Pu erh tea and brewed cup of tea.

How to Brew Pu-Erh Tea

Pu-erh tea is increasing in popularity because of its distinctive flavor and health benefits.  Brewing this tea is slightly different from brewing loose tea generally, … Read more

A cup of tea and loose tea leaves.

Tea Guides

How to Brew Loose Leaf Tea

When brewing tea, there are a few simple techniques that will make the difference between making a good cup and a great one. This guide … Read more

Pu erh tea bricks and a cup of tea.

Tea Types

Pu-Erh Tea

Pu-erh is a large leaf variety of tea (Camilla Sinensis) from China’s Yunnan province. Pu-erh tea is thought to have many health benefits, including lowering … Read more

Cold brew matcha being poured from a bottle into a glass with ice.

Tea Guides

Cold Brew Matcha Tea

Cold brew matcha is one of those drinks that I really enjoy on a hot summer’s day. It’s a quick and convenient way to make … Read more

Silver needle white tea leaves.

Tea Types

White tea

The white tea plant comes from the same shrub as black, green, and oolong teas, Camellia sinensis.  White tea undergoes minimal processing compared to other varieties … Read more

Oolong tea leaves.

Tea Types

Oolong tea (Wu long)

Oolong tea, also called wu-long tea, originated in the Fukien province of China. It is a medium-bodied fruity-tasting tea that has similarities to black and … Read more

Spoon with dry green tea leaves, and a cup of green tea.

Tea Types

Green Tea

Green tea, the beverage of choice in Asia for many centuries, has recently gained popularity in the western world. Its subtle, complex flavor, as well … Read more

Black tea in a spoon.

Tea Types

Black Tea

Black tea is the most popular tea in the Western world. It can be served hot or over ice, with or without milk. This popular … Read more