2017 Black Friday Sales

China Fujian Cinnamon ‘Rou Gui’ Wuyi Rock Oolong from What-Cha

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  What-Cha Tea Description: Rou Gui has a great cinnamon taste combined with a thick texture and sweet taste. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I love Rou Gui and the reviews I’ve read for What-Chas have all be positive so I thought it was about time I bought some to try for myself. Usually, I like to do Gong Fu sessions with Rou Gui and I’m sure I’ll try this that way eventually, but when I showed this to my mom what she said was that it smelled like it’d be good Read More

2017 Black Friday Sales

Taiwanese Lapsang Souchong Black from Butiki

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: Butiki (However it’s no longer for sale) Tea Description: Our Taiwanese Lapsang Souchong originates from Taipei County in Taiwan and is grown at approximately 1,300 feet above sea level. While it isn’t nearly as common today, Taiwan has a long tradition of smoking teas. Local evergreen wood is utilized to smoke this Assam varietal, which results in a sweet yet smoky flavor. Smoked bacon, oak, and dark chocolate notes are prominent, while licorice notes are more subtle. This Lapsang Souchong is smoky without being overwhelming and finishes sweet. Our Taiwanese Lapsang Souchong is Read More

2017 Black Friday Sales

Four Leaves Ripe Pu’er from Mandala Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Pu’er Where to Buy:  Mandala Tea  Tea Description: We are proud to offer our very own blend of ripe pu’er tea!  We (and our customers) are very happy with the finished product.  While we love this tea now, we can hardly wait to see what 2 or 3 more years of aging will bring to the flavor of this tea! Also available in a 250gram cake! The four leaves used in our ripe tea are from the Jinggu Tea Factory in Simao.  The Jinggu tea factory used to be part of the CNNP state-owned tea factories.  Read More

2017 Black Friday Sales

Sichuan Caravan from Verdant Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Pu’er Where to Buy:  Verdant Tea Tea Description: A perfectly integrated blend with Yanxin’s Reserve ’04 pu’er, elderberry and spice that spans the whole flavor spectrum. . . . We love pu’er for its multi-dimensional complexity. One of the most interesting and often overlooked elements of the pu’er experience is the vaguely numbing and tingling sensation that fine pu’er leaves in the aftertaste. Our goal with this blend was to highlight this textural quality of great shu pu’er, while at the same time creating a warming, rich and perfectly integrated taste experience. We start with the Read More

2017 Black Friday Sales

2003 Reserve Four Seasons Oolong from Butiki Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Butiki Teas Tea Description: Our aged oolong is sourced from the Dong Ding tea growing region of Nantou County in Taiwan and was harvested in the spring of 2003. The varietal is Si Ji Chuan also known as Four Season. Our aged oolong was crafted by blend master Chen Pei Wen and is re-roasted every 2-3 years to minimize moisture content. 2003 Reserve Four Season Oolong is a rich full-bodied silky tea. The charcoal-colored leaves of this smooth oolong produce notes of honey suckle, bark, and grass and has a natural sweetness Read More