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USDA Organic 
Green Rooibos organic loose leaf herbal tea
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This green (unoxidized) Rooibos has a light flavor, pleasant fresh aroma, and mild sweetness. It's a good choice for a caffeine-free beverage.

BA02 |
$0.12/cup

Rooibos Chai loose leaf herbal tea
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South African Rooibos flavored with cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, citrus peels, star anise, pepper, and cloves. A caffeine-free beverage.

BA33 |
$0.15/cup
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Rooibos organic loose leaf herbal tea
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Organic South African Rooibos is blended with a melange of aromatic spices, producing a delicious beverage that's great hot or iced. Contains organic ginger, organic cinnamon, organic licorice root, organic black pepper, organic cardamom pods, organic rose petals, organic calendula petals and natural flavoring.

BA34 |
$0.19/cup

Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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Well twisted, ebony brown leaves and a complement of silver buds yield a dark, satisfying infusion with a sweet aroma. Notes of honey and malt round out the bright, toasty cup, which could accommodate milk, if desired. A pleasant briskness lingers in the light fruity finish.

TC16 |
$0.16/cup

Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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Good color and strength for a hearty cup. Takes milk very well.

TC30 |
$0.12/cup

Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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This tea is currently unavailable. For an excellent alternative, please try our popular Kenilworth Estate OP Ceylon offering. Kenilworth Estate OP.
From the well respected and highly popular Kenilworth Estate, this fine selection has a dry leaf with an attractive "curled" appearance. Malty hints and notes of chocolate are present in both the uninfused leaf and liquor. The cup is smooth and full-bodied.

TC84 |
$0.18/cup

Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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This estate produces some of the best whole-leaf teas in Sri Lanka. For the Ceylon enthusiast. Drink with or without milk. A choice lot with a bold-leaf style. Steep for five to six minutes.

TC85 |
$0.16/cup
USDA Organic 
loose leaf Darjeeling green tea
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Restock available in early Fall!
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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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

Japanese loose leaf green tea
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A superior grade of Sencha, with a brighter flavor and smoother finish than basic Sencha. Highly recommended.

TJ16 |
$0.24/cup
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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 
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
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Ho-ji Cha organic loose leaf green tea
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This roasted, organic tea is produced from first grade, bold-leaf Bancha. The flavorful infusion has a rich character, with complex, toasty notes.

TJ41 |
$0.25/cup

Japanese loose leaf green tea
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This top quality Kabuse Sencha is crafted in Kagoshima prefecture, located in the southern part of Kyushu. Processed in the traditional style, the leaves are shaded for the last 2-3 weeks before harvest. The result is a flavorful, brothy cup, with a sweet character and full, clean aftertaste. Produced from the Okumidori cultivar.

TJ79 |
$0.40/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

Taiwan loose leaf Oolong tea
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Moderately priced tea of good quality. The value choice of many Oolong fans. Originally referred to as European Market Formosa Oolong. While the leaf quality of this grade cannot be compared to costlier Formosa Oolong teas, it is popular for its deep flavor notes.

TT15 |
$0.18/cup

Taiwan loose leaf Oolong tea
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Choicest Oolong (Wu-Long) is a flavorful alternative to the higher priced Fancy grades, with much of the complexity and cup character. The bold leaves, with some silvery tips, produce a liquor with notes of dark grapes and hints of peach.

TT18 |
$0.42/cup

Taiwan loose leaf black tea
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Formosa Keemun has a unique style that has attracted a dedicated following. This selection has the characteristic Oolong notes and gentle smokiness of this tea. It also has the lighter-colored leaf and infusion of our original Formosa Keemun from several years ago. Recommended for those seeking a divergence from traditional China Keemun.

TT51 |
$0.14/cup

Taiwan loose leaf Oolong tea
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With an oxidation level of approximately 40%, Amber Oolong (Wu-Long) teas produce a liquor that is darker than the Jade Oolongs. The flavor is slightly more earthy and robust.

TT55 |
$0.24/cup

Taiwan loose leaf Oolong tea
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Extra rich flavor. A Tung-Ting style Oolong, oxidized at approximately 18 percent to retain a greener character. Very sweet and aromatic, this is the style of Oolong that is favored by Taiwan tea connoisseurs.

TT86 |
$0.48/cup

Decaffeinated Assam loose leaf black tea
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This lot is now temporarily sold out – please see Decaffeinated Indonesian Black Tea, as a comparable alternative.
Whole-leaf or broken-leaf Assam (depending on availability), decaffeinated with pure carbon dioxide.

TXA9 |
$0.26/cup
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China organic loose leaf green tea
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Processed in the style of a Japanese Sencha tea, this selection is an excellent value for an everyday green tea. The golden cup is aromatic with floral hints and a sweet, buttery mouth feel.

ZG07 |
$0.09/cup
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China organic loose leaf green tea
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Legend has it that this eponymous tea was created by the famous Buddhist monk Da Fang during the Song dynasty. This special lot infuses a golden yellow cup, with a pronounced floral sweetness in the aroma. The flavor is rich and buttery smooth, with notes of chestnut and hints of ripe fruit, which linger into the finish.

ZG48 |
$0.56/cup

China loose leaf green tea
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This classic Fujian specialty is handcrafted from first leaf and bud sets, which yield a pale golden liquor with a toasty aroma. The silky smooth cup is light and herbaceous with a buttery mouth feel and pear-like sweetness. A very refreshing cup. Supplies are limited.

ZG73 |
$0.33/cup

China loose leaf green tea
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The most tender buds are picked under carefully controlled conditions in the spring. One of the most prized of China green teas, only a limited amount of this special grade tea is available.

ZG92 |
$0.56/cup

Jasmine loose leaf green tea
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Chung-Hao Jasmine belongs to the same series of China Jasmine tea as Yin-Hao, but is less expensive. Delicate silver tips adorn the well-made leaves, producing a light, refreshing cup redolent with the heady fragrance of jasmine blossoms. A rich sweetness blooms and lingers into the finish.

ZJ41 |
$0.18/cup

Jasmine loose leaf green tea
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This fine Jasmine selection produces an amber gold cup with a rich, full mouth feel. The flavor showcases a perfect balance between the base tea and its meticulous jasmine scenting. Light floral notes are highlighted by a hint of sweetness that lingers into the finish.

ZJ55 |
$0.24/cup

Jasmine loose leaf green tea
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The choicest of the standard grades of Jasmine tea. Delicate flavor with a natural sweetness that is enhanced by the sublime aroma of the finest jasmine flowers.

ZJ81 |
$0.27/cup

Jasmine Pearl loose leaf green tea
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Select fine pluckings (two leaves and a bud), scented with the finest jasmine flowers and tightly rolled into pearl-sized spheres. A rare treat for Jasmine tea lovers.

ZJ90 |
$0.51/cup
USDA Organic 
Jasmine Pearl organic loose leaf green tea
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This rare offering is produced from carefully selected leaf sets, consisting of buds and tender first-leaf sets. It is then scented with the highest quality jasmine blossoms, which are later painstakingly removed to ensure that the quality of the leaf is represented in the cup.

ZJ91 |
$0.68/cup

China Keemun loose leaf black tea
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With its rich flavor profile and smooth mouth feel, this standard grade Keemun represents a great value for a China black tea. Hints of wine and a suggestion of smoke round out the earthy, full-bodied cup.

ZK11 |
$0.17/cup
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China organic loose leaf black tea
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Well-twisted leaves with golden tips, producing a liquor that has the character of a non-smoky Keemun. The Burgundy-like flavor notes end with a sweet, clean finish.

ZK16 |
$0.18/cup

China Keemun loose leaf black tea
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A fine complement of golden tips sets this stylish selection apart. The flavor has classic Burgundy-like Keemun notes, with subtle smokiness and a hint of cocoa. This one comes close to the Hao-Ya 'A' Keemun of days past.

ZK96 |
$0.79/cup

Magnolia loose leaf Oolong tea
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This Guangdong province specialty is a lovely Oolong tea, scented with magnolia flowers. Alternately known as Orchid Oolong or in Chinese Yu Lan, this selection is a must try for those who appreciate a fine scented tea. The flavor nuances are unique, but hints of jasmine lend a recognizable character.

ZM65 |
$0.27/cup

China loose leaf Oolong tea
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A special grade of Fujian province Oolong, with superior flavor, aroma, and leaf style. The tightly rolled leaves unfold to reveal the fine plucking, yielding a smooth cup with a toasty, spicy flavor.

ZO86 |
$0.48/cup

China loose leaf white tea
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Very rare, this exotic tea is the most distinguished of all white teas. The silver-leaf tea buds yield a naturally sweet, complex, and delicate tea.

ZW80 |
$0.91/cup
USDA Organic 
China Silver Needle organic loose leaf white tea
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This special production is composed entirely of unopened leaf buds. The cup has a delicate, sweet aroma. The light liquor is refreshing with a sweet hint and a lightly nutty/fruity finish. An outstanding organic white tea.

ZW90 |
$0.57/cup

China Yunnan loose leaf black tea
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High-grown Yunnan of excellent quality. Sold by some as the best available, this grade is actually the best of the commonly available grades. Brisk flavor without the harshness of lesser Yunnan teas.

ZY40 |
$0.18/cup

China Yunnan loose leaf black tea
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Large, dark brown leaves have been carefully rolled into uniform pearl shapes to create this unique offering from Yunnan province. Both the dry pearls and the infused liquor are fragrant with the scent of chocolate, hinting of its delicious flavor. The golden-amber cup is rich and earthy with notes of sweet cocoa and hints of stone fruit. The finish is smooth and lingering.

ZY75 |
$1.01/cup

China Yunnan loose leaf black tea
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This medium-bodied selection boasts elegantly long, thin leaves that yield a dark, rich copper liquor with a toasty aroma. A creamy smooth mouth feel sets the stage for notes of honey and a subtle cocoa hint. A whisper of spice lingers in the finish.

ZY81 |
$0.34/cup
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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

Lapsang Souchong loose leaf black tea
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Blended especially for Upton Tea Imports, this tea is a pleasing and subtly complex variation on a rich, smoky classic. The perfect gift for the Lapsang Souchong drinker who seeks a less smoky cup.

ZS90 |
$0.21/cup
USDA Organic 
Rooibos organic loose leaf herbal tea
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This organic Rooibos has an inviting aroma, with hints of vanilla and citrus. The smooth flavor has notes of spice and caramel. We recommend this tisane for drinking iced, as well as hot.

BA20 |
$0.10/cup

loose leaf black tea
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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.

Please note that Sampler Sets cannot be personalized.

SM30 |
$21.75

Lapsang Souchong loose leaf black tea
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A smooth mouth feel and delightful bright quality are showcased in this fine Lapsang Souchong selection. Rich smoky notes balance with a light, lingering sweetness in the whiskey-colored liquor.

ZS01 |
$0.20/cup

China Keemun loose leaf black tea
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From An Hui province, home of the famous Hao-Ya Keemun teas, this selection offers a bright character with a suggestion of sweet tobacco in the aroma. The medium-bodied cup has warm toasty notes and a honey sweetness that blooms as the tea cools.

ZK52 |
$0.51/cup

KuKi Cha loose leaf green tea
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Tiny, pink cherry blossoms peek out from bright green twigs in this unique offering from Japan. The golden yellow liquor is redolent with fragrant floral notes. A light vegetal undertone complements a buttery sweetness in the smooth, refreshing cup.

TJ77 |
$0.56/cup

China Yunnan loose leaf black tea
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Grown in the mountains of Yunnan province, this superlative selection yields a medium-bodied liquor with a substantial mouth feel. The cup aroma is sweet and spicy with toasty nuances. Cocoa flavor notes are accented with characteristic Yunnan spicy hints.

ZY94 |
$0.95/cup