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Japanese Matcha Scoop
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Made in Japan, this bamboo scoop is ideal for the preparation of Cha-no-yu. 7 1/2" long, 1/2" wide (scoop).

AJ07 |
$4.75

Japanese Matcha Whisk (75 Strands)
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Made in Japan, this 75-strand bamboo whisk is ideal for the preparation of Cha-no-yu. 4" high, 2 1/2" diameter.

AJ10 |
$12.75

Matcha Bowl
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A light cream and gray-blue speckled glaze covers this traditional Matcha bowl (chawan). A faint spiral decorates the inside of the bowl. Used in the preparation of Cha-no-yu, this traditional bowl has a 20-ounce capacity. Made in Japan.

AJ26 |
$30.00

Matcha Bowl
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This premium handcrafted Matcha bowl (chawan) boasts a stone-beige glaze with a matte dark brown base. A light sand-colored spiral accents the bowl’s interior. Used in the preparation of Cha-no-yu, this hefty bowl has a 24-ounce capacity. Made in Japan.

AJ29 |
$100.00

Matcha Bowl
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This traditional Matcha bowl has a matte burnt orange glaze with sand-colored speckles. The interior is a shiny sand color. Used in the preparation of Cha-no-yu, this traditional bowl has a 16-ounce capacity. Made in Japan.

AJ30 |
$80.00

No. 14 Matcha Bowl
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A thick, white ribbon of glaze joins a brown-speckled gray rim, overlaying a matte graphite finish on this traditional Matcha bowl (chawan). Used in the preparation of Cha-no-yu, this bowl has a 10-ounce capacity and measures 4 inches wide by 2 ¼ inches deep. Made in Japan.

AJ34 |
$30.60

Matcha Bowl
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Light turquoise speckles and a brown-dipped rim decorate this light green traditional Matcha bowl (chawan). Used in the preparation of Cha-no-yu, this bowl has a 10-ounce capacity and measures 4 inches wide by 2 ¼ inches deep. Made in Japan.

AJ36 |
$30.60
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

Blueberry Rooibos loose leaf herbal tea
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South African Rooibos is blended with pieces of dried blueberries, blackcurrants and grapes along with hibiscus flowers, rosehip peels and beetroot bits, creating a refreshing, caffeine-free herbal with a well-balanced sweet/tart flavor. Great hot or iced.

BA06 |
$0.23/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

Rooibos loose leaf herbal tea
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This naturally flavored herbal selection is the perfect balance of South African Rooibos and sweet almond flavor. The dark amber liquor is fragrant with hints of marzipan and spice. The cup is pleasingly sweet with notes of almond biscotti. Enjoy this flavor-packed Rooibos hot or iced. This product contains tree nuts (almonds).

BA25 |
$0.27/cup

Honeybush Vanilla loose leaf herbal tea
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This herbal is now retired. Please see our new Naturally Flavored Honeybush Vanilla , as a comparable alternative.
A delightful, balanced blend of honeybush and genuine Bourbon vanilla. A caffeine-free beverage for any time of day.

BA26 |
$0.18/cup
USDA Organic 
Honeybush organic loose leaf herbal tea
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This caffeine-free tisane has a pleasant taste, with honey-like notes and a mild spiciness. The complex aroma is full and inviting, with fruity nuances. Back in stock.

BA28 |
$0.17/cup
USDA Organic 
Green Honeybush organic loose leaf herbal tea
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A new lot will be available later this year. Please see our South African Green Rooibos Superior Organic, as a comparable alternative.
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

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
USDA Organic 
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
USDA Organic 
Vanilla Rooibos organic loose leaf herbal tea
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This organic South African Rooibos is blended with Bourbon vanilla bits, marigold petals and natural flavoring. Delicious hot or iced, you may enjoy this herbal infusion neat or with your favorite milk and sweetener.

BA38 |
$0.19/cup
USDA Organic 
powdered Matcha green tea
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Perfect for the Matcha lover, this gift set includes our Organic Aichi Matcha, a bamboo whisk and scoop. Ideal for pairing with one of our handcrafted Matcha bowls. Beautifully packaged in our blue gift box.

Please note that the tin label cannot be personalized.

GS11 |
$52.75

Honeybush Vanilla loose leaf herbal tea
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This delightful, naturally flavored blend of South African Honeybush and vanilla bits is decorated with marigold petals. A spicy vanilla aroma complements the flavorful, golden-amber cup. Great hot or iced.

NH26 |
$0.23/cup

loose leaf black tea
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This sampler set has sold out, replacement available in 2019!
A tin (approx. 35g) of each of the following teas: TD03: Risheehat Estate First Flush SFTGFOP1 Ch. Classic (DJ-47) Organic, TD07: Balasun Estate First Flush SFTGFOP1 Wonder (DJ-13), TD18: Ging Estate First Flush FTGFOP1 Organic, and TD82: Singtom Estate First Flush TGBOP Organic.

Please note that Sampler Sets cannot be personalized.

SD02 |
$39.95

loose leaf green tea
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A tin (approx. 35g) each of the following green teas: ZG30: Special Grade Temple of Heaven Gunpowder Green, ZG18: Chun Mee Moon Palace Organic, ZG07: Season's Pick China Sencha Organic, and ZG02: Season's Pick Young Hyson.

Please note that Sampler Sets cannot be personalized.

SG37 |
$16.50

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 |
$19.75

Premium Oolong Sampler
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A tin (approx. 35g) each of the following Oolong teas: ZO11: Milk Oolong, ZO10: China Oolong Se Chung, ZO90: Fujian Oolong Supreme, and ZO94: An Hui Dan Cong Oolong.

Please note that Sampler Sets cannot be personalized.

SO18 |
$21.75

loose leaf black tea
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The fine broken-leaf style of this 2018 Assam selection produces a thick, rich cup with hints of malt. A clean, brisk finish complements a sweet toasty character in the dark copper liquor. A great everyday cup that may be enjoyed neat or with a splash of milk.

TA00 |
$0.11/cup
USDA Organic 
Assam organic loose leaf black tea
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This Assam selection produces a dark cup with a full flavor profile. Notes of cocoa and a delicate caramel hint complement a sweet and toasty aroma for an enjoyable cup.

TA07 |
$0.11/cup

Assam organic loose leaf black tea
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This fine C.T.C. (Crush-Tear-Curl) style of tea infuses quickly. One minute of steeping produces a hearty cup of flavorful tea.

TA11 |
$0.11/cup
USDA Organic 
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

Assam loose leaf black tea
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Downy golden tips provide a stunning contrast to the glossy, dark brown leaves in this outstanding 2017 selection from the esteemed Halmari Estate. The aroma is fragrant with hints of malt and honey. The complex flavor profile introduces layers of Burgundy and malt, complemented by hints of cocoa that linger into the finish.

TA17 |
$0.80/cup

loose leaf Assam black tea
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A full complement of golden tips gives this 2018 broken-leaf Assam selection a beautiful dry leaf appearance. Both the aroma and flavor show the pronounced malty character of a classic Assam tea. The thick cocoa-like mouth feel may be enhanced by adding a splash of milk and a spoonful of honey. A crisp, clean finish completes a perfect tea experience.

TA19 |
$0.56/cup

Assam loose leaf black tea
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A uniform, broken-leaf tea with bold character and strong, malty flavor. This tea is a great choice for breakfast and throughout the day.

TA20 |
$0.15/cup

Assam loose leaf black tea
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A bold CTC style tea with rich flavor. The dark liquor will readily take milk. Especially suited as a bracing morning tea.

TA27 |
$0.11/cup

loose leaf Assam black tea
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In this 2018 broken-leaf selection, a fair amount of golden tips mixes with dark brown leaves, producing a robust cup with a smooth mouth feel. Hints of cocoa join pronounced malty notes in the aroma. The perfect Assam for those who enjoy an Irish breakfast-style tea.

TA29 |
$0.24/cup

Assam loose leaf black tea
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A sprinkling of golden tips adorns the dark brown leaves in this 2017 offering. Pronounced peppery/spicy notes may be found in both the aroma and complex flavor. The dark copper cup is rich and malty with hints of wine and a warm toastiness that lingers long into the finish.

TA32 |
$9.00
$6.75

loose leaf Assam black tea
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Fragrant with hints of malt and cocoa, the dark ruby-copper liquor of this 2018 Assam tea offers an invigorating cup. A rich caramel sweetness accentuates hints of Burgundy and cocoa that weave through the thick, velvety smooth mouth feel. The finish is crisp and lingering. While this tea may be enjoyed plain, a dollop of milk will enhance its rich flavor.

TA33 |
$0.26/cup

Assam loose leaf black tea
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The attractive golden-tipped leaves of this 2017 offering yield a dark copper liquor with a sweet malty aroma. Hints of honey and spice complement the silky smooth cup.

TA39 |
$13.50
$10.13

Assam loose leaf black tea
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A whole-leaf Assam with golden tips (young leaf buds). Characteristic maltiness and complex flavor. This is our most popular Assam.

TA40 |
$0.15/cup

Assam loose leaf black tea
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This 2017 broken-leaf Assam offering produces a deep copper-amber liquor, rich and full-bodied. The malty/toasty aroma is fragrant with a gentle floral suggestion. A pronounced malty note and light sweetness lead to a crisp, clean finish.

TA42 |
$0.32/cup

Assam loose leaf black tea
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The bold, attractive leaves of this 2018 first flush Assam selection produce a medium-bodied cup with a bright aroma, hinting of wine. The deep amber liquor shows some woody/oak notes, which are complemented by a suggestion of malt and cocoa. With its smooth, balanced cup and crisp, clean finish, this tea tastes great hot or iced.

TA44 |
$0.28/cup

loose leaf Assam black tea
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This 2018 Assam selection boasts a well-balanced mix of dark brown leaves and downy golden tips, which yields a deep copper liquor with a pronounced malty aroma. Burgundy notes and hints of spice are enhanced by a delightful pungency and full mouth feel, ending with a lingering finish.

TA50 |
$0.24/cup

loose leaf Assam black tea
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This 2018 Assam selection boasts a bold leaf style with a sprinkling of golden tips. The sweet aroma hints of dried fruit and honey. Nuances of malt and cocoa join warm toasty notes in the dark ruby-copper cup. The finish is brisk and refreshing.

TA62 |
$0.27/cup

Assam loose leaf black tea
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Downy golden tips accent dark brown leaves in this 2016 selection from the Duflating Estate. The dry leaves, fragrant with a rich honey note, produce a copper-amber infusion that has a bright, malty aroma with hints of dark sugar. A brisk, refreshing mouth feel balances nicely with toasty notes and malty hints. A suggestion of cocoa lingers into the clean finish.

TA67 |
$110.00
$82.50

Assam loose leaf black tea
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The well-made, dark brown leaves are sprinkled with golden tips in this 2018 selection from one of our favorite Assam tea estates. A toasty aroma, hinting of malt, introduces a smooth, bright cup with a rich honey sweetness. Burgundy notes join a rich maltiness in the ruby copper liquor, finishing with a crisp hit to the palate.

TA72 |
$0.30/cup

loose leaf Assam black tea
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A plethora of glossy golden tips mixes with bold, dark brown leaves in this 2018 tippy Assam selection. The ruby copper liquor has a sweet aroma, hinting of caramel and almond. The cup is medium-bodied with a lively astringency and a suggestion of semi-sweet cocoa, which lingers in the finish.

TA73 |
$0.31/cup

loose leaf black tea
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A light sprinkling of golden tips decorates the attractive, dark brown leaves of this 2018 Assam offering. The dark copper cup is medium-bodied and silky smooth with hints of malt and a sweet toastiness. May be enjoyed neat or with a splash of milk.

TA75 |
$0.19/cup

loose leaf Assam black tea
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An abundance of downy golden tips complements the neat, well-twisted leaves in this Assam selection from the 2018 season. The rich, full-bodied cup is smooth and toasty with hints of malt and cocoa.

TA93 |
$0.13/cup

Assam loose leaf black tea
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A profusion of downy golden tips provides a striking contrast to the dark brown leaves in this top-quality Assam offering. With a complexity in both the aroma and flavor, the dark amber cup is smooth and rich. Layers of malt, cocoa, and wine linger into a light spicy finish.

TA95 |
$1.13/cup

Assam loose leaf black tea
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The bold leaves of this 2017 Assam selection are redolent with the scent of dark chocolate. They produce a well-balanced, complex cup, flavorful with notes of malt, wine and bittersweet cocoa. A hint of briskness may be found in the lingering finish.

TA98 |
$0.32/cup

loose leaf black tea
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The juxtaposition of dark leaves and a profusion of silky, golden tips gives this 2018 Assam selection a striking appearance. The dark copper liquor has a pronounced malty aroma, hinting of the thick, robust cup. The complex flavor is rich with layers of malt, spice and wine. A honey sweetness leads to a brisk finish, which lingers with hints of cocoa. This outstanding tea has quickly become a staff favorite.

TA99 |
$0.70/cup

Java Breakfast loose leaf black tea
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A rich breakfast blend especially suited for those who enjoy a powerful cup in the morning. This also is a great choice for iced tea. Java teas are never expensive, so you get the best produced for a few cents a cup.

TB15 |
$0.10/cup

Decaffeinated Irish Breakfast loose leaf black tea
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This premium blend of broken-leaf Assam black teas produces a rich, full-bodied cup. The aroma is sweet with hints of malt. The dark copper liquor is bright with a smooth mouth feel, leading to a pleasant pungency lingering in the finish.

TBX9 |
$0.35/cup

Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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A choice blend of regional Ceylons.

TC05 |
$0.11/cup

Decaffeinated English Breakfast loose leaf black tea
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Whole-leaf Ceylon tea, decaffeinated using the CO2 process. Enjoy with milk or plain.

TC09 |
$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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For a smooth, mellow cup of tea. Classic Ceylon flavor.

TC20 |
$0.10/cup

Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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A harmonious blend of bright citrus notes with an herbaceous character and full, round mouth feel distinguishes this black tea selection as a very special cup. The aroma is toasty with a hint of spice. Cacao notes lead to a crisp finish.

TC22 |
$0.71/cup

Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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The deep brown leaves are accented with an abundance of neat golden tips, yielding a medium amber infusion fragrant with hints of dried fruit. A light astringency lends a briskness to the medium amber cup. A molasses sweetness complements a light chicory note, which leads to a lingering hint of spice in the finish.

TC23 |
$0.23/cup

Ceylon loose leaf Oolong tea
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Large, well-twisted leaves produce a pale golden liquor with a savory aroma, hinting of flowers. The savory quality may also be found in the flavor where it joins intense buttery notes and a light vegetal nuance.

TC25 |
$0.61/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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A whole-leaf Ceylon tea of excellent flavor and good color. Highly recommended for the Ceylon enthusiast. This is a new bolder leaf version of this popular selection.

TC32 |
$0.16/cup
USDA Organic 
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
USDA Organic 
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
USDA Organic 
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

Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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Small, neat leaves are laced with flecks of golden tips, producing a robust cup with a toasty aroma. Notes of honey and malt lead to a bright, citrusy finish.

TC43 |
$0.26/cup

Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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Long, elegant leaves and a bright, lively character distinguish this fine offering. A honey aroma introduces a hint of cocoa and dried fruit sweetness in the dark amber cup. The finish is crisp and clean.

TC46 |
$0.21/cup

Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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In this premium selection, a bounty of small golden tips provides a stunning contrast to the dark brown leaves. The medium amber cup is rich and full-bodied with a classic brisk character and honeyed fragrance. Burgundy notes join hints of spice and raisin, lingering in the finish.

TC49 |
$1.43/cup

Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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A refreshing character distinguishes this classic selection from Uva region in southeastern Sri Lanka. The cup has a lively aroma with hints of mint. Wintergreen notes accentuate the bright flavor of the dark-amber liquor.

TC51 |
$0.13/cup

Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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A perfect choice for breakfast tea, this broken-leaf selection wakes you up with its brisk, refreshing aroma. Notes of honey and a light floral hint blend harmoniously with a rich, toasty character.

TC52 |
$0.12/cup

Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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The dark russet amber cup has a full, rich flavor, punctuated by a brisk, refreshing aroma. A citrus-like brightness embraces sweet honey notes in the medium-bodied liquor.

TC57 |
$0.13/cup
USDA Organic 
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

loose leaf Ceylon black tea
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Located in the Ruhuna district, the Lumbini Estate is known for producing superb teas, year after year. In this “spider leg” style tea, refined silver-tipped leaves produce a dark ruby-copper liquor with a rich Burgundy aroma. The brisk, refreshing cup hints of malt and honey, ending with a bright, lingering finish.

TC76 |
$0.44/cup

Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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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

Ceylon loose leaf white tea
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Light sage-green buds are covered with a fine silver down in this exquisite white tea selection. The golden hay-colored infusion is fragrant with floral hints and a warm toastiness. Pronounced notes of honey bring a rich sweetness to the smooth cup.

TC87 |
$1.25/cup

Ceylon loose leaf white tea
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A very special offering, composed of hand processed and sun-dried white Pekoe tips. The flavor is delicate with lovely nuances of fruit and hints of melon. We are pleased to offer this exquisite and rare selection while supplies last.

TC93 |
$1.91/cup
USDA Organic 
Darjeeling organic loose leaf black tea
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Delicate, silvery tips adorn the olive green leaves in this premiere 2018 first flush Darjeeling selection from Tindharia Estate. The fresh floral fragrance is complemented by hints of sweet melon. The sparkling, amber gold cup is buttery smooth with hints of honey and stone fruit. A crisp finish completes an outstanding tea experience.

TD01 |
$2.06/cup

Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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Well-made leaves in shades of olive and warm brown produce a golden amber liquor in this 2018 first flush Darjeeling offering. Hints of honey sweeten the toasty aroma. Classic floral notes and stone fruit nuances add richness to the flavorful cup, leading to a smooth, lingering finish.

TD02 |
$0.25/cup
USDA Organic 
Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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The attractive, dark olive leaves of this 2018 organic first flush Darjeeling tea produce a lively, refreshing cup with a honeyed fragrance. The golden amber liquor hints of tropical fruit, finishing on a clean crisp note.

TD03 |
$0.47/cup

Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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The silver-tipped leaves of this 2018 first flush Darjeeling offering yield an amber gold liquor with a fresh, lively character. The flavorful cup is delightful on the palate, smooth with floral hints. A refreshing pungency is balanced with an overall honey-sweet quality that lingers long into the finish.

TD05 |
$1.06/cup

Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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Distinct notes of tropical fruit delight the palate in this classic 2018 first flush Darjeeling selection. A bouquet of floral notes, accented by hints of honey, perfume the aroma and complement the rich buttery mouth feel found in the amber gold cup. A crisp quality appears briefly in the finish.

TD07 |
$0.45/cup
USDA Organic 
Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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The bright golden amber cup has a sweet floral aroma and flavor. A delightful astringency awakens the palate and lingers into the crisp finish. This is a 2017 harvest.

TD08 |
$0.19/cup
USDA Organic 
Darjeeling organic loose leaf black tea
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The well-made, dark olive leaves of this 2018 first flush Darjeeling selection are decorated with silvery tips and flecks of bright green leaf. A honey sweet aroma introduces notes of tropical fruit and a velvety mouth feel in the amber gold cup. Hints of almond lead to a crisp, lingering finish.

TD09 |
$1.75/cup

Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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Nestled in the Himalayan foothills, the North Tukvar Estate has been producing premium quality Darjeeling teas since 1852. This 2018 first flush offering yields a golden amber liquor with a light floral nose. The cup has a fresh lively quality and rich mouth feel, complemented by toasty/nutty hints and a lingering floral suggestion.

TD10 |
$0.74/cup

Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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From the 2018 first flush season at Thurbo Estate, this classic selection displays a smooth, rich mouth feel with sweet floral notes. A honeyed fragrance enhances a touch of almond in the dark golden cup. The finish is crisp and lingering.

TD12 |
$1.11/cup

loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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The Poobong Estate has been producing teas of superior quality since the early 1900s. With its rich full-bodied cup, this 2018 second flush selection continues that tradition. A sweet aroma enhances notes of cocoa and a warm toastiness in the dark amber liquor. The finish lingers with a dried fruit sweetness. Enjoy this delightful tea with a dollop of milk, if desired.

TD14 |
$1.00/cup

Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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This very approachable 2018 second flush Darjeeling tea offers a smooth, rich cup with a complex aroma and flavor. Bold, dark brown leaves produce a sparkling, dark amber liquor. Notes of muscatel and honey, accented by hints of almond and cocoa, are enveloped by a warm toastiness, which lingers long into the crisp finish.

TD15 |
$0.66/cup

Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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Tawny gold tips thread through neat, well-twisted leaves in this 2017 second flush selection. A sweet, toasty aroma sets the stage for a round, full-bodied cup. The medium amber liquor is smooth with woody notes and a bright citrus-like quality in the finish.

TD17 |
$0.48/cup
USDA Organic 
Darjeeling organic loose leaf black tea
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The well-made leaves of this 2018 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

Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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A pronounced sweet character distinguishes this 2018 second flush Darjeeling selection. Fragrant with notes of honey and stone fruit, the silky smooth cup is rich and full-bodied. Fruity notes, suggestive of apricot, may be found in the medium amber liquor. Hints of almond complement the clean, brisk finish. A great value.

TD20 |
$0.34/cup
USDA Organic 
Darjeeling organic loose leaf black tea
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The aroma of this 2018 first flush Darjeeling selection is redolent with the fragrance of tropical fruit, which spills over into the complex flavor profile. The golden amber cup is silky smooth with a rich, pear-like sweetness that balances well with hints of toasted almond. A refreshingly crisp, lingering finish completes an outstanding tea experience.

TD23 |
$0.84/cup

Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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From the 2016 first flush season, this outstanding selection is bright and lively with a floral/fruity complex. The sweet, well balanced cup has a lovely floral aroma. The pale golden liquor has pineapple hints and a smooth, clean finish.

TD28 |
$24.80
$18.60

Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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The bold leaves and silvery tips of this 2016 first flush selection produce a beautiful amber-gold cup with a pleasing toasty aroma and full mouth feel. The liquor is very smooth with tropical fruit notes and a dark grape hint. A refreshing pungency lingers into the finish.

TD29 |
$20.80
$15.60

Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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From its golden tippy leaf style to its smooth, toasty cup, this 2017 offering, from one of our favorite estates, has many fine points to consider. The aroma is fragrant with notes of sweet almond, which complement chestnut hints in the flavor. The clean finish has a dark cocoa suggestion.

TD31 |
$0.87/cup
USDA Organic 
Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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A light floral aroma introduces this 2018 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

Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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This outstanding 2017 first flush offering is composed of large, handcrafted leaves adorned with a profusion of downy white tips. The golden amber "cup of sunshine" has a complex aroma and flavor, smooth and sugar cookie sweet, with notes of tropical fruit and melon.

TD35 |
$23.75
$17.81
USDA Organic 
Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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Harvested from higher elevations of the Puttabong Estate, this 2018 second flush selection was produced without the use of chemical pesticides or fertilizers. The Kakra designation refers to a leaf visited by the Indian Green Fly, whose ministrations to the leaf cause an initial oxidation before plucking. The medium amber liquor has a fresh, lively aroma and silky smooth mouth feel. A nectar-like sweetness enhances the classic muscatel notes, which linger long into the finish.

TD44 |
$0.48/cup

Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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The light amber gold infusion produced by this 2017 first flush offering has a fresh fragrance reminiscent of a walk through a spring garden. The elegant cup exhibits a delicate earthiness, which balances perfectly with sweet herbaceous hints and white wine nuances. This tea is a rare gem to be savored sip by sip.

TD46 |
$45.25
$33.94

Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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With more pronounced pungency, this 2017 offering exhibits a classic "European style" character. Hints of flowers, tropical fruit and almond weave together to create a complex aroma. A citrus-like effervescence adds a lively quality to the amber gold cup. A tropical fruit sweetness balances nicely with a light evergreen note in the liquor.

TD49 |
$0.62/cup

Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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An exceptional golden tip Darjeeling blend. We first introduced this tea in 1990 and it continues to be our most popular Darjeeling.

TD50 |
$0.18/cup

loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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The bold, well-twisted leaves of this 2018 second flush offering produce a rich, full-bodied cup with a refreshing character. A pronounced toasty aroma hints of caramel and fruit. Notes of muscatel and a honey sweetness round out the complex profile. The dark amber liquor will accommodate a splash of milk, if desired.

TD52 |
$0.56/cup

Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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This superlative 2017 second flush Darjeeling selection offers a classic balance of complex flavor with a refreshing pungency. The rich, toasty aroma sets the stage for the smooth cup character, complemented by a fruity sweetness and nutty/toasty hints. The finish is crisp and clean.

TD58 |
$0.77/cup

Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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A select blend of top grade teas. Flavorful, brisk and aromatic. Predominantly second flush Darjeeling for smoothness, with first flush Darjeeling for pungency and brightness.

TD60 |
$0.27/cup
USDA Organic 
Darjeeling organic loose leaf black tea
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Bold, dark brown leaves infuse a classic second flush tea, smooth and rich, with aromatic woody notes and a pleasant hint of wine. A warm toasty aroma and sweet character make this 2017 Darjeeling offering a great choice for your next cup.

TD69 |
$0.34/cup

Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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This 2018 second flush selection has a sweet, inviting fragrance, which introduces notes of stone fruit in the sparkling amber liquor. A velvety smooth mouth feel and pear-like sweetness complement a rich woody note that adds depth to the cup. The finish is clean and smooth.

TD73 |
$0.45/cup
USDA Organic 
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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Rich and full-bodied, this 2018 organic second flush offering has a pronounced honey sweetness that enhances its complex flavor profile. Nutty/toasty hints complement notes of muscatel and stone fruit in the dark copper cup, leading to a silky smooth finish. This tea is a great choice for those who enjoy a splash of milk in their Darjeeling tea.

TD75 |
$0.28/cup
USDA Organic 
Darjeeling organic loose leaf black tea
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Located in the cool, misty climate of the Rung Bong valley, the Turzum Estate has been producing high-quality Darjeeling teas since the late 1800s. Turzum Estate merged with the esteemed Sungma Estate after an earthquake hit the area in 1934. This In-Between selection balances a sweet, floral character with a smooth, rich mouth feel. The golden amber cup is fragrant with honey notes and toasty hints.

TD76 |
$31.00
$23.25
USDA Organic 
Darjeeling organic loose leaf black tea
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The neat, finely particled leaves of this 2018 organic first flush Darjeeling selection yield a smooth yet lively cup with a sweet floral fragrance. Hints of honey and peach in the golden amber liquor balance with a fresh floral note that lingers long into the finish. This broken-leaf tea is a great value, and may be enjoyed hot or iced. We recommend a 1-minute steeping time.

TD82 |
$0.35/cup

Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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This 2017 first flush offering is fragrant with a sweet, toasty aroma. The first sip of the dark golden liquor reveals notes of honey and flowers. A smooth mouth feel is punctuated by a gentle pungency, reminiscent of citrus zest, that lingers into the finish.

TD83 |
$1.15/cup
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Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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The bold, dark brown leaves of this 2018 organic second flush offering produce a dark amber liquor with a rich muscatel aroma and flavor. A syrupy mouth feel punctuates a honey sweetness that lingers into the finish.

TD86 |
$0.40/cup
USDA Organic 
Darjeeling organic loose leaf black tea
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In this 2018 organic first flush Darjeeling offering, premium tea leaves in rich tones of olive green mix with downy silver tips. A buttery smooth mouth feel enhances the fresh floral character, which is complemented by delicate vegetal hints and a whisper of almond. Nuances of stone fruit lend a refreshing sweetness to the crisp finish.

TD88 |
$1.42/cup
USDA Organic 
Darjeeling organic loose leaf black tea
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The attractive, well-made leaves of this 2017 second flush organic selection yield a rich amber cup with a sweet, toasty aroma. Nutty hints accent notes of dried fruit in the flavor, with a refreshing astringency that lingers long into the finish.

TD92 |
$0.50/cup

Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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Rich muscatel notes, accentuated by a dark honey sweetness, impart a classic second flush flavor to the ruby-amber liquor of this 2018 Darjeeling selection. Toasty nuances join a suggestion of cocoa, adding a warm complexity to the smooth, full-bodied cup. The finish lingers with a light cleansing pungency.

TD93 |
$0.63/cup

Mission Hill Estate First Flush (DJ-5) Darjeeling
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Small, silver tips accent the attractive, well-twisted leaves of this 2018 first flush Darjeeling selection. The golden amber liquor has a sweetness suggestive of warm sugar cookies. A rich buttery mouth feel envelops lingering notes of honey and flowers.

TD95 |
$0.40/cup
USDA Organic 
Darjeeling organic loose leaf black tea
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This 2017 organic second flush offering has a classic muscatel character in both the aroma and the flavor. The deep amber cup has an invigorating pungency, which balances well with sweet notes of honey. The lingering finish whispers of spice. This outstanding selection is a great choice for second flush Darjeeling lovers.

TD97 |
$0.60/cup
USDA Organic 
Darjeeling organic loose leaf black tea
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A gentle sprinkling of golden tips accents this 2017 organic Darjeeling selection from the second flush season. The rich, toasty aroma is complemented by nuances of cocoa. The dark amber cup is smooth and satisfying with hints of toast and spice.

TDA4 |
$0.47/cup

Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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This 2018 first flush Darjeeling blend has a sweet aroma, hinting of honey and flowers. Those classic hints spill over into the golden amber cup, complementing the silky smooth mouth feel. The finish lingers on a clean, crisp note. A great value.

TDB2 |
$0.30/cup
USDA Organic 
loose leaf black tea
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This flavorful blend of organic second flush Darjeeling yields a dark, robust cup with rich muscatel notes. Hints of fruit complement a warm toasty aroma. In the dark amber cup, notes of stone fruit and a honey sweetness linger into the finish. A great value.

TDB3 |
$0.27/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 
Darjeeling organic loose leaf black tea
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Well-twisted leaves in hues of rich brown produce a copper-amber cup with a toasty aroma, suggestive of chestnuts. Hints of honey sweeten the rich, toasty/nutty flavor, finishing on a crisp, clean note.

TDC1 |
$21.25
$15.94

Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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Well-made leaves in shades of dark brown are accented with delicate golden tips in this 2017 second flush offering from Thurbo Estate. The dark amber cup has a syrupy sweet aroma, fragrant with toasty hints. The rich cup balances hints of sweet almond and fruit, finishing on a smooth, clean note.

TDD3 |
$19.00
$14.25
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

Java loose leaf green tea
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From the volcanic island of Java, this green tea offering has dark olive-green leaves that produce a rich, golden cup with a brisk, refreshing character. Fragrant with hints of flowers and a whisper of sweet tobacco, the full-bodied liquor is honey-sweet, leading to a clean finish that hints of stone fruit.

TI70 |
$0.23/cup

Indonesian loose leaf green tea
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This Java green tea selection has classic gunpowder-style rolled leaves with a glossy sheen. The silky smooth cup is fragrant with a buttery aroma. The amber gold liquor is full-bodied with hints of honey and flowers, complemented by a fruity sweetness.

TI71 |
$0.12/cup
USDA Organic 
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 
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

Japanese loose leaf green tea
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Delicate but brisk, this splendid green tea has a clean vegetal flavor. Rapidly gaining the recognition it deserves, this tea refreshes the palate with a hint of sweetness.

TJ10 |
$0.17/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
USDA Organic 
Japanese organic loose leaf green tea
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This selection from Kirishima, in Kagoshima prefecture, is crafted from the Yabukita cultivar and usually reserved for the domestic market. The mouth feel has a decidedly brothy character, and the flavor has a classic "umami" aspect. A superb specimen of this style and grade.

TJ18 |
$0.48/cup

Gen-mai Cha loose leaf green tea
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Literally, Gen-mai Cha means brown rice tea. Toasted and partially puffed rice is blended with large-leaf Sencha.

TJ21 |
$0.20/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 
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 
KuKi Cha organic loose leaf green tea
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This is an organic green tea, produced from Camellia sinensis twigs. The mellow cup has delicate, fresh hay flavor notes. Naturally low in caffeine.

TJ34 |
$0.33/cup
USDA Organic 
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 Oolong tea
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This unique selection is created using nitrogen during the production process. The resulting leaves contain the substance GABA (Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid). The bright green leaves infuse a rich yellow-jade liquor with intense buttery notes and oceanic hints. A truly satisfying cup.

TJ58 |
$0.53/cup

Japanese loose leaf green tea
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This selection has an interesting pedigree, being a mix of two special varietals. The result is a cup somewhat akin to a Kenyan purple tea, with its lavender-brown colored liquor. The aroma has a toasty/nutty sweetness. The cup is delicate and smooth with sweet herbaceous notes and hints of flowers and melon.

TJ65 |
$0.80/cup
USDA Organic 
Japanese loose leaf black tea
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Although somewhat rare, black tea has been cultivated and produced in Japan for almost 150 years. Production is limited and seldom exported. This offering is produced in Kagoshima prefecture from the Benifuki cultivar. The neat, dark brown leaves yield a smooth, rich liquor with no astringency. A light grape-like sweetness may be found in the aroma. The cup is lively, with a light spicy/woody hint and a honey note that develops over time. Best enjoyed plain.

TJ74 |
$1.07/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

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

Japanese loose leaf green tea
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The finest Japanese green tea, only shade-grown tips are used for Gyokuro. Prized for its delicate flavor and natural sweetness.

TJ80 |
$0.63/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

Organic Tamaryokucha
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Tamaryokucha, literally translated as "coiled tea", is a superb, handcrafted green tea that has a full, complex flavor. Vegetal notes and a pleasing pungency are accentuated by hints of dark berries and a sweet aftertaste. Produced in Takachiho, Miyazaki, from the Yabukita cultivar.

TJ88 |
$1.09/cup
USDA Organic 
powdered Matcha green tea
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This organic premium-grade Matcha produces a dark yellow-jade liquor with a rich umami flavor. A light toasty nuance adds a layer of complexity to the exceptional cup. Packed in a small, matte silver tin.

Please note that the tin label cannot be personalized.

TJ91 |
$0.99/cup
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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
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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

Japanese loose leaf green tea
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Long, thin needles of lustrous dark emerald produce a yellow jade liquor exhibiting a wonderful balance of complex sweet and savory notes. A very sweet, buttery mouth feel complements rich umami notes and a fresh vegetal quality that lingers into the finish.

TJ99 |
$2.38/cup

African loose leaf green tea
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Bold, well twisted leaves, in shades of olive green, produce a yellow jade liquor with a bright, brothy aroma. A refreshing character is well balanced with a rich buttery mouth feel and sweet hay notes. The finish is clean and satisfying.

TK10 |
$0.53/cup

African loose leaf Oolong tea
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The bold dark leaves, laced with silvery tips, are fragrant with the scent of sweet cocoa. A warm toasty note complements a hint of almond in the aroma. A silky smooth mouth feel lingers long into the finish, which echoes with a light suggestion of flowers.

TK11 |
$0.46/cup
USDA Organic 
African organic loose leaf black tea
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The cup has a full flavor and aroma, with a medium body. May be enjoyed plain, but it is strong enough to accommodate a touch of milk. Longer steepings yield a robust cup with notes of rose and peppery hints. At briefer steepings, the liquor is sweeter and more delicate.

TK12 |
$0.12/cup

African loose leaf black tea
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A smooth, medium-bodied cup is produced from the long, dark brown leaves. A hint of honey is introduced in the aroma, blooming into a pronounced note in the coppery amber cup. A nutty nuance complements the sweet flavor, ending with a crisp, clean finish.

TK22 |
$0.13/cup

African loose leaf black tea
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This is our Golden Kenya tea, sold in either bold broken-leaf or whole-leaf, depending upon availability. The cup has full flavor and aroma, with medium body. May be enjoyed plain, but it is strong enough to accommodate a touch of milk. A brisk character with a subtle hint of rose makes this selection especially interesting.

TK25 |
$0.11/cup

African loose leaf black tea
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Flecks of golden tips decorate the dark brown, uniform leaves in this black tea selection from Kenya. The dark copper cup is smooth and rich with a pleasant astringency that awakens the palate. This tea is a great choice for your everyday cup.

TK42 |
$0.18/cup

Nepal loose leaf black tea
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A bounty of large, silver tips contrasts with twisted, dark brown leaves, giving this premium 2018 Nepal black tea selection a stunning leaf appearance. The light golden liquor has a pronounced cocoa aroma. A caramel-like sweetness enhances the light floral notes found in the smooth cup. A fruity hint and refreshing pungency linger in the finish.

TM01 |
$0.91/cup

Nepal loose leaf black tea
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This outstanding 2018 black tea selection from Nepal is composed of neatly twisted, downy golden tips. The rich amber liquor exudes a warm toasty/cocoa aroma, highlighted by a suggestion of red wine. Notes of malt and cocoa create a thick, velvety smooth mouth feel that lingers into the finish.

TM02 |
$1.50/cup

Nepal loose leaf black tea
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Loosely rolled spiral-shaped leaves yield a dark amber liquor in this unique 2018 black tea offering from Nepal. Semi-sweet cocoa notes predominate in both the aroma and the flavor. Hints of red wine play at the edges of a thick, rich mouth feel, creating a smooth, satisfying cup.

TM03 |
$0.66/cup

Nepal Green Tea
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This 2018 Nepal green tea selection has large, twisted leaves in shades of olive green, which produce a pale gold liquor with a toasty/nutty aroma. The smooth cup is rich and flavorful, with a lively mouth feel and lingering hints of fruit and nuts. This tea is a great choice for those seeking a less vegetal loose leaf green tea.

TM04 |
$0.70/cup
USDA Organic 
Indian organic loose leaf black tea
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The well-made, russet brown leaves show a modest amount of golden tips in this flavorful organic Himalayan selection from the Champawat district, located on the Nepal border in northern India. The deep amber cup has a bright aroma with caramel nuances and hints of roasted malt. The liquor exhibits an inviting sweet character with hints of honey and stone fruit.

TM15 |
$0.21/cup

Nepal loose leaf black tea
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Well-made, olive green leaves are laced with a generous amount of silver tips in this 2018 Nepal black tea selection. The sparkling amber gold liquor exhibits an herbaceous fragrance with an undertone of flowers. Floral notes blossom in the smooth cup, with a liveliness that plays at the edges of your palate, ending on a crisp, clean note. This tea has a first flush character.

TM25 |
$0.29/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

Indian loose leaf black tea
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Small golden tips decorate the dark brown leaves in this unique offering from Arunachal Pradesh, which is located north of the Assam district. The deep amber cup is rich and complex, fragrant with hints of honey and biscuit. Notes of dried fruit and a whisper of Burgundy lead to a crisp, clean finish.

TM72 |
$0.37/cup

Indian loose leaf white tea
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The beautifully handcrafted leaves are laced with an abundance of silver tips in this white tea offering from Arunachal Pradesh, located north of the Assam district. An herbaceous aroma sets the stage for the bright, sweet character. Floral hints and notes of fresh melon emerge in the balanced, golden yellow cup, ending with a crisp finish.

TM74 |
$0.77/cup

Nepal loose leaf white tea
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A profusion of downy silver tips adorns the bold, dark olive leaves of this special white tea offering from Nepal. The pale amber-gold cup is rich and silky smooth with a light floral fragrance. Apricot hints and sweet hay nuances join an overall sweetness that lingers long into the finish.

TM90 |
$1.22/cup

Nepal loose leaf black tea
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Our 2018 Nepal black tea selection from the Shangri-La Estate is a beautiful mix of dark brown leaves and flecks of small green leaves, decorated with silver tips. The sweet floral aroma hints of almond. The rich golden cup has a first flush profile, with notes of flowers complemented by hints of fruit and almonds.

TM91 |
$0.30/cup

Nepal loose leaf black tea
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In hues ranging from light to dark brown, the small, neatly made leaves of this 2018 Nepal black tea offering are sprinkled with silver tips. The golden amber liquor is fragrant with a light, fresh aroma. The flavor is rich with floral notes and a sweet, lingering finish.

TM95 |
$0.27/cup

Nilgiri loose leaf black tea
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Located in southern India, the Nilgiri district of Tamil Nadu produces teas with a distinctive character. The dark brown leaves of this black tea selection yield a solid cup, smooth and mellow, with a honeyed fruit aroma. Toasty notes are complemented by a hint of fruit in the dark copper liquor. A wonderful afternoon tea.

TN07 |
$0.18/cup

Nilgiri loose leaf black tea
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Located in southern India, Nilgiri produces teas similar to those of Ceylon, yet with a distinctive character. This British style Nilgiri produces a flavorful cup that is excellent with milk.

TN10 |
$0.09/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
USDA Organic 
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

Nilgiri loose leaf black tea
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An abundance of glossy golden tips complements the attractive, well-twisted leaves in this outstanding Nilgiri black tea selection. The ruby copper liquor has a toasty fragrance with hints of malt. Layers of rich honey, malt, and cocoa lend a delightful complexity to the toasty cup, which finishes with a hint of spice.

TN95 |
$1.20/cup

China Keemun loose leaf black tea
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Often called the Burgundy of China teas, this North China Congou is rich, flavorful and appropriate for any time of day. We offer this as our basic Keemun, although it is in the middle range of the standard series.

TP12 |
$0.12/cup

Lychee loose leaf black tea
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Scented with the aromatic lychee fruit, this China black tea has a natural hint of sweetness and flowery aroma.

TP30 |
$0.12/cup

Rose loose leaf black tea
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Quality China black (Congou) tea is scented with rose blossoms, creating a naturally aromatic, sweet cup. This tea is occasionally referred to as Lotus Tea, but should not be confused with the flavored tea blend bearing that name. A new lot with rose petals.

TP40 |
$0.12/cup

Jasmine loose leaf green tea
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Green tea scented with jasmine flowers, producing a fragrant, delicate tea. Sometimes classified as an Oolong tea, Jasmine teas are technically of the scented Pouchong family of teas.

TP70 |
$0.12/cup
USDA Organic 
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

Sikkim loose leaf black tea
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This exceptional selection from Temi Estate offers a sweet, rich character with a toasty/nutty fragrance. Notes of stone fruit are enhanced by hints of honey and spice in the dark ruby copper cup. These notes linger long into the smooth finish.

TS37 |
$0.32/cup

Sikkim loose leaf black tea
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The tippy, dark brown leaves produce a deep ruby-copper cup with a handsome robust character. Notes of muscatel and stone fruit are enveloped by a raisin sweetness in the flavorful infusion. A toasty nuance highlights the smooth, lingering finish.

TS62 |
$0.37/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
USDA Organic 
Colombian organic loose leaf black tea
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The very bold, twisted leaves of this black tea offering from Colombia yield a dark amber copper liquor with an inviting toasty aroma. The rich, full-bodied cup is very smooth with a cocoa mouth feel. A hint of caramelized sugar and whisper of spice linger in the finish.

TSA2 |
$0.34/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

Colombian Pear Guava organic loose leaf green tea
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This naturally flavored green tea selection from Colombia produces a golden yellow liquor with the luscious fragrance of tropical fruit. Pieces of pear guava, a natural hybrid of pear and guava, and soursop, a fruit with a citrus flavor, complement the green tea base in a harmonious balance of flavors.

TSA4 |
$0.39/cup

Colombian Cacao loose leaf black tea
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Cacao husks and nibs, from small chocolate producers in the Tumaco region of Colombia, are blended with bold, dark brown leaves to create this unique, naturally flavored selection from Colombia. Sweet notes from the black tea base provide the perfect accent for the rich cocoa flavor.

TSA5 |
$0.21/cup
USDA Organic 
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

Taiwan loose leaf Oolong tea
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A classic restaurant grade tea, with a smooth character, and classic Formosa Oolong flavors. Priced for everyday use, this selection is an excellent choice for its value and quality.

TT11 |
$0.21/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 green tea
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From the island of Taiwan (Formosa), this green tea offering has very bold leaves that produce a pale golden cup with a lightly sweet aroma. A buttery smooth mouth feel sets the stage for a delicious balance of fruity and floral notes that linger long into the finish.

TT31 |
$0.90/cup

Taiwan loose leaf Oolong tea
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This exquisitely crafted Formosa Oolong is very fragrant, with pronounced peach notes in both the aroma and the tawny-gold cup. An abundance of downy, silver tips adorns the large beautiful leaves, yielding a liquor bursting with flavor and a smooth, creamy mouth feel. Notes of dried fruit as well as hints of warm spice and honey lead to a clean finish with a lingering sweetness.

TT46 |
$1.89/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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This grade of Amber Oolong (Wu-Long) has more complex flavor and finer leaf style than our TT55. Highly recommended.

TT57 |
$0.42/cup

Lapsang Souchong loose leaf black tea
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Rich and lusty, this smoky tea has a mellow aftertaste. A bit smokier than the China variety.

TT71 |
$0.14/cup

Taiwan loose leaf Oolong tea
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Japanese researchers created GABA tea serendipitously in the 1980's. Wanting effective methods to preserve tea, not fully oxidized leaf was exposed to nitrogen. The glutamic acid inherent in tea was transformed to Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid, or GABA for short. This selection is notable for its broad and interesting flavor profile, with notes of mango, peach and guava. The cup has a creamy body with a pronounced, lingering sweetness.

TT78 |
$0.56/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

Taiwan loose leaf Oolong tea
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Those who appreciate the finer grades of Tung-Ting style Oolong will find this one an exceptional value. The flavor is surprisingly more refined than item TT86.

TT87 |
$0.79/cup

Taiwan loose leaf Oolong tea
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A lightly fermented leaf which releases a delicate, flowery liquor. The sweet and refreshing taste is enhanced by the fragrance of lilacs. A truly exquisite tea.

TT88 |
$0.44/cup

Taiwan loose leaf Oolong tea
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The finest Jade Oolong that we have ever sampled. Those who are looking for the best of what Taiwan can produce will want to try at least the sample size (12 grams).

TT89 |
$1.31/cup

Decaffeinated Assam loose leaf black tea
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Whole-leaf or broken-leaf Assam (depending on availability), decaffeinated with pure carbon dioxide.

TXA9 |
$0.26/cup

Decaffeinated Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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The top standard of decaffeinated Ceylon available, and by far the most flavorful, and best we have cupped. Please note that even the best decaffeinated teas lack some of the flavor and complexity of their unprocessed counterparts.

TXC9 |
$0.23/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. **This is the organic version of our sold out TXD9.**

TXD8 |
$0.31/cup

CO2 Decaffeinated Indonesian Black Tea
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This decaffeinated tea offering is a medium-bodied, breakfast-style tea. A toasty hint complements the smooth, rich flavor.

TXI9 |
$0.21/cup

New Zealand loose leaf Oolong tea
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The beautiful, handmade leaves of this unique Oolong tea are created under the guidance of tea masters from Taiwan. The pale golden liquor is fragrant with a light floral aroma. The silky smooth cup is light and flavorful with a pronounced floral character. A lingering whisper of spice completes an outstanding tea experience.

TZ01 |
$2.15/cup

China loose leaf green tea
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The aroma of this selection is lightly floral. The mild cup has sweet tones of honey and a light smoky undertone. The finish has a cranberry note and gentle tartness.

ZG02 |
$9.50
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China organic loose leaf green tea
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This is a perfect tea for getting your daily dose of "greens." This fannings grade produces a smooth and flavorful cup within a minute. Value-priced for everyday consumption and chosen for its pleasing character, this tea is an excellent choice for the green tea enthusiast on a budget.

ZG03 |
$0.07/cup

China loose leaf green tea
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This selection has a semi-loose style of rolled leaves, producing an infusion which has a sweet nuance, with notes of tobacco and smoke.

ZG04 |
$0.09/cup

China loose leaf green tea
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Brisk China green tea of the Chun Mee family. Superior quality; golden liquor with a hint of sweetness. Use sparingly for optimum flavor.

ZG10 |
$0.11/cup
USDA Organic 
China organic loose leaf green tea
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This organic tea has the bold flavor of a high-fired tea, yet it has a pleasing smoothness with delicate sweetness. The thin, well-twisted leaves produce a liquor with a pale green color. This is a very popular style of China green tea with a bolder leaf.

ZG14 |
$0.14/cup
USDA Organic 
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

China loose leaf green tea
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Superior grade of green tea in the style of gunpowder teas (tightly rolled tea leaves resembling gunpowder pellets).

ZG20 |
$0.10/cup

China loose leaf green tea
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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

China loose leaf green tea
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This very approachable green tea selection from Sichuan province has quickly become a staff favorite. The wiry, sage-green leaves produce a bright gold cup with a sweet, fruity aroma. Pronounced notes of melon and apricot weave together with hints of tropical fruit to create a complex flavor that fills your mouth with a rich, lingering sweetness.

ZG25 |
$0.57/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

China loose leaf green tea
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This high-grade Gunpowder tea is rich and full-bodied with a pronounced sweetness. A hint of tobacco complements the herbaceous flavor and lingers into the finish.

ZG30 |
$0.11/cup

China loose leaf yellow tea
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The leaves are long, twisted and threaded with fawn-colored tip. The aroma has nuances of pear and light citrus. The delicate liquor is smooth, with sweet notes of peach and steamed vegetables.

ZG38 |
$0.36/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 yellow tea
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This relatively rare, handcrafted offering is produced in An Hui province, Huo Shan County, and was once a tribute tea offered to the Emperor. The leaves are composed of a fine plucking, with a downy bud and two leaves. The liquor is a muted hay color with a buttery aspect. The flavor is subtle yet rich and enticing, with an evanescent tropical fruit note.

ZG51 |
$0.79/cup

China loose leaf green tea
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The twisted, dark olive leaves, from a mao jian (one leaf and a bud) plucking, produce a dark golden liquor with a sweet, fruity aroma. The buttery cup has light floral notes and a sweetness reminiscent of sugar cookies.

ZG54 |
$0.48/cup
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China organic loose leaf green tea
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Produced in the mountainous region of Zhejiang province, this distinguished selection represents an especially good value in Lung Ching tea. Hand-processed leaves are fashioned into flat, yellow-green leaf sets, yielding a flavorful cup with a sweet character and buttery smooth mouth feel. The aroma is fragrant with nutty notes and a light floral hint.

ZG60 |
$0.43/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

China loose leaf green tea
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One of the finest China green teas is Lung Ching (Dragon Well). The liquor is pale yellow, slightly sweet, and very refreshing.

ZG71 |
$0.42/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 dark golden liquor with a toasty aroma. The silky smooth cup is light with a buttery mouth feel and pronounced sugar cane sweetness. Supplies are limited.

ZG73 |
$0.33/cup
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China organic loose leaf green tea
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Silvery tips mix with bold, olive green leaves in this classic green tea from Yunnan province. The rosy gold liquor has a toasty, herbaceous aroma and velvety smooth mouth feel. Sweet floral hints join notes of stone fruit in the cup, ending with a smooth finish.

ZG89 |
$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

China loose leaf green tea
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The flat, spring green leaves of this 2017 Pre-Chingming selection produce a yellow jade liquor with a fresh vegetal aroma. The light cup is smooth and savory with hints of melon and chestnut. A crisp tang lingers in the finish.

ZGP1 |
$1.73/cup

China loose leaf green tea
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Grown on Mengding Mountain in northwest Sichuan province, this 2018 Pre-Chingming green tea offers a pale golden cup with a sweet vegetal aroma that hints of spring flowers. Notes of ripe fruit complement the silky smooth mouth feel, ending with a crisp, clean finish.

ZGP5 |
$1.29/cup

China loose leaf green tea
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From Sichuan province, this 2018 Pre-Chingming green tea produces a fresh, vibrant cup. A toasty aroma hints of sweet corn, introducing a bright golden liquor with a smooth, full mouth feel. A rich fruitiness leads to a pleasant, lingering finish.

ZGP6 |
$0.35/cup

China loose leaf green tea
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One of China's most well-known green teas, Pi Lo Chun, or Green Snail Spring, is named for its unique appearance. This 2017 Pre-Chingming selection has a profusion of silver tips mixed with olive green leaves, which are rolled into curly spiral shapes. The pale golden infusion is smooth with a sweet delicate aroma and fresh herbaceous flavor.

ZGP7 |
$2.80/cup

Decaffeinated China loose leaf green tea
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Surprisingly flavorful, this decaffeinated green tea has a pleasant vegetal quality. A bolder version of our ZG09, Decaffeinated China Green Tea.

ZGX9 |
$0.21/cup

China loose leaf Pu-Erh tea
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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 loose leaf Pu-Erh tea
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Sheng Pu-Erh tea leaves are carefully rolled by hand into medium pearl shapes, which produce a silky smooth cup with a complex aroma and flavor. Hints of fruit and spice enhance the light earthy aroma. Pronounced notes of fresh apricot are complemented by layers of honey, earth and flowers in the pale golden liquor. The crisp, refreshing finish lingers on the palate. An outstanding selection. Each 1.25" pearl will yield approximately 3-4 cups of tea.

ZH04 |
$0.88/cup

China loose leaf Pu-Erh tea
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Shou Pu-Erh tea leaves are crafted by hand into medium pearl shapes, which yield a thick, rich cup with an earthy character. The aroma is fragrant with hints of sweet toffee. Cocoa notes lead to a smooth finish, hinting of spice. Each 1.25" pearl will yield approximately 3-4 cups of tea. This selection is perfect for multiple steepings.

ZH05 |
$0.88/cup

China loose leaf Pu-Erh tea
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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
USDA Organic 
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

China loose leaf Pu-Erh tea
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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

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
USDA Organic 
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
USDA Organic 
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

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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Tightly rolled leaf bud sets scented with an alluring fruity nuance. This is a more affordable alternative to our extremely popular Dragon Phoenix Pearl.

ZJ85 |
$0.37/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

Jasmine loose leaf white tea
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Silver downy tea buds have been expertly scented with jasmine, lending a sweet perfumed essence to this distinctive selection from Fujian province. The white tea base adds a light savory body to the pale straw-colored infusion. Gentle floral notes in the cup complement the herbaceous melon notes of the white tea. Hints of honey lead to a delicate, lingering finish.

ZJ95 |
$0.61/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

China Keemun loose leaf black tea
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A mellow tea in the style of An Hui province Keemun, with classic Burgundy cup character and mild smoky note. The liquor is smooth, with a lingering sweet finish.

ZK12 |
$0.16/cup
USDA Organic 
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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Rated a top tea region since the Tang Dynasty, Hubei province produces this remarkable black tea. A special grade of Keemun.

ZK22 |
$0.17/cup

China Keemun loose leaf black tea
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The fragrant, dark brown leaves yield a deep amber liquor with a light smoky aroma, hinting of earth and wine. The smooth cup is rich and full-bodied, accented with smoky/earthy nuances. The finish lingers with a hint of spice.

ZK33 |
$0.27/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

China Keemun loose leaf black tea
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Extra care is taken with each step, from the extra-fine picking through the oxidation. Exquisite in style, color, aroma, and taste. If an unspecified 'Hao-Ya' Keemun is sold, it is typically Hao-Ya 'B'.

ZK80 |
$0.26/cup

China Mao Feng loose leaf black tea
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A light sprinkling of golden tips adorns the glossy dark brown leaves in this stunning Mao Feng selection. The copper ruby cup exhibits a complex aroma and flavor with rich notes of earth, wine and smoke. A hint of spice in the finish complements the silky sweet character.

ZK88 |
$0.68/cup

China Keemun loose leaf black tea
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Officially the top grade of China Keemun, this grade has always been produced in limited supply. A top new lot for the Keemun connoisseur.

ZK90 |
$0.57/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

China loose leaf black tea
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Grown in the Wuyi Mountains of northern Fujian province, this 2018 Pre-Chingming black tea produces a dark copper liquor of medium body. A light earthy aroma introduces sweet herbaceous notes in the smooth cup. Nuances of stone fruit and cocoa lead to a bold, lingering finish with a citrus-like brightness.

ZKP1 |
$0.31/cup

China Mao Feng loose leaf black tea
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This stellar 2018 Pre-Chingming black tea selection comes from the Wuyi Mountains of northern Fujian province. The aromatic, wiry leaves yield a ruby copper liquor with an inviting cocoa aroma. The velvety smooth cup is rich and complex with deep cocoa notes, complemented by earthy hints and a faint suggestion of smokiness.

ZKP5 |
$1.35/cup

Magnolia loose leaf Oolong tea
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This Guangdong 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 Oolong Se Chung
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A top grade of this lesser known style of China Oolong. Slightly green, with a woody aroma and flavor. A style served in Hong Kong Chinese restaurants. Oolong tea is also referred to as Wu-Long, or Black Dragon.

ZO10 |
$0.12/cup

Milk Oolong loose leaf Oolong tea
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From Fujian province, this unique Oolong is composed of loosely rolled leaves with a rich buttery fragrance. The sparkling pale yellow cup has a silky smooth mouth feel with a round, complex flavor profile. A tropical fruit sweetness complements notes of coconut cream and a light floral suggestion. This tea is a perfect choice for multiple infusions.

ZO11 |
$19.25
USDA Organic 
China organic loose leaf Oolong tea
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The carefully rolled leaves are as fragrant as a spring morning. The pale golden cup has a rich buttery quality, present in both the aroma and the full flavor. Floral notes are complemented by a whisper of fresh corn silk, followed by a smooth, lingering finish. This tea is the perfect choice for multiple steepings.

ZO19 |
$0.45/cup

China loose leaf Oolong tea
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This tea begins as a classic, medium-oxidized Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong, processed in the traditional style. It is finished and cured with a slow firing in bamboo baskets over a charcoal fire. The result is a tea with smooth, rich and inviting character.

ZO20 |
$0.10/cup

China loose leaf Oolong tea
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With a light oxidation level of less than 20%, this premium Oolong is produced in Anxi county of Fujian province. The name Huang Jin Gui translates to golden osmanthus,referring to the cup's light gold hue and osmanthus-like aroma and flavor.

ZO21 |
$0.20/cup

China loose leaf Oolong tea
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An Oolong (Wu-Long) with a full, spicy flavor, hinting of chestnuts. Rich golden liquor with a heady aroma and a delightful aftertaste.

ZO80 |
$0.22/cup

China loose leaf Oolong tea
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An outstanding Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong selection, with an appealing floral intensity. The attractive, olive-green leaves produce a fragrant, pale gold infusion with a buttery smooth mouth feel. Orchid/lilac notes are prominent in both the flavor and aroma, as well as a hint of honey sweetness.

ZO82 |
$0.42/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 Oolong tea
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The loosely rolled leaves of this finest grade of China Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong produce a pale golden cup with a full, buttery mouth feel. A sweet, floral fragrance introduces notes of dried fruit and a hint of honeysuckle in the flavor. The finish lingers with a light toastiness.

ZO88 |
$0.40/cup

China loose leaf Oolong tea
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From its honeyed aroma to its smooth, fruity flavor, this Oolong selection from Fujian province offers many fine qualities. A pronounced honey sweetness complements hints of pear and apple in the light amber cup. Toasty/woody nuances lead to a clean finish.

ZO90 |
$0.43/cup

China loose leaf Oolong tea
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The bold leaves of this limited production "Eastern Beauty" Oolong tea yield an amber-gold cup with a sweet, rich character. Heady notes of honey and ripe fruit are present in both the fragrant aroma and complex flavor, finishing on a light spicy suggestion.

ZO93 |
$0.70/cup

China loose leaf Oolong tea
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From An Hui province, this Dan Cong Oolong has very bold, dark brown leaves that yield a deep amber liquor with a woodsy aroma, hinting of chestnuts. The silky smooth cup is syrupy sweet with toasty notes and a smooth, clean finish. Enjoy this rich, warming cup at any time of the day.

ZO94 |
$0.48/cup

China loose leaf Oolong tea
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This offering is a 2017 special production Pre-Chingming Oolong from Hunan province. The striking, dark-olive leaves are quite bold and fully intact. Orchid/lilac notes are pronounced in both the aroma and the smooth, buttery flavor. An intense sweetness complements light vegetal hints.

ZOP1 |
$1.28/cup

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

Lapsang Souchong loose leaf black tea
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The smoky flavor of a good Lapsang Souchong is unforgettable. This is an excellent example of this large-leaf variety. Mellow tea which is low in caffeine.

ZS20 |
$0.14/cup

Lapsang Souchong loose leaf black tea
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The best China Lapsang Souchong we have found. To our knowledge we are the only importer of this grade of China Lapsang Souchong. Superior in flavor. Very smoky, yet quite mellow.

ZS80 |
$0.17/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

China loose leaf white tea
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This Shou Mei style white tea has been handcrafted into beautiful tea pearls. The golden ecru liquor is fragrant with notes of honey and spring flowers. The sweet cup has an herbaceous flavor with notes of ripe melon. A sweet, lingering finish completes a very special tea experience. Each 1" pearl will yield approximately 2 cups of tea.

ZW01 |
$0.78/cup
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China organic loose leaf white tea
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A special grade of organic white tea, this Pai Mu Tan (Bai Mu Dan) selection has a full complement of tender leaf buds. The dark golden cup is well-balanced with an earthy, herbaceous aroma. The bolder leaf style yields a liquor with full flavor and subtle hints of melon and spice.

ZW57 |
$0.33/cup

China loose leaf white tea
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Brown/green leaves and silvery buds yield a light golden-amber infusion with a sweet, toasty aroma. The smooth, full-bodied cup has notes of honey and melon as well as some toasty hints

ZW60 |
$0.45/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 and a lightly nutty/fruity finish. An outstanding organic white tea.

ZW90 |
$0.57/cup

China loose leaf white tea
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From Jinggu County in Yunnan province, these exquisite downy white tea buds yield a pale straw-colored infusion, notable for a nutty/toasty aroma with hints of honey. A sweet hay nuance complements the savory cup, which finishes with a gentle spice hint.

ZW95 |
$0.88/cup

China loose leaf white tea
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From Yunnan province, this 2018 Pre-Chingming silver needle white tea is composed of tender tea buds. The pale rose-gold liquor has a light aroma that hints of melon. The silky smooth cup is honey sweet with notes of melon and stone fruit hints. A smooth, clean finish completes an outstanding tea experience. Highly recommended.

ZWP1 |
$1.50/cup

China Yunnan loose leaf black tea
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This selection is handcrafted from a bold-leaf Yunnan varietal. The dry leaves are tightly rolled into a spiral snail shape, dark in color, with golden tip accents. The smooth cup is rich and full-bodied with notes of bittersweet cocoa and carob, as well as the classic Yunnan spice hints.

ZY07 |
$0.22/cup

China Yunnan loose leaf black tea
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The dark brown leaf of this selection is accented with golden tips. Rich, earthy notes are present in the aroma and dark amber cup, and hints of white pepper and cassia add a pleasing accent. The smooth finish has a light tangy feel.

ZY30 |
$0.15/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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A Broken Orange Pekoe from Yunnan province, this tea is a hearty version of the whole-leaf varieties. Try it with milk for a British style Yunnan cup.

ZY45 |
$0.09/cup

China Yunnan loose leaf black tea
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This superior China black tea is a great after-dinner tea. Stands up nicely to milk; delectable plain. (Our original China Yunnan, introduced as item TP50.)

ZY51 |
$0.17/cup
USDA Organic 
China Yunnan organic loose leaf black tea
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Decorated with golden tips, the dark brown leaves are redolent with the fragrance of chocolate-covered cherries, which carries over into nuances in the smooth, full-bodied flavor. A sweet aroma introduces wine hints with the first sip, followed by a suggestion of sweet almond and lingering spice.

ZY66 |
$0.24/cup

China Yunnan loose leaf black tea
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In this selection from Fujian province, glossy dark brown leaves with downy gold tips have been loosely rolled into the distinctive snail shape characteristic of this tea style. The dark ruby-copper cup has a full mouth feel evocative of rich sweet cocoa, with a warm toasty presence that lingers into the finish.

ZY69 |
$0.20/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

China Yunnan loose leaf black tea
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This outstanding selection is composed of bold, well-formed leaves with a very high concentration of golden tips. The smooth, chestnut-amber cup has a rich, inviting aroma and creamy mouth feel. A suggestion of earth and malt join pleasant notes of spice and cocoa, lingering on the palate.

ZY83 |
$0.43/cup
USDA Organic 
China Yunnan Golden Monkey organic loose leaf black tea
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An abundance of downy, golden tips provides a beautiful contrast to the dark brown leaves. The coppery-amber cup is smooth and sweet with a toasty, biscotti-like fragrance. Layers of honey, caramel and wine are found in the complex flavor, which finishes with a whisper of cocoa.

ZY84 |
$0.81/cup

China Yunnan Golden Monkey loose leaf black tea
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This outstanding selection has a profusion of downy golden buds decorating the large, well-twisted leaves. The dark amber liquor has a very fragrant aroma, with hints of cocoa and a light suggestion of rose. The cup is syrupy sweet and smooth, with toasty/earthy notes, complemented by a refreshing brightness in the finish.

ZY86 |
$0.59/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 |
$0.91/cup