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June 4, 2011

Sencha + Citrus. Kelpy and green notes of sencha blended with yuzu to impart sweet and spicy, dry, fruity, clean and juicy acid.

One can resist the invasion of an army, but one cannot resist the invasion of ideas.

– Victor Hugo

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June 2, 2011

The leaves of BaoZhong are bruised by being tossed in a bamboo basket or rolled with a large tarp. This process allows for the leaves to oxidize for a short period of time before being twisted and dried.

Always do what you are afraid to do.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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June 1, 2011

Insects bite the ends of the Bai Hao leaf, allowing oxidation to occur before the leaves are plucked. This process accounts for Bai Hao's unique range of color and taste.

 

I don’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas.  I’m frightened of the old ones.

– John Cage

 

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May 31, 2011

Looking to replace coffee or that energy drink, our Sweet Yerba Mate is your answer. Feel energized and get in the zone with this South American delight.

Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.

– Seneca

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May 30, 2011

Often the forgotten tea category, pu-erhs are the richest in taste and fullest in body. Our Maiden's Ecstacy is a great way to enter the wonderful world of pu-erhs.

Success should be measured by the yardstick of happiness; by your ability to remain in peaceful harmony with cosmic laws.

– Paramahansa Yogananda

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May 28, 2011

Chinese green tea, rolled into pearls and naturally scented with jasmine flowers. Infuse and watch this tea expand in your cup.

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music he hears, however measured or far away.

– Henry David Thoreau

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May 27, 2011

Ryokucha remixes the classic "brown rice" green tea, adding matcha powder to the already powerful Japanese sencha.

Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

– Harold Whitman

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May 26, 2011

Earl Grey, a classic way to start your day.

Tea. Earl Grey. Hot. And whoever this ‘Earl Grey’ fellow is, I’d like to have a word with him…

– Jean-Luc Picard: Star Trek, The Next Generation

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May 25, 2011

Also referred to as Bai Hao Yinzhen, Silver Needle is one of the most traditional and most expensive teas today. We've added sweet Osmanthus flowers to give this a signature Samovar taste.

Tea tempers the spirit and harmonizes the mind; dispels lassitude and relieves fatigue, awakens thought and prevents drowsiness.

-Lu Yu: The Classic of Tea

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May 24, 2011

A scoop of matcha powder, add hot water, and whisk away. A frothy, energizing tea enjoyed in traditional Japanese culture.

It is better to travel hopefully than to arrive disenchanted.

– Japanese Proverb

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May 23, 2011

A rooibos, chai blend that's been Dalai Lama approved. Be enlightened, drink Ocean of Wisdom.

Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.

– Dalai Lama XIV

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May 22, 2011

The earthy notes of Pu-erh combined with the sweet, spicy kick of orange and ginger, brew our Blood Orange for less than 5 seconds and experience the awakening energies of this blended treat.

Do you value life? Then waste not time, for that is the stuff of which life is made.

– Benjamin Franklin

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May 21, 2011

Royal Garland: An oolong that has similar taste characteristics to that of the white tea varietal, especially Bai Mu Dan

As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world as in being able to remake ourselves.

– Ghandi

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May 20, 2011

Golden Phoenix is a tea not to be forgotten. The sweet honey and stonefruit notes will linger far after you take your first sip.

I’ve been to Hollywood, I’ve been to Redwood, I crossed the ocean for a heart of gold.

– Neil Young

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May 19, 2011

Houjicha is the one Japanese green tea that can be easily appreciated by the coffee enthusiast because of its full roasted aroma and taste.

The linchpin is an individual who can walk into chaos and create order, someone who can invent, connect, create, and make things happen.

– Seth Godin: Linchpin

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May 18, 2011

Rooibos - An herbal treat from our South African friends, rich in anti-oxidants and caffeine free!

Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.

– Leonardo da Vinci