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CHINA

 
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Keemun Hao Ya

#1011 Superfine
#1013 Standard A
#1014 Standard B
Produced in very limited quantities. Keemun's distinctive, unique aroma may be enjoyed in a first grade tea, but for the quality of plucking and workmanship, Hao Ya Keemuns are hard to beat.

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Fuliang Tippy Black

#1012 Fancy

#1017

Near Yi-xing, the area known for purple clay teapots, this Black is refined and elegant.

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Keemun Maofeng

#1019 Superfine
#1016 Fancy
#1015
Mellow flavor with a hint of sweetness. Curled, slender, twisted leaves showing gold tips. Many know of Keemun's identification with Anhui, but fewer are familiar with Keemun as a Maofeng.

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Gold Silk

#1018
Prominent gold tips and fine leaves give this tea its name.

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Dan Cong (Single Trunk)

#1036

These teas from trees are renowned for their roasted-grain aroma and lingering fruity finish reminiscent of longan; now available as a black tea.

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Shangri-La Black

#1041

Extraordinary aroma that yields remarkable flavor.

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Black from Ancient Wild Trees

#1042
Prominent plum flavor; single plucking in the spring. By preorder only.

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Gold Tribute

#1043 Super
#1045
#1046
Single plucking from Wuyi; ~80,000 buds to make 1 kg. Plentiful tender buds and budsets yield an aromatic cup with a long, caramel finish and lingering dried-fruit notes.

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Golden Spiral

#1048

Attractive golden tips in the spirals; long toffee, burnt-sugar finish.

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Golden Buds

#1050

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Yunnan Gold Thread

#1052
From a Yunnan region associated with the historic Ancient Tea Horse Road (Southern Silk Road).

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Yunnan Gold Tip

#1053 Rare (limited quantities)
#1054 Special
Abundant gold tips; a good addition to upgrade your Yunnan Black selection.

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Yunnan Gold Sprouting

#1055

From Yunnan's large leafed cultivar.

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Yunnan FOP

#1056 Special
#1056A Special, Organic
#1057 Standard
Brisk, fine-leaf tea with golden tips; full aroma. Yunnan Black Teas are known for their soft, round flavor.

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Golden Gunpowder

#1059

Familiar Gunpowder shape with gold showing in the spiral shapes. The tea brews a deep russet color with substantial body. It has a long finish with the aromatic bite of a weighty black. Intense, full.

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Golden Monkey

#1062 Extra Fancy
#1063 Fancy
#1064 Standard
Once little known, this Black tea has become increasingly popular, and rightly so: showy golden tips lend great visual appeal, and fine, slightly curled leaves yield a sweet aroma and a warming, sweet finish.

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Panyang Congou

#1066
A venerable Fujian Black with distinct sweet notes at the finish that taste of dried fruit, especially dried longan.

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Sichuan Congou

#1071

A little known Black from Sichuan; lots of flavor that can compete with a Yunnan or Keemun.

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Plum Black (Meizhan), Gold Fancy

#1073
From a cultivar traditionally made into oolong, this new version from Wuyi displays prominent plum notes.

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Golden Sprouting Buds

#1081
Large, robust coppery-gold buds.

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Keemun Congou

#1111 First Grade
#1112A Second Grade, Organic
#1113 Standard
Famous for its superb flavor and aroma; attractive leaf, fine and twisted. Complex, distinctive fragrance. Higher grades have uniform, slender leaves with more pronounced Keemun flavor. Good addition to an English Breakfast.

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China OP

#1125 Keemun region
#1131
#1131A Organic
#1133
Classic Orange Pekoe with a soft finish, suitable for blending or as is; good for iced tea. Slender, rolled and twisted leaves.

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China BOP

#1204
Broken Orange Pekoe; the small cut lends itself to blends and iced tea.

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Tong Mu Lapsang Souchong Wuyi Rock Tea

#1820
Lapsang Souchong may be an acquired taste, but this gold-tipped fine leafed tea is a more unusual find. The smokiness is softer and gentler here too.

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Lapsang Souchong

#1821 Small Leaf
#1821A Small Leaf, Organic
#1822
#1822A Organic
#1824 Large Leaf
From the mountains of northern Fujian, leaves are processed over pine fires to develop their smokiness.

TAIWAN

 
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Organic Honey Black

#1038A
From Taiwan's broad leafed cultivar; cup has inviting caramel notes.

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Ruby Black

#1039
Introduced into Taiwan's domestic tea market around 2003, from a hybrid of Taiwan's native wild mountain tea and Assam. Honey notes and a hint of cinnamon.

SOUTH ASIA

 
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Ceylon Lumbini FBOPF, Extra Special

#1316
From the Balangoda planting district, this Ceylon Black has plentiful silver tips. Situated near the Sinharaja Forest Reserve, the tea gardens are protected from the strong winds of southwest monsoons. This tea makes a delectable cup, with a delicious beginning and a satisfying finish. There is a delicate sweet caramel note beautifully balanced with fine aroma.

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Ceylon Fancy Silver Tip

#1317
Flowery Orange Pekoe. Very fine and wiry silver tips stand out against the dark OP.

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Ceylon Orange Pekoe

#1341 OP1
#1345 OPA

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Ceylon Super Pekoe

#1369
Large pekoe leaf; thick body.

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Ceylon Broken Orange Pekoe

#1373
Fine leaf; brisk; good with a spritz of lemon or for milk tea.

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Decaf Ceylon Orange Pekoe

#1713
Decaffeination by CO2 process.

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Assam

#1431 STGFOP1
#1435 STGFOP
#1436A FTGFOP1 Organic
#1438 TGFOP1
#1445 GFBOP
Has gold tips and makes a deep red brew. May be used for Irish Breakfast.

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Organic Dooars FTGFOP1

#1453A
From India; deep flavor and full bodied.

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First Flush Darjeeling

#1501 Goomtee SFTGFOP1
#1502 Castleton SFTGFOP1
#1504 Margaret's Hope FTGFOP1
#1506 Selimbong FTGFOP1
#1507 Seeyok SFTGFOP1
#1510A Singell FTGFOP1 Organic
#1548A Selim Hill FTGFOP1 Organic
Please inquire about estate teas each season.

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Second Flush Darjeeling

#1604 Margaret's Hope SFTGFOP1
#1607A Seeyok FTGFOP1 Organic
#1659A Selimbong FTGFOP1 Organic
#1675 FTGFOP1
#1686 TGFOP
Please inquire about estate teas each season.

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Decaf Darjeeling FTGFOP

#1733
Decaffeination by CO2 process.

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Organic Himalayan Tippy Black (Nepal)

#1580A
#1581A
#1582A
#1670A

If Origin is not foremost for this type of tea, these teas come from gardens just kilometers away from Darjeeling, with the same flavor profile and  are excellent values. Pricing reflects the time of plucking.

BLENDS

 
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Russian Caravan

#1818

A touch of Lapsang Souchong adds heft to this blend, enhanced by Silver Needles.

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Irish Breakfast

#1104
#1104A Organic
A blend of Assam and other Indian Black teas yield a deep amber, robust cup.

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English Breakfast

#1105
#1105A Organic
A blend of Keemun, China OP, and Ceylon Black.

ORGANIC

 
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Organic Honey Black (Taiwan)

#1038A
From Taiwan's broad leafed cultivar; cup has inviting caramel notes.

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Organic Golden Buds

#1050A
Prize-winning budset tea from Yunnan; soft toffee notes.

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Organic Yunnan FOP, Special Grade

#1056A
​Brisk, fine-leaf tea with golden tips; full aroma. Yunnan Black Teas are known for their soft, round flavor.

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Organic Keemun Congou

#1112A
​Famous for its superb flavor and aroma; best of the congou teas, attractive leaf, fine and twisted. Complex, distinctive fragrance.

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Organic China Orange Pekoe

#1131A
Dark, more robust leaves. Good for iced tea.

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Organic Lapsang Souchong

#1822A
From the mountains of northern Fujian, leaves are processed over pine fires so they may absorb the smoky flavor. Medium leaf.

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Organic Irish Breakfast

#1104A
​A blend of Assam and other Indian Black teas yield a deep amber, robust cup.

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Organic English Breakfast

#1105A
A blend of Keemun Black, China OP, and Ceylon OP.

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Organic Assam FTGFOP1

#1436A
​Suitable for Irish Breakfast.

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Organic Dooars FTGFOP1 (India)

#1453A
​Deep flavor and full bodied.

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Organic Darjeeling

#1510A Singell, First Flush FTGFOP1
#1548A Selim Hill, First Flush FTGFOP1
#1607A Seeyok, Second Flush FTGFOP1
#1659A Selimbong, Second Flush FTGFOP1
Please inquire about estate teas each season.

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Organic Himalayan Tippy Black

#1580A
#1581A
#1582A
#1670A
If Origin is not foremost for this type of tea, these teas come from gardens just kilometers away from Darjeeling, with the same flavor profile and  are excellent values. Pricing reflects the time of plucking.

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Organic Strawberry Orange Black Tea

#1871A
​Tea, fruit, flowers are organically cultivated; contains strawberry, orange, and marigold.

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Organic Lemon Black Tea

#1873A
​Tea, fruit, flowers are organically cultivated; contains lemon peel and lemongrass.

FLAVORED

 
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Earl Grey

#1810 Fancy (orange peel and blue cornflower)
#1811 Standard
​Black congou scented with oil of bergamot; slender leaf, medium body.

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Rose Congou

#1832
Black Congou scented with red rose petals.

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Lichee Congou

#1835
​Offers a welcoming sweet note. Wonderful flavor, hot or iced.

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Mango Indica Black Tea

#1850
​Bright golden bits of fruit make an attractive contrast to the darker black leaves. The tea offers the sweet tropical fragrance and taste of luscious, ripe mango.

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Blackcurrant Black Tea

#1851
​A favorite among fruit teas because of its gentle, welcoming flavor and smooth finish.

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Ripe Raspberry Black Tea

#1852
​Bits of plump red raspberry and red flower petals add visual flair.

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Apricot Black Tea

#1854
​Bits of dried apricot are mixed with the tea leaves, producing the sweet familiar flavor.

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Blood Orange Black Tea

#1855
A delightful change from standard citrus teas; makes a deliciously different iced tea. Blood orange-hued petals give the tea a dramatic, eye-catching appearance look.

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Gingersnap Black Tea

#1856
​Warm, aromatic ginger with rose and cornflower petals and a subtle peachy note.

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Peach Black Tea

#1857
​The delicate peach flavor is brightened by the cheery yellow of sunflowers.

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Passionfruit Black Tea

#1858
​Accented with orange bits and sunflowers. Round and full flavor with a sweet aroma.

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Amaretto Black Tea

#1861

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Vanilla Black Tea

#1862

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Pumpkin Spice Black Tea

#1863

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Winter Walnut Black Tea

#1864

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Chai

#1865
​Blended in Germany: a traditional cup that can stand up to milk, with cardamom, ginger, orange peel, pink peppercorns, cassia, and vanilla.

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Organic Strawberry Orange Black Tea

#1871A
​Tea, fruit, flowers are organically cultivated; contains strawberry, orange, and marigold.

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Organic Lemon Black Tea

#1873A
Tea, fruit, flowers are organically cultivated; contains lemon peel and lemongrass.