Assam is a black tea named after its region of production, Assam, India. It's grown at or near sea level. The tropical climate of the region contributes to the tea's malty flavor. This particular Assam is hand-processed to create very unique flavors and aromas. It has a rich, full-bodied amber color and a malty flavor with subtle notes of honey and a smooth finish. This is a great breakfast tea or energy tea to kickstart your day.
Packed full of antioxidants and Vitamin B1, Assam helps to enhance blood circulation and the immune system. It also increases energy.
Genmaicha is one of Japan's most well-known green teas. It means "brown rice tea" and was originally created as peasant's tea - brown rice was mixed with then expensive green tea to make tea more accessible to the common man. This Genmaicha is made with premium green tea and 100% Japanese-grown sweet mochi rice. It has a rich, nutty-sweet profile and grassy, savory and roasted flavors. Genmaicha pairs well with a large variety of main dishes as well as dessert and breakfast bread.
Genmaicha is rich in polyphenols such as catechins and other antioxidants. It helps to reduce the risk of cancer and cardiovascular diseases, and lower blood pressure. It also boosts the immune system and increases energy.
Golden Monkey Black
2016 is the year of the monkey. So we picked this special tea in celebration of Lunar New Year, which falls on 2/8 this year. Golden Monkey is a fully oxidized black tea that's grown at high altitudes. Due to the rarity of the tea, in ancient times, the Taipans claimed that this tea provided them with agility and sexual powers. The tips of the tea leaves are bright and golden, and brew into a smooth, deep red and orange infusion. This tea has a complex earthy flavor and a subtle sweet finish.
Black tea helps to increase energy and alertness. The antioxidants in black tea help to protect cell damage, prevent cancer, and lower risks of conditions such as diabetes, heart attacks, high cholesterol, etc.
Hibiscus Orange Nectar
This South African rooibos blend has a naturally sweet creamy taste with aroma reminiscent of orange creamsicles. It brews into a dark red liquor but contains no coloring, additives, or preservatives. It's great served by itself, served with a bit of sweetener, or made into iced tea or cocktails.
Rooibos is full of antioxidants and healthy minerals such as calcium, potassium, magnesium, iron, zinc, copper, and fluoride, making it a great restorative tea.
Jasmine pearls are green tea leaves scented with fresh jasmine blossoms. The green tea leaves are handrolled into pearls that slowly unfold with rich and floral aroma as the tea's being steeped. This tea is medium-bodied with a smooth floral finish.
Green tea has high levels of antioxidants, which destroy harmful agents that cause diseases and compromise the immune system. It helps to lower cholesterol, improve blood flow, and reduce a range of heart issues. The scent of jasmine promotes a sense of calm.