The Craft of Tea Processing

The Craft of Tea Processing

The Craft of Tea ProcessingCenturies before the term “processed food”  would become a euphemism for junk food, tea producing communities were...

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What are Tea Cultivars?

What are Tea Cultivars?

What are Tea Cultivars? Tea nerds, just like any other strain of nerd, geek or dweeb, have a heart for cataloging and curation. If you have in your...

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2020 Awesome 8

2020 Awesome 8

2020 Awesome 8 The August tea of the month is Awesome 8.  Also known as Assam 8 this is a rare cultivar that has deep roots in Taiwan's tea history....

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Gaiwans Are Great

Gaiwans Are Great

Gaiwans Are GreatI can’t think of a better tea tool that encapsulates our motto “Radically Simple” more than the gaiwan. They are sadly not as...

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Matcha, Matcha, Matcha!

Matcha, Matcha, Matcha!

Matcha, Matcha, Matcha!Let's draw our attention to a new and very old style of green tea that doesn’t neatly fit into tea as most people know it;...

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2020 High Elevation GABA

2020 High Elevation GABA

2020 Shibi High Elevation GABA The tea of the month for July is comes to us from the High Mountains. Also known as Gao-Shan Chan (High Mountain Tea)...

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Rules For Making Green Tea

Rules For Making Green Tea

Rules For Making Green Tea "Wow, I didn’t realize tea could taste like this!”. It gets me every time, its one of my favorite things to hear. When I...

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Myths About Tea & Caffeine

Myths About Tea & Caffeine

Common Myths About Tea And Caffeine There is an ongoing arms race to produce the most caffeinated beverage. Tea and its meagre caffeine content...

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Golden Lily Oolong Tea

Golden Lily Oolong Tea

Golden Lily Oolong Tea This month’s tea comes from a remote tea garden deep in the heart of Taiwan.  Bei Shan is hidden away farm from any neighbors...

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Our New Favorite

Our New Favorite

Drunken Meadow Green Tea April is a magical month in the world of tea. It is often the month when many of us get our first taste the new year’s...

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Tea And Coronavirus

Tea And Coronavirus

Tea And The Coronavirus Many of us have been forced to be “city hermits” in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. While social distancing may be our...

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Oriental Beauty Oolong

Oriental Beauty Oolong

Oriental Beauty Oolong Tea This month we are excited to offer our loyal tea club patrons one of Taiwan’s truly unique teas, the famous Oriental...

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Wild Mountain Tea

Wild Mountain Tea

Wild Mountain Tea This month’s tea has interesting roots. It comes from a region of Taiwan once occupied by the Japanese. Close to the largest...

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GABA Oolong Tea

GABA Oolong Tea

Gaba Oolong Tea Every season, vintage and style is different. Our 2019 winter GABA Oolong tastes like baked apple pie! It has some fruity sweetness...

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