THERE’S nothing better than a hot, steaming cuppa on a cold Winter’s night – except maybe more than one, in a variety of flavours and styles to quench your thirst for a brew.
Except this Christmas countdown, try something different with one of the best tea advent calendars that will help you countdown to the big day in the best way possible: with a brew.
A tea advent calendar makes a perfect treat for yourself leading up to the Christmas Day
Advent calendars are more popular than ever, and with an array to choose from – aside from just plain old chocolate – it can be easy to get lost and feel overwhelmed when it comes to treating yourself or shopping for someone else.
Luckily, there are plenty of amazing choices and options for tea lovers – featuring well-known brands, as well as some less familiar – for those who love discovering new flavours or want to impress even the most difficult-to-please tea lovers.
So pop the kettle on, sit back and discover the best tea advent calendars to make your Christmas countdown un-brew-lievable. You’re welcome.
Twinings Superblends Tea Advent Calendar
- Twinings 24 Days of Superblends Advent Calendar, £9.99 from Twinings – buy here
The renowned Twinings tea brand know how to please tea lovers, and the 24 Days of Superblends Advent Calendar is certainly no exception.
You’ll find a fantastic selection of green teas and infusions, featuring botanical ingredients – as well as detox teas, options that are great for digestion (much-needed over Christmas), as well as for sleep and calming teas.
It’s priced at £9.99 – perfect if you’re looking for a budget option.
Pukka Herbal Tea Advent Calendar
- Pukka Herbal Tea Advent Calendar, £7.65 from Amazon – buy here
Popular tea brand, Pukka, is sure to bring a magical countdown to your home with its 2021 tea advent calendar offering.
The calendar features Pukka herbal, fruit and green teas, and it’s packed in a beautifully festive box to remind you of the magical time ahead.
It also boasts some exciting flavours like organic three licorice tea, lemon and manuka honey, wild apple and cinnamon, as well as the classics for every kind of tea lover, and explorer.
John Lewis 24 Days of Tea Advent Calendar
- 24 Days of Tea Advent Calendar, £20 from John Lewis – buy here
It’s hard not to fall in love with John Lewis at Christmas time, as not only is its Christmas ad something special to look forward to, but it has a wonderful tea advent calendar, too.
The 24 Days of Tea Advent Calendar features a great selection of pyramid bag teas – including everything from the traditional English Breakfast Tea to a unique, exciting Christmas Cookie Infusion for Christmas Eve.
Other extra special flavours include ginger, chai, strawberry and kiwi, mango, and the very festive spiced orange with clove and peel. Dreamy.
Tea Revv Tea Advent Calendar
- Tea Revv Tea Advent Calendar, £24 from Amazon – buy here
Fancy yourself a loose leaf tea lover? Bag the Tea Revv Advent Calendar for only £24 from Amazon.
The eye-catching, cartoon-design calendar features 24 different seasonal loose leaf teas, with each sachet containing enough tea for one large mug, or two cups of tea – perfect if you love to share some joy.
Get cosy with Christmassy blends like eggnog, gingerbread, candy cane popcorn, cranberry apple and Christmas spice – we promise you won’t find more uniquely festive flavours as these.
Be quick though, there’s not many left in stock on Amazon, and these are sure to sell out as fast as your kettle can boil!
Whittard The Tea Advent Calendar
- The Tea Advent Calendar, £60 from Whittard – buy here
Whittard’s tea adds a touch of unforgettable luxury to each sip and its 2021 tea advent calendar includes a range of the brand’s most loved teas.
It might look a bit pricey at first, but given the fact it features 94 individually-wrapped teabags – working out as four cups a day – it’s worth splashing out cash on a quality product such as this.
It even has a little mystery gift on December 1st to start your Advent journey and a poem on the inside of the door.
The entire calendar is totally plastic-free, and would look absolutely fantastic on any mantelpiece this Christmas.
Mariage Frères Haute Couture Tea Advent Calendar
- Mariage Frères Haute Couture Tea Advent Calendar, £44.95 from Harvey Nichols – buy here
Looking for something extra special this December? Mariage Frères, the famous French tea house, knows how to add a touch of luxury to your cup of tea.
The acclaimed tea-giant has launched the most chic countdown to Christmas, featuring 25 luxury cotton teabags.
Available from Harvey Nichols, expect to find fresh and fruity options – as well as festive surprises – including teas from around the globe in flavours combined with yuzu, flower, cocoa, coffee, pineapple and much more.
It’s even tied beautifully with a satin ribbon – oh right, go on then…
Bird & Blend Tea Advent Calendar 2021
- Tea Advent Calendar 2021, £38 from Bird & Blend Tea Co – buy here
Sample a taste of luxury, at a great price, with Bird & Blend Tea Co.’s coveted tea advent calendar for 2021 – available to order now.
Inside, there’s more teabags than ever, with the calendar boasting 48 completely plastic-free tea bags – that’s two in each window box – to sample, sup and share (if you want to, of course).
Each teabag can be enjoyed hot, cold or even as a latte, so it’s a fantastic gift for any tea lover who wants to get out of their comfort zone, and try something new this Christmas countdown.
The flavours inside are exciting, too, with a range of brand new blends from Bird & Blend Tea Co, and Christmas exclusives like snowball and hazelnut rocher.
Caffeine free? Not to worry, the brand even has a caffeine free option on offer, too.
T2 24 Reasons to Smile Christmas Advent Calendar
- 24 Reasons to Smile Christmas Advent Calendar, £22 from T2 – buy here
Discover 24 exciting teas and tisanes (that’s herbal tea, to you!) inside this 2021 advent calendar from Aussie-born speciality tea shop, T2.
Each teabag is individually-wrapped, with a fun, uplifting quote adorned on each wrapper – with flavours ranging from peach, pomegranate, and sticky date, to super sweet but delectable strawberries and cream.
It’s not quite as festive as some of the other offerings on this list, but at £22 it’s a great price for a gift that’s guaranteed to put a smile on someone’s face each day in the rundown to Christmas.
There’s even a loose leaf advent calendar from T2 up for grabs, too, for the same price!
English Tea Shop – Book Style Red Advent Calendar
- English Tea Shop – Book Style Red Advent Calendar, £10 from Boots – buy here
Boots isn’t just a hub for healthcare and skincare, but a great spot to get unique Christmas presents at great prices – like this organic tea advent calendar from the English Tea Shop.
Inside is a selection of 25 premium organic teas, ready for you to brew and celebrate the holidays with.
There’s a range of flavours including gingerbread, peach, peppermint candy cane, and festive spices.
We love the bright, post-box red look to the calendar – ready to make you feel extra festive this Christmas countdown.
Plus, it’s a fantastic budget price – coming in at only £10. Bargain!
Does tea have caffeine in?
Caffeine occurs naturally within the plant that is used to make tea, so yes it has caffeine in.
An average milky cuppa will have around 47mg of caffeine in – whereas a cup of coffee can have up to 100mg in per cup.
If you leave your teabag to brew for longer, or use hotter water, it’ll draw more caffeine out of the teabag – making it taste stronger.
Don’t worry if you’re looking for a tea fix without the caffeine this year though, as Bird & Blend Tea Co. has a fantastic, well-priced caffeine free tea advent calendar for sale.
Does green tea have caffeine in?
Green tea has caffeine in it – but less than your average cuppa.
While black tea with milk has 47mg, green tea has 33mg.
Infusions and fruit teas like ginger, peppermint, camomile and rooibos don’t have caffeine in.
Is tea a diuretic?
Caffeine, which is in tea, often makes beverages a diuretic – meaning it’ll make you urinate more frequently than normal.
However, it’s no need to worry as, since tea has typically less caffeine in, it’s likely to have a big impact on your weeing habits if you stick to under eight cups a day, according to Heathline.
If it’s something a little stronger you’re looking for, then check out our round-up of the best wine advent calendars.
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