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Introduction to Fine Tea Sampler
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A tin (approx 35g) each of the following: TP12: Premium China Keemun, TD50: No.1 Tippy Orthodox GFOP Darjeeling, ZY51: China Yunnan TGFOP, and TB51: East Frisian BOP Assam Tea. Representative of a wide range of fine black teas.

SM30 |
$13.00

Yunnan Green Mao Feng
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Large silver-tipped leaves yield a rich, brothy cup. The dark golden liquor has an earthy aroma, suggestive of sweet tobacco.

ZG22 |
$0.17/cup

Seasons Pick Shou Pu-Erh
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This classic, leaf-style Shou Pu-Erh tea has reddish-brown leaves that produce a dark ruby copper liquor with a sweet earthy aroma. Rich Burgundy notes complement a thick mouth feel with dark cocoa hints.

ZH02 |
$0.17/cup

China Pu-Erh Leaf
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This leaf format Pu-Erh yields dark liquor with strong earthy notes in the traditional style. A good value for this Yunnan classic.

ZH20 |
$0.15/cup

China Pu-Erh Tuo Cha, Size 1
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Small tuo chas (compressed cakes) of Shou Pu-Erh tea, with each tuo cha an ideal size for making approximately two cups. The liquor is dense and black. Multiple infusions are often made from this tea.

ZH30 |
$0.20/cup

Sticky Rice Pu-Erh Tuo Cha
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Coming soon! Restock available early 2018. New lot will be in small tea squares.
This selection is a mixture of Shou Pu-Erh and the Nuo Mi Xiang herb. When infused, the liquor yields an earthy aroma with hints of cinnamon. The earthy flavor emerges in the cup, along with notes of dark molasses and honey. Each square or heart-shaped (as available) "tuo cha" piece will yield approximately two cups of tea.

ZH34 |
$0.18/cup

Pu-Erh Sheng Cha
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An abundance of silver-green tips adorns the hand processed leaves in this "raw" (Sheng or Qing) Pu-Erh offering. The golden infusion offers an herbaceous aroma with tropical fruit hints. The mouth feel is full and brisk with a brothy flavor, hinting of sweet tobacco and honey. A light suggestion of stone fruit leads to a crisp, clean finish.

ZH44 |
$0.13/cup

Saiqing Pu-Erh Mini Tuo Cha Organic
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This Sheng (or raw) Pu-Erh Tuo Cha was organically produced on Hekai Tea Mountain at the Mannong/Manmai villages in Yunnan province. The golden cup has an herbaceous aroma with hints of honey. The flavor has notes of fruit, hints of sweet tobacco and a pleasing pungency. Hints of stone fruit linger in the aftertaste.

ZH46 |
$0.52/cup

Royal Pu-erh
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This whole-leaf Shou Pu-Erh selection is aromatic and robust, with a hearty kick. Pronounced earthy/toasty notes are present in the dark, rich cup, along with hints of molasses. Its smooth character lingers long into the finish.

ZH54 |
$0.30/cup

Wuliang Mountain Sheng Pu-erh
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Grown on Wuliang Mountain in Yunnan province, this stellar Sheng Pu-Erh selection has an abundance of white tips adorning the bold olive-brown leaves. The rosy gold liquor has pronounced apricot notes in both the aroma and flavor. A lively character is punctuated by a refreshing vegetal quality, leading to a crisp, lingering finish.

ZH55 |
$0.45/cup

China Aged Pu-Erh Celestial Tribute
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The quality of leaf and the careful production differentiates this Yunnan Pu-Erh from the common varieties. Still intense and earthy, but smoother and more complex in flavor. A sample is suggested for the uninitiated.

ZH60 |
$0.35/cup

Pre-Chingming Downy Golden Spiral
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In this 2017 Pre-Chingming selection from Yunnan province, a profusion of downy golden tips are rolled into spiral shapes with a soft, silky feel. Rich cocoa notes predominate in both the aroma and the deep amber liquor. The creamy smooth cup hints of raisins as well as malt and spice in the finish.

ZKP4 |
$1.26/cup