush.

Cacao Nibs

Dominican Botanical

Cacao nibs come from the Theobroma cacao tree and are one of the main raw ingredients used for making chocolate. Whole cacao beans are shelled, fermented and then broken down into chopped bits of cocoa seeds. These nibs then go through an additional roasting step, resulting in a more flavorful and less bitter tasting cacao nib.

Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is located on the island of Hispanolia in the Carribean, sharing its border with Haiti. While cacao, coffee and sugar combined to make up most of the country's economy thirty years ago, cacao now accounts for just 3% of the country's GDP. We source our cacao nibs during the main harvest between the months of April and July.

Pink Rose Petals

Indian Botanical

Pink rose petals are a favorite ingredient in our pantry. They provide sweetness and spice along with distinct floral qualities and are used to create complexity in a variety of our Signature Blends.


India is located in Southern Asia and is home to one of the world's oldest civilizations (Indus Valley). It is a country rich in history, culture, religion, geography and so much more, and has been famous since ancient times as a source for herbs and spices that continue to be coveted around the world. Our pink rose petals come from several regions in India and are harvested in March.