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Tea Types & Beverage Selections

Click on one of the tea varieties or beverages below to learn more about their origins, flavors, and uses.

Our Signature Blends

The following teas were blended in-house especially for your enjoyment. 
They have been tested and approved by our staff

Gypsy’s Blend - Our very own decaffeinated house blend combines quality black tea and sweet raspberry with rich vanilla undertones.  Delicious served hot or iced.

Almond Berry - Black tea blend with the delicious flavor of fresh strawberries and classic sweet almonds.

Chai-Me - A vanilla black tea with licorice, pepper, clove, cinnamon, orange peel, apple bits, a touch of jasmine, and sunflower petals.

Winchester Blend - A smooth, satisfying blend of chocolate flavored black tea and fresh mint

Our Morning Blend - A full-bodied union of Nilgiri and Keemun teas with the added sweetness of Golden Yunnan; has a slightly smoky character

Anniversary Blend - To commemorate our 10th anniversary, we blended Darjeeling, (the “champagne of teas”) with peach bits, jasmine, rose, and cornflowers

French Silk - Vanilla flavored black tea infused with rich, dark chocolate

Blue Lady - A lavender Earl Grey blended with lemon balm, mallow flowers, and cornflowers.  The lavender undertones add a new twist to an old favorite

In The Pink - Blended for “The Cure”, this is an uplifting, herbal infusion of lemongrass, peppermint, rose petals, strawberry bits and other soothing blossoms

Citrus Garden - A refreshing green tea blend of tart lemon, a burst of lime, and the fresh fruit sweetness of pineapple and orange.  We’ve added premium Egyptian chamomile, rosehips, and a handful of sunflower petals.  Delicious hot served with lemon, or iced garnished with fresh fruit

Summer Rose - A delicate green tea paired with rose petals and soothing lemon balm

Autumn Blend - Smooth rooibos blended with sunflowers, mandarin, blackberry leaves, and cinnamon bits.  Produces a deep red full bodied cup

Yuletide - Blended with the holidays in mind, this cranberry flavored black tea with apple bits and mulling spices is a favorite year round

Tropical Paradise - Black tea with mango bits, coconut, pineapple, lime leaves and calendula.  Serve hot or iced. 

White Teas
Produced exclusively in China, this is tea in its most natural state.  Tender buds are hand picked before opening only a few days each spring.  White tea retains the highest levels of health promoting polyphenols and antioxidants and is very low in caffeine. Brews to a pale straw color

Emperor’s White - Once reserved only for emperors, this silver needle tea is complimented by orange blossoms and honeysuckle

Pai Mu Tan Peach - Refreshing China white tea with a hint of fresh peach

White Peony - More body than most and a sweet fresh earthiness to it; a great introduction to white tea

Lover’s Cup - China white tea, cranberry, safflower, rosebuds, cherry & cranberry flavoring

Lemon Cream…blend of white & green teas with jasmine, orange peel, lemongrass, yogurt & lemon bits.

Green Teas
The beverage of choice in Asia for centuries, green tea has gained popularity in the western
world for its uplifting effects and health benefits

Lung Ching (Dragon's Well) - A mellow, slightly sweet tasting green tea with a subtle chestnut flavor; a true example of a traditional green tea and the most popular tea in China

Pinhead Gunpowder - The highest grade of green tea, called pinhead because it is rolled into small pellets.  Also known as “Pearl Tea” in China

Genmaicha - In English this means “rice tea” as hulled rice kernels and popped corn are mixed with Bancha (medium grade Sencha)

Green Tea Garden* - China green tea with a light touch of Koradji cinnamon, hibiscus, orange and lemon peels; perfect for the green tea novice

Serene Green - A calming blend of China green tea, chamomile, lemongrass, and peppermint

Bamboo Sprouts - Green tea with the light fresh flavor of pineapple and honey

Almond Cookies - A taste of almond and coconut makes this Japanese Sencha a healthy choice

Jasmine Green - A truly refreshing tea that is very aromatic and slightly floral; a fine tea for rainy days

Black Teas
Fully fermented and highest in caffeine, black teas are usually rich, hearty, and full-bodied

Assam (Majulighur) - An excellent morning tea, this Assam brews a sturdy cup with a smooth, malty flavor

Darjeeling  (Margaret’s Hope) -  Often called the “Champagne of Teas”, this first flush, delicately flavored tea is grown in the Darjeeling region of northeast India

Lapsang Souchong - Smoked over pinewood embers, this rich tea has a distinct, assertively smoky flavor

Keemun Grand - Often called the “Burgundy of Teas”, it is the most celebrated China black tea; notes reminiscent of wine, orchids, and chocolate, lower in caffeine than average black teas

Ceylon - Medium bodied black tea from Ceylon (Sri Lanka)’s most famous tea Kenilworth Estate

Golden Yunnan - Full bodied China black tea which produces a golden cup with floral overtones

Black Tea Blends

English Afternoon - Milder than most breakfast teas, this elegant blend of Ceylon teas offers a traditional mellow flavor

Irish Breakfast - This robust blend is favored by the Irish for its pungent amber brew

Yorkshire Gold - This very rich, full bodied tea is blended in the Yorkshire Dales

Earl Grey - Flavored with oil of the bergamot fruit and hints of vanilla, this smooth, de la Crème aromatic brew is a new twist on an old classic

Classic Chai - Rich imperial spices like ginger, clove, cardamom, anise, coriander and black pepper are combined with India tea leaves to create a flavorful cup

French Vanilla Essence - Blended with subtle vanilla flavor; one of our most popular brews

Monks Blend - Black tea with  natural cherry and vanilla flavors

Sunflowers - Assam tea flavored with mango, pineapple, and sunflower, rose, marigold, and cornflower blossoms

Apricot - Black teas blended with a refreshing apricot flavor

Orange & Spice - This rich blend is flavored with tangy orange and zesty cinnamon

Ginger Peach - Sweet peach seasoned with a touch of ginger makes this blend a house favorite

Chocolate Cream - Black tea with cocoa kernels and chocolate bits (contains milk products)

Chocolate Strawberry -  Black tea with coconut & bits of cocoa, strawberry, yogurt & vanilla

Eye of the Tiger - A blend of black teas and rooibos with a chocolate, almond taste

Blackberry* - A smooth black tea with blackberry leaves and flavoring

Coconut* - A rich blend of black teas with coconut flavoring

Mango Tango - Refreshing black tea with mango bits and lemon peel

Spiced Caramel  - Black tea with apple cinnamon taste and creamy caramel bits

Oolongs
Also known as partially or semi-fermented tea, oolongs have qualities of both green and black
teas.  Most come from China and Taiwan, where the finest varieties are still handmade

Ti Quan Yin - The most revered of Chinese Oolongs, the hand rolled leaves unfold to produce a pale amber brew with a delicate orchid-like flavor

Fancy Formosa - The finest of Oolongs, the darker, iron-colored leaves of this tea infuse a smooth, fruity-sweet flavor, which is highly aromatic

Tung Ting - This classic tea is sweet, silky, and floral, producing a lighter cup 

Pu-Ehr - This Yunnan tea is praised for its medicinal properties with current studies indicating effectiveness in lowering cholesterol and reducing body weight.  The sweet earthy flavor, rich hardiness, and faint nutty notes are appealing to many coffee drinkers, yet is low in caffeine.Pu-Ehr can be steeped up to 30 minutes without becoming bitter.

Mate
Fermented or roasted herb from South America that contains a
higher concentration of caffeine and has a toasty flavor.

Caramel Mate - Roasted mate & rooibos, caramel bits, chicory root & marigold petals
               

Herbal Infusions
Infusions or Tisanes are beverages brewed from herbs, spices, fruit, and flowers.
Because they contain no tea, they are naturally decaffeinated

Chamomile & Fruit* -A soothing blend of chamomile, sweet orange, lemon peel, and tart
 rosehips

Mint Fields*  - This herbal blend combines refreshing spearmint and peppermint from the Pacific Northwest with the crisp flavor of lemon balm

Vanilla Lemongrass - A refreshing herbal infusion of apple, orange, and vanilla bits, lemongrass, vervain and rooibos

Hibiscus* - Wonderfully tart and fruity with notes of citrus and pomegranate; has a deep scarlet infusion and is delicious hot or iced

Blueberry - Tangy infusion of dried blueberries and complimentary fruits

Strawberry Kiwi - Fruity infusion of dried strawberries and complimentary fruit; perfect selection for children

Tulsi Pure (Holy Basil) -Bblend of three varieties of tulsi to create a minty and buttery taste

After Seven - Rooibos with brittle bits, chocolate nut bits and peppermint leaves

Red Teas (Rooibos)
Made from the South African “red bush”, Rooibos (ROY-boss) is a caffeine-free herbal beverage rich in essential minerals

Good Hope Vanilla - Rooibos blended here with vanilla beans and a hint of cream; is indigenous to the Cape Region of South Africa, often called “The Cape of Good Hope”

Chocolate Chai - Rooibos combined with cocoa bits and exotic Indian spices

Cappuccino Cream - The rich flavor of cappuccino with the benefits of red tea; an excellent choice for the coffee lover

Green Rooibos Oasis - Offering a fresh light taste, rooibos, in its green form, is flavored with orange, strawberry, peach, sunflowers, and cornflowers

Nut Crunch - Blend of rooibos and honeybush flavored with candied almonds

Honeybush* - Caffeine-free herb similar in taste to rooibos, but with a more honey-like flavor; native to South Africa

* Certified Organic

 

 

 

 

 

 

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