What is the shelf life of your teas?
Our teas are best consumed within two years when stored properly in a cool, dry place, away from light and strong odors.
How do I brew the perfect cup of tea?
Each of our teas comes with specific brewing instructions in an expandable field labeled "Preparation" right under the product description on its individual page. In general, different types of teas require different water temperatures and steeping times.
- Black tea: Water temperature of 90-100°C (194-212°F) and steeping time of 3-5 minutes.
- Green tea: Water temperature of 70-85°C (158-185°F) and steeping time of 2-3 minutes.
- White tea: Water temperature of 70-80°C (158-176°F) and steeping time of 2-5 minutes.
- Oolong tea: Water temperature of 80-90°C (176-194°F) and steeping time of 3-5 minutes.
- Herbal tea: Water temperature of 90-100°C (194-212°F) and steeping time of 5-7 minutes.
How do I store your teas?
To keep your tea fresh, store it in a cool, dry place away from light, heat, and moisture. Our packaging is designed to keep your tea fresh for as long as possible. For more information on how to properly store your teas, check our tea storage guide.
Can I re-steep the tea leaves?
Many of our teas, especially the whole leaf varieties, can be steeped multiple times. The flavor profile may change with each subsequent steep.
What is the difference between green, black, and oolong tea?
All these teas come from the same plant, Camellia sinensis. The difference lies in the way they are processed after harvesting. Green tea is not oxidized, black tea is fully oxidized, and oolong tea is partially oxidized.
Do you offer samples of your teas?
Yes, we do offer samples for most of our teas. You can find them listed on our sample pack page.
What is the caffeine content in your teas?
The caffeine content varies depending on the type of tea. Generally, black tea has the most, followed by oolong, green, and white teas. Our herbal teas are caffeine-free.
Can I use your teas for iced tea?
Absolutely! Most of our teas can be enjoyed hot or iced. We also have specific recommendations for teas that taste particularly great iced.