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USDA Organic 
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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This superlative 2019 first flush Darjeeling selection has a stunning leaf appearance with a profusion of full silver-tipped leaf sets. The aroma is sweet and fragrant. With layered flavor notes of wildflowers, melon and tropical fruit, the sparkling gold cup exhibits a depth and richness experienced in teas of the highest quality. Hints of honey linger long into the finish.

TD112 |
$1.81/cup
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Assam organic loose leaf black tea
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A blend of choice CTC-grade Assam teas, with the typical malty and flavorful taste profile. A perfect choice for those seeking a strong morning cup.

TA15 |
$0.13/cup
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Japanese organic loose leaf green tea
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First grade Bancha, produced during peak season, is a tea with herbaceous aroma, smooth character, and pale jade liquor. This is a tea with a full mouth feel, bright cup, and clean finish.

TJ06 |
$0.25/cup
USDA Organic 
Peppermint organic loose leaf herbal tea
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Fresh tasting, highly aromatic, very round peppermint flavor.

BH46 |
$0.25/cup
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Jasmine organic loose leaf green tea
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An organic silver-tip green tea was scented with fresh, organic jasmine blossoms, creating this delightful tea. The cup aroma is candy sweet and redolent with the sublime scent of jasmine. The liquor is smooth and well balanced, with a pleasing level of jasmine flavor that lingers into the finish.

ZJ57 |
$0.27/cup
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Jasmine organic loose leaf green tea
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This selection is produced via the careful processing of quality green tea with fragrant jasmine blossoms. The result is a mildly pungent tea with a pleasant aroma and delicate jasmine essence. The liquor has a pleasingly rich taste.

ZJ56 |
$0.17/cup
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China organic loose leaf green tea
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Literally translated, Chun Mee means 'precious eyebrows.' One of our most popular organic China green teas. Steep about 2 minutes.

ZG18 |
$0.11/cup
USDA Organic 
Decaffeinated Darjeeling organic loose leaf black tea
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The top standard of decaffeinated Darjeeling tea available, and by far the best we have cupped. Please note that even the best decaffeinated teas lose some of the flavor and complexity of their unprocessed counterparts.

TXD8 |
$0.33/cup
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Colombian loose leaf black tea
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With its robust character and full mouth feel, this organic black tea selection from Colombia is a great morning eye opener. Notes of sweet milk chocolate predominate in both the aroma and the dark ruby copper cup. Hints of Burgundy and malt provide a lively complement to the rich flavor. A smooth finish completes an exceptional tea experience. A staff favorite.

TSA6 |
$0.25/cup
USDA Organic 
Colombian organic loose leaf black tea
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The juxtaposition of dark leaves and golden tips gives this black tea from Colombia a beautiful appearance. The dark copper amber liquor is fragrant with toasty cocoa hints. The rich cocoa quality carries on in the flavor of the full-bodied cup, finishing with a raisin sweetness.

TSA1 |
$0.49/cup
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loose leaf Colombian white tea
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This unique white tea from Colombia exhibits very bold, handcrafted leaves that produce a light golden liquor with a sweet vegetal character. The cup is smooth and complex with hints of melon and wildflower honey. A whisper of vanilla leads to a lingering finish.

TSA7 |
$0.88/cup
USDA Organic 
Colombian organic loose leaf green tea
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The dark olive leaves of this green tea offering from Colombia are long and wiry, yielding a golden jade liquor with an herbaceous aroma. The cup has a smooth, buttery mouth feel with a hint of honey and suggestion of cocoa. With its crisp, clean finish, this tea is a great choice for those looking for a green tea without a vegetal quality.

TSA3 |
$0.56/cup
USDA Organic 
powdered Matcha green tea
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Perfect for the Matcha lover, this complete gift set includes a 30g tin of our Organic Competition Grade Matcha, an 8 oz. white Matcha bowl, a bamboo whisk and a bamboo Matcha scoop. Beautifully packaged in a white gift box.

Please note that the tin label cannot be personalized.

GSM1 |
$2.10/cup
USDA Organic 
Darjeeling organic loose leaf black tea
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A blend of select lots of Darjeeling teas produced without the use of chemical fertilizers or pesticides. The golden liquor has a delicate floral aroma and a mildly fruity flavor. The cup is smooth, and the finish is pleasingly pungent.

TDB5 |
$0.29/cup
USDA Organic 
Earl Grey organic loose leaf black tea
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A fine organic Ceylon tea with a compelling Earl Grey scent.

TE15 |
$0.21/cup
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Indian loose leaf green tea
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From the northeastern Indian state of Tripura, this 2018 organic green tea selection produces a pale golden cup with a fresh herbaceous aroma. Stone fruit hints pair nicely with a pleasant pungency that lingers into the finish. A great choice for those who prefer a green tea with less vegetal flavor. Add some Raw Wildflower Honey to enhance the fruity notes.

TM46 |
$0.19/cup
USDA Organic 
Gen-mai Cha organic loose leaf green tea
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An organic version of this very popular tea. The liquor is aromatic and has the classic toasty, nutty flavor of this unique tea.

TJ22 |
$0.34/cup
USDA Organic 
Darjeeling organic loose leaf black tea
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The well-made leaves of this organic first flush Darjeeling offering have a dark olive hue with a smattering of silver-green tips. A sweet, fresh aroma and an invigorating pungency make this tea a true delight to the senses. Notes of crisp fruit combine with light floral hints in the amber gold cup, leading to a clean, refreshing finish.

TD18 |
$1.22/cup
USDA Organic 
Green Honeybush organic loose leaf herbal tea
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Honeybush is gaining popularity as a caffeine-free alternative to decaffeinated teas. This unoxidized version, which is higher in antioxidants than traditional Honeybush, has an invigorating aroma and flavor notes of citrus and sweet apricot.

BA29 |
$0.20/cup
USDA Organic 
Holy Basil Tulsi organic loose leaf herbal tea
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This fine-cut leaf grade of organic Holy Basil, (aka Tulsi), produces a rich cup with a complex and spicy character. The dominant flavor notes are anise and pepper, with nuances of citrus and cinnamon.

BH02 |
$0.20/cup
USDA Organic 
loose leaf herbal tea
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This organic Holy Basil (aka Tulsi) selection produces a rich, earthy cup with spicy notes of anise and clove. This caffeine-free cup is great hot or iced.

BH03 |
$0.30/cup
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Ceylon organic loose leaf black tea
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This organic, broken-leaf selection has a classic high-grown aroma and flavor, brisk and rich. With its full body, the medium amber cup would make a great breakfast tea.

TC34 |
$0.28/cup
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loose leaf Oolong tea
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This exquisite organic Oolong selection showcases handcrafted full-leaf sets, produced from a fine plucking. The pale straw-colored cup has a honey-sweet character, fragrant with notes of dried fruit. A silky smooth mouth feel introduces notes of apricot, complemented by a green grape crispness that lingers into the finish.

TC86 |
$2.12/cup
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Ceylon organic loose leaf black tea
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Attractive and bold, the large, dark brown leaves of this organic offering have a folded, crepey appearance. The medium amber cup has a hint of caramel sweetness, a warm toasty quality, and a gentle pungency that plays at the edge of your palate.

TC60 |
$0.24/cup
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Ceylon organic loose leaf green tea
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From the Uva district, this organic green tea offering has long, well-twisted leaves that produce a pale golden liquor with a smooth mouth feel. The light, sweet aroma is earthy with mineral nuances. The herbaceous cup has a stone fruit sweetness and a clean finish. This is a great choice for those who enjoy a less vegetal flavor.

TC38 |
$0.27/cup
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Ceylon organic loose leaf black tea
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This superb organic broken-leaf selection yields a colory infusion with a pleasant briskness and depth of flavor. The profile is that of a classic dark style Uva tea, with a strong but balanced character.

TC42 |
$0.16/cup
USDA Organic 
Nilgiri loose leaf organic black tea
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A rich tea with solid body and full mouth feel. A pleasing, balanced cup with a classic Nilgiri flavor and style.

TN64 |
$0.15/cup
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Nilgiri loose leaf organic black tea
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A whole-leaf Nilgiri with vibrant aromatics, a sweet cup, and a gentle, crisp bite. Smooth yet very flavorful with medium body. Enjoyable plain or with milk.

TN68 |
$0.18/cup
USDA Organic 
Matcha Gen-mai Cha loose leaf green tea
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This extraordinary grade of Matcha Gen-mai Cha is seldom seen outside of Japan. The components are of exceptional quality, and produce a harmonious, well-balanced infusion, which is eminently smooth. Toasted rice add a soothing, mellow quality to the complex vegetal flavor.

TJ28 |
$0.32/cup
USDA Organic 
loose leaf Japanese toasted rice twig tea
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Toasted brown rice combines with roasted tea twigs to create a harmonious blend of toasty aroma and flavor. The medium-amber cup is smooth and mellow with a honey sweetness that envelops notes reminiscent of semi-sweet cocoa. A great tea for any time of day. This special blend was designed by and crafted exclusively for Upton Tea Imports.

TJ94 |
$0.54/cup
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loose leaf Japanese green tea
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This organic Sencha offering comes from Kagoshima prefecture in southern Japan. Crafted from the Saemidori cultivar, the emerald green leaves produce a pale yellow-jade liquor with a clean aroma and rich buttery quality. With a fresh savory flavor reminiscent of steamed spring greens, the cup feels soft and silky on the palate. A smooth, lingering finish completes an outstanding tea experience.

TJ04 |
$1.59/cup
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Korean organic loose leaf green tea
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This handcrafted, organic offering from Korea is called Jung-Jak, or "medium sparrow tongue." The bright golden cup has a crisp character, nicely balanced with a sweet melon note. The liquor has a floral fragrance and a clean, refreshing finish.

TR55 |
$0.27/cup
USDA Organic 
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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A sweet floral fragrance introduces this aromatic first flush offering from the 2019 season. The bold, tippy leaves produce a golden amber cup with a silky smooth mouth feel and complex flavor. Classic floral notes are punctuated by a tropical fruit sweetness and a refreshing pungency that lingers into the finish.

TD110 |
$0.74/cup
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China organic loose leaf green tea
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The leaves of this Zhejiang province organic selection are neat and well made in the classic Lung Ching flat shape. The dark golden cup has a toasty, nutty aroma with a light floral hint. A vegetal sweetness predominates, with chestnut notes complementing the flavor profile.

ZG70 |
$0.52/cup
USDA Organic 
Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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A light floral aroma introduces this organic first flush Darjeeling selection. The first sip of the light amber liquor reveals a lively character with a fresh herbaceous flavor. A rich honey sweetness enhances floral nuances in the cup, finishing on a crisp, clean note.

TD34 |
$0.35/cup
USDA Organic 
powdered Matcha green tea
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From Aichi prefecture, this organic Matcha offering produces a superlative, dark jade cup with a pronounced vegetal character and full mouth feel. Packed in a small, matte silver tin.

Please note that the tin label cannot be personalized.

TJ92 |
$1.49/cup
USDA Organic 
Berry organic loose leaf herbal tea
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A caffeine-free fruit blend containing organic hibiscus petals, organic rosehip peels, organic apple pieces, organic elderberries, organic orange peels, and natural flavoring.

BF44 |
$0.19/cup
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Chai organic loose leaf herbal tea
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A wonderful blend of traditional Chai spices that may be enjoyed on its own or mixed with your favorite tea. Contains organic cinnamon pieces, organic ginger pieces, organic cardamom seeds, organic cloves and organic black pepper.

BH33 |
$0.19/cup
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China organic loose leaf Pu-Erh tea
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Neat, well-made leaves, in shades of warm brown, produce a dark opaque cup with a pronounced earthy aroma. Notes of molasses and hints of semi-sweet cocoa are complemented by a very smooth mouth feel in this Shou Pu-Erh tea selection from Yunnan province.

ZH23 |
$0.53/cup
USDA Organic 
powdered Matcha green tea
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This organic competition grade Matcha produces a bright jade-green liquor with a silky smooth mouth feel. The fresh, clean flavor is outstanding, with sweet vegetal notes. Packed in a small, matte silver tin.

Please note that the tin label cannot be personalized.

TJ93 |
$2.10/cup
USDA Organic 
Matcha organic green tea
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This selection was made specifically for use as an ingredient in smoothies, ice cream, baked goods, lattes, or anything else one's creativity can conjure up. Produced in the Uji prefecture of Japan and NOP certified. Packet design may vary.

TJ86 |
$0.44/cup
USDA Organic 
English Breakfast organic loose leaf black tea
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A hearty blend of rich CTC Assam and BOP Ceylon teas, yielding a cup with robust flavor and a brisk finish. This is an organic version of a classic, bracing breakfast blend.

TB01 |
$0.15/cup
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Japanese organic loose leaf green tea
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This offering was grown using the Saemidori cultivar in Miyazaki prefecture, located on the island of Kyushu. Both the leaf and cup have a deep, dark green color and heady, rich aroma. The exquisite liquor has sweet, vegetal notes, a brothy mouth feel and pleasing, light astringency. The leaves are typical of the Fukamushi style, with both larger and small leaf pieces.

TJ05 |
$0.36/cup
USDA Organic 
powdered Matcha green tea
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Toasted brown rice, ground into a fine powder, is blended with Matcha to create a rich, savory cup with toasty notes. For optimal enjoyment, we recommend sifting the powder before whisking. Packed in a small, matte silver tin.

Please note that the tin label cannot be personalized.

TJ23 |
$19.75
USDA Organic 
Ginger organic loose leaf herbal tea
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Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is a widely used and very popular herb. Our new lot of this tisane is from India and has a zesty, peppery character. The liquor is slightly darker in color than our previous lot, and has a lingering sweet/spicy quality. A steeping time of 8-10 minutes is recommended.

BH15 |
$0.20/cup
USDA Organic 
loose leaf Darjeeling green tea
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This organic green Darjeeling offering produces a pale gold liquor with a light vegetal fragrance that hints of stone fruit. A pronounced sweetness, suggestive of a juicy pear, complements the smooth, buttery mouth feel. A crisp, effervescent finish dances across the palate. An outstanding tea.

TDG1 |
$0.25/cup
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China organic loose leaf green tea
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This grade of Gunpowder tea is produced from fine China green tea that is painstakingly processed into loosely rolled "pearls." The finished product is a tea with rich flavor, balanced pungency, and the smoky tones one would expect from a quality gunpowder.

ZG26 |
$0.13/cup
USDA Organic 
Japanese organic loose leaf green tea
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Limited lots of organic Gyokuro tea are produced each year. This lot has smooth umami notes, a rich cup and a clean, sweet finish. It was grown in Miyazaki prefecture using the Yabukita cultivar. We are happy to offer this tea while our current supply lasts.

TJ81 |
$0.51/cup