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OUR TEA LIST

GREEN TEA

(AT A GLANCE)

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1 Shi Feng Long Jing (Shi Feng Dragon Well)! !
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2 Organic Ming Qian An Ji Bai Cha !
3 Organic Yu Qian An Ji Bai Cha!!
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91 Gu Zhu Zi Sun (Purple Bamboo Shoot) !
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4 Organic Da Fo Long Jing (Big Buddha Dragon Well)$5.30 !!
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5 Organic Misty New Top ! !
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6 Organic Taishan Fo Mei (Buddha’s Eyebrow)!!
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92 Imperial Bi Luo Chun ! ! !
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7 Organic Gunpowder ! !
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8 Organic Tai Ping Hou Kui ! !
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10 Organic Imperial Huang Shan Mao Feng !
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12 Organic Yin Gou Mei (Silver Fish Hook Eyebrow) ! $3.85!!
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13 Organic Meng Ding Gan Lu (Sweet Dew)!
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15 Organic Meng Ding Cui Zhu (Green Bamboo) !
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16 Organic Meng Ding Mao Feng !
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94 Imperial Xin Yang Mao Jian !
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95 Premium Xin Yang Mao Jian ! !
18 Organic Sencha! ! ! !
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19 Genmaicha!
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YELLOW TEA
96 Imperial Jun Shan Yin Zhen
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20 Organic Meng Ding Huang Ya (Yellow Buds) !
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97 Organic Mo Gan Huang Ya (Mo Gan Yellow Buds) $6.85 !!
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WHITE TEA
21 Organic Silver Needle !
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22 Organic Bai Mu Dan (Preferred White Peony)!
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23 Organic Shou Mei !
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SCENTED TEA

24 Snow Drop Jasmine ! ! ! ! $4.90 !! ! ! $9.30 25 Silver
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25 Silver Dragon Jasmine Pearls ! !
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26 Jasmine Pearls!
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DISPLAY TEA
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Love at First Sight Ball!!
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Fairy’s Basket Ball!
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Lily Osmanthus Ball! !
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31 Jasmine Fountain Ball ! !
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OOLONG TEA

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33 Bai Ji Guan (White Rooster Crest) Light Roast! $12.85 34 Da Hong Pao (Big
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Bai Ji Guan (White Rooster Crest) Light Roast!
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Da Hong Pao (Big Red Robe)!
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Da Hong Pao (Big Red Robe) Light Roast! !
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Shui Jin Gui (Golden Water Turtle) ! !
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Shui Jin Gui (Golden Water Turtle) Light Roast !
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Tie Luo Han (Iron Arhat) Light Roast!!
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Imperial Rou Gui Light Roast! !
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Imperial MeiZhan Light Roast!!
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Premium MeiZhan Light Roast !
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Lao Cong (Old Bush) Shui Xian!
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Premium Shui Xian (Narcissus) Light Roast !
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Organic Eight Immortals Light Roast!
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Organic Imperial Qi Zhong Lapsang!!
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Xing Ren Xiang (Almond Blossom) !!
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48 Jin Jiang Mi Lan Xiang
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Ye Fang (Wild Bush)!
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OOLONG TEA

51 Huang Zhi Xiang (Yellow Sprig)! ! ! $3.85!! ! ! $7.30 52 Organic Silk
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Organic Silk Tie Guan Yin !
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Organic Li Li Xiang!
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Qilaishan Long Wu (Dragon’s Fog) ! !
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Alishan Tong Fang Mei Ren (Oriental Beauty) !
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Alishan Gao Shan Cha (High Mountain)!
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BLACK TEA
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Organic Imperial Lapsang Souchong Light Smoke !$4.90 !!
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Organic Lapsang Souchong Strong Smoke !!
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Organic Spring Dawn Keemun!
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Organic Breakfast Keemun ! ! !
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Organic Premium Dian Hong!!
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Organic Chinese Breakfast !
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PUER TEA
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70 Preferred Puer !
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71 Home Store Puer!!
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72 Big Leaf Puer !
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73 Little Tuocha!
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74 Little Rose Tuocha !
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75 Run Ling Black Cake ! !
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76 Ma Guo Tou Green Cake !
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77 Golden Melon Green !
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SPECIAL BLENDED TEA

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80 Osmanthus Long Jing! !
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81 Rose Oolong!
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83 Wild Chrysanthemum Puer !
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85 Moroccan Mint !
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CHINESE HERBAL TEA
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86 Seven Cups Eight Treasures!
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87 Osmanthus Flowers!
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88 Wild Chrysanthemum Buds!
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89 Rose Buds!!
90 Bitter Tea! !
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WAGASHI AND CONFECTIONARIES
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*Tips are greatly appreciated. 18% gratuity will be added for groups of six or more.

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OUR TEA LIST

(FULL DESCRIPTIONS)

GREEN TEA

Green tea is an unoxidized tea originating in China and has the longest history of any tea. It has been praised for centuries for its healing and soothing properties. In general, there are four types of green tea based on how the tea master stops the oxidation process. The traditional way is hand frying tea buds and young fresh leaves picked during early spring in a large wok. These teas are considered the best quality and contain the highest nutrition (i.e. Shi Feng Long Jing, Sweet Dew). The most popular way to process green tea is by baking (ie. Misty New Top, Silverfish Hook, Gunpowder) which allows for a larger quantity of tea. The third way is by steaming (i.e. Sencha). The fourth way is drying by sunshine. This tea is mostly consumed by locals and is rarely on the market. If you would like to try this flavor we recommend drinking young green puer cakes. While green tea is produced in over eighteen Chinese provinces, there are a few famous green tea areas from which we have selected our fine green teas. Since there are many types of green tea, take time to find the best aroma and flavor based on your personal preference.

Zhejiang Province

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1 Shi Feng Long Jing (Shi Feng Dragon Well)! !
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The most famous green tea in China is Long Jing (Dragon Well) which grows in the hills around the West Lake area of Hangzhou. In fact, Long Jing has over a hundred year history as a Tribute Tea and was previously only served to emperors and high officials. While Long Jing is very popular, Shi Feng Long Jing is considered the highest quality and is from the original home of Long Jing, Shi Feng. It requires great skill to hand fry the tea buds and fresh leaves to create Long Jing’s unique flat shape. At Seven Cups, we are privileged to be the first foreign company to offer Shi Feng Long Jing directly from famous tea master Weng Shang Yi. For over sixty years, he has been only making this hand made Tribute Tea. We hope that you will enjoy the full-bodied flavor of this remarkable tea. Appreciate the light yellow green tea color and unique fresh fragrance that gently develops over many infusions. A truly remarkable tea!

2 Organic Ming Qian An Ji Bai Cha !

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An Ji Bai Cha has become the most sought after green tea today due to its limited production and its history with famous Song Dynasty emperor, Song Hui Zhong. As a great artist and passionate tea lover, he wrote a book about tea and devoted a whole chapter to Bai Cha, but did not mention the source. Lu Yu, the famous tea sage during the Tang Dynasty, described the An Ji area as a treasure of tea, but did not mention the tea. It took 900 years for tea scholars and tea masters to put the two together and discover an ancient Bai Cha bush. It has taken since 1980 to propagate enough bushes to have a commercial crop. Take time to appreciate the clean, green tea liquor and high fragrance. The skinny, flat tea buds and leaves are rich in amino acids creating a mild and slightly sweet flavor that gives you an overall calming feeling. Note: “Ming Qian” refers to the first tea picking before the Qing Ming festival (April 5th).

3 Organic Yu Qian An Ji Bai Cha!!

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Like our Ming Qian An Ji Bai Cha, this certified organic tea is rich is amino acids with a clean flavor. Since it is picked later in the season, it has a stronger flavor and greener color than our Ming Qian An Ji Bai Cha. This is a very

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popular tea for those who want to appreciate the health benefits of green tea but with a mild, gentle flavor. Note: “Yu Qian” refers to the second tea picking before the Gu Yu festival (April 20th).

91 Gu Zhu Zi Sun (Purple Bamboo Shoot) !

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Lu Yu, the famous tea master, was instrumental is promoting tea and tea culture during the Tang Dynasty (619-907AD). In addition to writing the first book about tea, he built the first Tribute Tea factory for the emperor in Gu Zhu Mountain in Zhejiang Province in 846 AD. It was his belief that Gu Zhu Zi Sun was the very best tea, and became a Tribute Tea for over a thousand years. Initially this tea was steamed into cakes and then ground into a powder to drink. It was not until 1368 AD that this tea was brewed using whole leaves. Our Gu Zhu Zi Sun is made from only early spring buds and fresh leaves resulting in a fresh clean flavor and lingering sweet aftertaste. Take time to notice the tea leaves floating on the water similar to elegant Chinese orchids.

4 Organic Da Fo Long Jing (Big Buddha Dragon Well)!

This certified organic tea is produced in one of the cradles of Chinese Buddhism, Xin Chang County in Eastern Zhejiang Province. It is selected before Qing Ming season with a picking of one plump bud with one or two leaves. The green, slightly yellow leaves are flat and smooth, straight and even and yield a bright green brew. Enjoy the long lasting floral aroma and mellow taste.

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This certified organic tea is our most popular everyday green tea. Since it is made from the same tea bush as Long Jing, it has a rich taste similar to fresh, cooked vegetables. The fresh young leaves create a clean jade green color and mild refreshing flavor.

6 Organic Taishan Fo Mei (Buddha’s Eyebrow)!!

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Mei (Eyebrow) style tea, named after the dried leaves shape, is traditionally the most popular everyday tea in China. Our certified organic tea grows on Tai mountain near a local Buddhist temple, hence the name Taishan Fo Mei. The local monks drink this tea daily for its robust taste and fresh aroma.

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Gunpowder is named because the round dried tea leaves resemble its namesake. The traditional strong flavor has been
popular throughout the Middle East and North Africa for centuries. You can easily appreciate the robust taste of our
certified organic tea by itself or pair it with your favorite flavorings. We especially enjoy this tea with mint or as iced
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Bi Luo Chun became very popular during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and later a Tribute Tea during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). There are many stories about how this tea was named, but the important characteristics are the deep green color (Bi), the curled dried tea shape similar to a snail (Luo). In addition, it must be harvested during the early spring (Chun), which results in its white feathery appearance. We selected two grades of Bi Luo Chun from Xi Shan (a small island within Tai Lake) because of the influence of the numerous fruit trees that grow on the island. The fruit trees provide shade for the tea bushes resulting in a mildly sweet flavor and fruity aroma. Imperial Bi Luo Chun has a gentler flavor and stronger aroma than other grades.

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Like our Imperial Bi Luo Chun, this tea grows amid numerous fruit trees. Since it is harvested later the flavor is stronger but with a milder aroma compared to grades picked earlier.

Anhui Province

aroma compared to grades picked earlier. Anhui Province 8 Organic Tai Ping Hou Kui ! !

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This famous green tea, from the town of Tai Ping, has a very unusual long and flat leaf shape created by special hand processing unique to this tea. The standard for its picking is one bud per two leaves which creates a clean, green tea color and high fragrance. Appreciate the rich flavor without bitterness, even with many infusions.

9 Organic Liu An Gua Pian !

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Originally this tea was called Gua Zi Pian or “sunflower seed” because of its resemblance to the popular tea house snack. Over the years, the name has been shortened to Gua Pian causing some to mistakenly call this tea “melon seed.” By either name, this is a special tea for its harvesting and processing techniques. The long leaves are thin and soft creating a rich flavor without bitterness. Overall, Liu An Gua Pian is a rare long leaf green tea with a clean bright green color, full soft flavor and long finish.

10 Organic Imperial Huang Shan Mao Feng !

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Our Imperial Huang Shan Mao Feng is completely hand processed using traditional techniques to craft an incomparable tea first made famous during the Qing Dynasty (300 years ago). To create this tea, one slightly opened bud and one leaf are harvested for only 5-7 days during the Qing Ming within the picturesque Yellow Mountains. This green tea has a yellow hue reminiscent of ancient ivory. Take time to enjoy the magnolia aroma and light apricot tea color. This traditional tea has a mild and slightly sweet flavor perfect for those who want a high quality green tea without a strong taste.

11 Organic Premium Huang Shan Mao Feng ! !

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Mao Feng tea is well known for its freshness relative to other green teas, and our Premium Huang Shan Mao Feng is no exception. One bud and two leaves are picked in the middle of April resulting in bigger buds and leaves that produce a fresh green color. While our Imperial Huang Shan Mao Feng has a mild flavor, this tea has a stronger flavor and is perfect for a good quality everyday green tea.

12 Organic Yin Gou Mei (Silver Fish Hook Eyebrow) ! $3.85!!

Mei Cha (Eyebrow Tea) is the most popular type of green tea in China because of its rich taste. Most Mei Cha is machine cut to create even shapes for grading but often leads to a heavy, bitter flavor. Our tea is hand picked during the early spring thus the processed tea is longer than normal and resemble fish hooks. Once brewed, notice the beautiful jade tea color, fresh aroma and robust flavor without bitterness.

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Sichuan Province 13 Organic Meng Ding Gan Lu (Sweet Dew) ! ! $6.20 !! ! !

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Meng Ding mountain in southwestern China is famous not only as the hometown of panda bears but also where tea was first cultivated at Gan Lu Si (Sweet Dew Temple). This tea was cultivated at this Taoist temple over two thousand years ago, hence the name Gan Lu (Sweet Dew). It has been a tribute tea since the Tang Dynasty. This handmade tea uses only tender tea buds picked in early spring which are then carefully curled during tea production. While the tea buds are very tiny, the unique character of the tea bush creates a bright green tea color, fresh rich flavor and highly nutritious tea, even using a small quantity of tea. Enjoy the sweet chestnut aroma and lingering sweet aftertaste.

15 Organic Meng Ding Cui Zhu (Green Bamboo) !

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This is a very popular high quality green tea due to its bamboo forest fragrance which gives you an overall refreshing feeling. This handmade tea is made entirely of tea buds picked during the early spring yielding a clean bright color and rich fresh flavor that fills your mouth.

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Like our other Meng Ding tea, this tea grows in the high mountain summits (Feng). The special hand processing technique used maintains the original shape of the tender buds and fresh young leaves. Notice the layer of white down (Mao) that is characteristic of mao feng style green tea. This creates a fresh rich flavor without the heaviness associated with common green tea.

Henan Province

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Henan Province is the area furthest north for tea cultivation. Since the climate is colder, the harvest is later than other green teas, and the leaves are smaller. In addition to small leaves, you will notice its deep dark green color and straight thin leaves. While this tea is considered one of China’s famous teas, it has a shorter history beginning during the end of the 19 th century. Our Imperial grade is harvested during the middle of April with a standard picking of 1 bud to 1 leaf creating its floral fragrance, clean bright color and lingering rich taste.

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Our Premium Xin Yang Mao Jian is for tea drinkers who enjoy a robust, rich taste with a lighter floral aroma compared to our Imperial grade. Tea makers achieve this by harvesting at the end of April with a standard picking of 1 bud to 2 leaves.

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Sencha is the most popular green tea in Japan. The main difference between Sencha and other green tea is that during production the oxidation is stopped by steaming rather than roasting or frying. This economical certified organic tea from Zhejiang Province is popular with those who enjoy both a fresh grassy aroma and mild taste.

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This tea is a blend of our Organic Sencha with roasted brown rice (genmai). Popped brown rice adds a wonderful balance of toasty aroma to the refreshing green tea resulting in a smooth, mellow flavor. The original recipe for this tea comes from Buddhist monks trying to avoid the stomach upset that can occur from drinking green tea.

YELLOW TEA

Yellow tea is legendary for its healing properties. While this cooling tea is very rich in antioxidants, there are only a few types of yellow tea made due to the complicated and tedious production process. In fact, there are only two yellow teas commonly sold on the market, Meng Ding Huang Ya and Jun Shan Yin Zhen. Unfortunately, another rare yellow tea Huo Shan Huang Ya is now only made into green tea. After complex processing, this lightly oxidized tea has a mild flavor without the grassy smell associated with green tea.

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This rare yellow tea from Sichuan province has been a tribute tea for centuries. It is only made from tea buds picked during the early spring to create a nutritious tea with a lightly sweet mild flavor. Enjoy the unique fragrance which comes from the complex processing of this tea. It is ideal for tea drinkers who like green tea for its nutrition and flavor but want to avoid the stomach upset that can occur from drinking green tea.

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This rare yellow tea from Sichuan province has been a tribute tea for centuries. It is only made from tea buds picked during the early spring to create a nutritious tea with a lightly sweet mild flavor. Enjoy the unique fragrance which comes from the complex processing of this tea. It is ideal for tea drinkers who like green tea for its nutrition and flavor but want to avoid the stomach upset that can occur from drinking green tea.

the stomach upset that can occur from drinking green tea. 97 Organic Mo Gan Huang Ya

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Mo Gan Shan is a famous mountain near Hangzhou City in Zhejiang Province. In addition to this rare tea, this area is recognized for the creation of a famous Chinese sword “Mo Xie Gan Jiang” over 2,500 years ago. Only a few older countryside tea makers know how to make this complex tea. In fact, we were fortunate to special order this traditionally made tea during our recent trip to China. This high altitude tea grows in a remote forest area and picked early in the spring. Its favor is similar to green tea, but with a gentle, light floral aroma and mild sweet taste.

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early in the spring. Its favor is similar to green tea, but with a gentle, light

WHITE TEA

Fujian Province

True white tea is made from the Da Bai Hao (Big White Hair) bush which only grows in a small area in central Fujian province. This tea is dried naturally using sunlight or low temperatures to preserve the tea polyphenols and anti-oxidants. This results in a nutritious tea with a gentle aroma and bright, mellow taste that is both subtle and sweet. This is the most mild flavored kind of tea and is very popular in China for reducing inflammation, supporting the respiratory system and overall dental health. To make white tea, the pickers pick the bud and the leaf together and then separate it into the three general grades creating the types of white tea, Silver Needle, Bai Mu Dan (White Peony), and Shou Mei.

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Our certified organic Silver Needle is the highest grade of white tea made. It is composed entirely of tea buds rich
in nutrition and are picked in spring. It has a very fresh floral aroma and slightly sweet taste. While the flavor is mild, it
has a depth that will leave you enjoying the many nuances of this fine tea. While green tea is the most popular tea in
China many of the world’s best-known tea experts consider high grade white tea to be even finer than green tea.
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Our certified organic Bai Mu Dan is a perfect balance of white tea buds and fresh leaves. The light yellow tea color
yields a sweet, slightly fruity taste. Although this tea has a stronger flavor than Silver Needle, it develops with no
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Shou Mei is often paired with rich food to cool the body. Common Shou Mei found in many restaurants are often too oxidized and overbaked resulting in dry, brown colored broken leaves. Our high grade certified organic Shou Mei is mostly green leaves with white-haired tea buds creating a fresh mildly fruity aroma. The tea liquor is golden green with an initial sharp flavor that quickly changes to a soft, rich taste.

SCENTED TEA

Scented, or flower tea, is tea that has been infused with certain flowers several times during tea production. While the flowers are removed, the wonderful aroma and delicate taste remains. There are many types of scented tea, but jasmine has become very popular due to its soothing quality.

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The full name of this famous tea is ‘Snow Drop in Emerald Pond’. When this jasmine green tea is brewed in a transparent glass, the tea buds fall to the bottom while the white jasmine petals float on the surface of the glowing green water. This vision recalls snowflakes falling into an emerald pool. Snow Drop has very limited production. This tea is produced from high-quality, early spring certified organic tea buds and the highest-quality, most delicate jasmine flower buds to create a fresh flavor and lingering aroma over several infusions. The quality of this tea allows you to fully appreciate it while using less amounts of tea and shorter infusions times.

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In the cold spring, fresh, young certified organic tea buds from the white tea bush are harvested and then hand-

rolled into tight ‘pearls’ to make this tea. The dried ‘pearls’ are then laid down with heaps of night-flowering jasmine flowers which are discarded when morning arrives. Early spring white tea buds create this refreshing tea which is sweeter and milder than other jasmine tea.

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Like our Silver Dragon Jasmine Pearl, this tea comes from certified organic white tea bushes but is processed later in the spring resulting in a stronger flavor and lingering fragrance. While enjoying the rich aroma, notice the beautiful leaves as the pearls gently unfurl. This is our most popular jasmine tea.

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This tea is also processed from the certified organic white tea bushes. While the ‘pearl’ style teas are tightly twisted tea buds with sprig to create a strong flavor, Yin Hao has gently shaped tea buds with very fresh young leaves. This processing allows the drinker to easily appreciate the mild and fresh character of the white tea bush with a pleasant jasmine fragrance.

DISPLAY TEA

To craft our ball teas, young green leaves are harvested from white tea bushes for their exceptional nutritional value. These are then hand-sewn together into a rosette of tea leaves. The balls usually have other floral treasures sewn into their core and, in some cases, the balls are intensely flavored with jasmine. It’s difficult to not marvel at the incredible workmanship which weaves these fine tea leaves into miniature works of art.

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When two lovers meet and fall in love at first sight, the Chinese believe that this is a pure kind of love. Jasmine flowers represent the pure heart. Between them the heart is warm and red represented by globe amaranth. The ball is made of Silver Needle tea buds from the Da Bai Cha bush, processed as green tea. This tea has a fresh mild taste like the love it symbolizes.

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The king of heaven has seven beautiful daughters (fairies) that in the spring drop flowers from heaven from their baskets to let people know that spring has come. This beautiful tea is in their honor. The primary ingredient in this display tea is Silver Needle from the Da Bai Cha bush processed as green tea. There is a loop of jasmine flowers with hong qiao mei flower at the top of the basket handle, with a yellow chrysanthemum in the basket. This is the most robust display tea that we carry. A short piece of stem is picked with these very large buds adding to the robustness.

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A delicate lily flower blooms inside this ball tea just before tiny osmanthus flowers slowly cascade upward like

Champagne bubbles. Osmanthus flowers add their enlivening fragrance and strong taste to this delectably smooth green tea.

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As this tea unveils itself in hot water, a broad yellow chrysanthemum flower emerges followed by the sudden eruption of a jasmine flower plume which is actually four tubular jasmine flowers sewn together end to end. While there is no jasmine fragrance imbuing this ball tea, the golden liquor yields a full-bodied flavor intensified by the large medicinal chrysanthemum bloom.

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Nestled within this ball tea is the pale crimson goodness of the globe amaranth flower and at least three jasmine- infusing aroma baths to ensure high jasmine potency. The jasmine fragrance has a notable relaxing effect at the end of a stressful day.

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OOLONG TEA

Oolong tea was first invented in Southern China by the people of Wu Yi Shan and it was named based on the shape of the dried leaves. Tea makers noted that the dried tea looked like a ‘Black Dragon’ and the name was born. It is considered the most complicated tea produced and requires great skill and experience to craft the enormous range of flavors, fragrances and liquor colors. In fact, while oolong is an oxidized tea considered to be between green and black tea, it can range in oxidation from 15%-75%. Oolong tea is grown in three regions of Southern China (Fujian, Guangdong and Taiwan) creating four distinct types: Rock Oolong, Chaozhou Dan Cong Oolong, Anxi Oolong and Taiwan Oolong.

Rock Oolong Tea-Wu Yi Mountains, Fujian Province

Rock Oolong tea is the original oolong first invented by monks in Tian Xin Temple in Wu Yi Shan. It grows in the mineral-rich soil which accumulates around the 99 individual boulders and cliffs of Wu Yi Shan and supplied by good quality water from Ji Qu Xi stream. In general, Rock Oolong has a roasted mineral favor with no bitterness and sweet aftertaste. The taste and quality of these fine teas are stable and can last over two years. Enjoy the many varieties of our organically grown Rock Oolong.

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Oolong. 33 Bai Ji Guan (White Rooster Crest) Light Roast ! Served in YiXing pot for

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The rarest of the four famous ancient rock oolong tea. Its name comes from the shape of the fresh leaves which are curled and covered with white down resembling a rooster’s crest. This tea is always lightly roasted to better appreciate the magnolia fragrance unique to this tea bush. Enjoy the light flavor with a sweet and complex aftertaste.

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Da Hong Pao is the most famous oolong tea. It is cultivated from the oldest (over 350 years) and most valuable plantation. In fact, this plantation only has 5 original bushes left which are constantly guarded. The tea color is bright red with a sweet aroma that penetrates and lingers deep within. The taste is robust without bitterness. The complex blend of its sweet, rich aftertaste gives Da Hong Pao’s its unique character.

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There are 3 types of roasting in processing rock oolong tea. Our other Da Hong Pao is considered medium roast, which is similar to the traditional taste. Recently, rock oolong drinkers have wanted to appreciate the aroma of this tea with less charcoal flavor. Baking the leaves at a lower temperature and for a shorter amount of time creates this desired flavor. Our Da Hong Pao Light Roast has a fresh flavor with a fragrance easy to enjoy. A great tea for new rock oolong tea drinkers wanting to try the famous ancient tea bush.

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One of the four famous ancient rock oolong teas. This medium roasted tea has a strong dark chocolate aroma and sweet floral aftertaste that never goes bitter. Compared to other medium roasted tea, which have a heavy concentrated taste, Shui Jin Gui gives you a clean slippery feeling that allows you to appreciate the character of this ancient bush.

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Of the four famous rock oolong teas, Shui Jin Gui and Bai Ji Guan have a mild and sweet character compared to the other rock oolongs. This Shui Jin Gui is lightly roasted to easily appreciate the floral aroma. The light pure taste has a sweet flavor without bitterness. This is a perfect tea for tea drinkers who enjoy a light flavor and rich aroma.

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This tea has the longest history of the famous four ancient rock oolong teas. Its tea bush resembles a willow tree with thick shiny leaves and large veins that create a rich complex tea. Our Tie Luo Han is lightly roasted so you can

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appreciate the robust flavor and unique floral aroma. The special character of this tea is in its complex aftertaste. If you are looking for an outstanding rich and complex rock oolong, Tie Luo Han is for you

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Imperial Rou Gui is a Zheng Yan Cha meaning it grows in the central part of the Wu Yi Mountains known for its mineral rich soil. The name comes from the Chinese herb we call cassia, which has a fragrance similar to cinnamon. This tea is lightly roasted over charcoal so you can easily appreciate the cassia aroma with a hint of orchid and honey. Enjoy the lovely fragrance over many infusions. Like other famous rock oolong tea, you will notice the mineral flavor that never goes bitter and leaves a pleasant, sweet aftertaste.

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This tea from the MeiZhan bush is famous for its unique fragrance similar to dried plums. It grows mostly on the
foothills of the Wu Yi Mountains and is popular for its rich aroma and much milder taste compared to other rock
oolong teas. Its dark amber tea color yields a roasted nut flavor with a smooth lingering aftertaste. This traditional
rock oolong is perfect for tea drinkers looking for an economical, everyday tea.
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Like our Imperial Rou Gui, this tea also grows in the central part of the Wu Yi Mountains known for its mineral rich
soil. The traditional medium roast of this tea creates a strong full-bodied flavor with a hint of dark chocolate. The
lingering aftertaste leaves a slightly sweet taste and characteristic cassia aroma. The rich flavor and many infusions
make this a great choice as an everyday rock oolong tea.
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This tea grows mostly on the foothills of the Wu Yi Mountains but is less roasted than our Imperial MeiZhan. This
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Shui Xian is a popular tea bush grown towards the edge of Wu Yi Shan. Due to its popularity, farmers cut back the bushes to allow for higher yield of tea. The Lao Cong (Old Bush) Shui Xian, which is closer to the center of Wu Yi Shan, have been allowed to grow over thirty years to create a smooth sweet tea with no bitterness. The older bushes create a slippery feeling in your throat similar to a good puer made from ancient bushes. This medium roasted tea has a dried date aroma that is milder than Premium Shui Xian.

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This tea originally came from Jian Yang not far from the Wu Yi Mountains and has been transplanted to Wu Yi Shan. Premium Shui Xian is often called Narcissus because of its wonderful floral aroma reminiscent of blooming narcissus flowers. The robust flavor fills the mouth with a lingering aftertaste. This is a great tea for new rock oolong tea drinkers due to its fragrance, rich taste and low price.

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Drinking this tea is like flying in heaven’s garden and this gives this tea the name Eight Immortals from the famous Chinese myth. This certified organic tea has a strong sweet floral fragrance that fills the room once brewed. Unlike a subtle flower essence, the character of this tea bush is a concentrated scent with a sharp heavy taste similar to Dan Cong tea. Since it grows in the mineral rich soil of Wu Yi, it has a strong taste without any bitterness. This tea is great for tea drinkers looking for a strong flavor and high aroma.

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This certified organic tea grows wild in the Lapsang Nature Reserve of the Wu Yi Mountains. Imperial QiZhong is processed and roasted in the traditional oolong way but the flavor is smoother and less dry than other rock oolong tea. Take time to appreciate the pure clean feeling and light sweet aftertaste that is unique to this tea bush.

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Dan Cong Oolong-Chaozhou, Guangdong Province

Dan Cong Oolong- Chaozhou, Guangdong Province 47 Xing Ren Xiang (Almond Blossom) !! ! Served in

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This tea comes from the special Dan Cong bush Xing Ren Xiang named so because of its fragrant almond aroma. The small tea leaves of this bush are picked during the early spring and gently processed by the tea master to ensure whole soft green-yellow leaves. This results in a rich robust taste without a heavy feeling like other Dan Cong teas. The sweet fruity aroma is reminiscent of a spring garden in bloom with a hint of vanilla. Although the fragrance and flavor of this unique tea is milder than other Dan Cong Oolongs, it can be infused many times while maintaining its rich flavor and aroma.

48 Jin Jiang Mi Lan Xiang (Gold Medal Honey Orchid)Served in Yi Xing pot for one !

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This special Dan Cong tea first received a Gold Medal in 1998 for quality and taste. It continues to be a superior example of oolong tea from Guangdong Province. Unlike common Snow Orchids, the mostly whole leaves result in a gentle aftertaste that continues to develop over many infusions. This elegant tea carries both the sweet fruity aroma and mild flavor of other Dan Cong teas, but with a smooth consistency not often seen. The high amino acids, decreased caffeine and complex flavor make this a must for tea lovers.

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This tea comes from a half bush and half tree (ban qiao mu) which creates a rich flavor even from young fresh leaves. Ban qiao mu is picked by farmers only once a year, and it is allowed to grow naturally increasing its nutrition and overall lifespan. This tea has a dark golden color with a rich heavy flavor that truly represents the tea culture of the Chaozhou people of Guangdong Province. The strong aroma and pungent flavor comes out in just one minute and can be infused many times. After brewing, take time to appreciate the young yellow leaves with red edges a sure sign of fresh leaves picked in early spring.

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Snow Orchid is the most popular Dan Cong tea due to is strong peach aroma and taste. The strong oxidation and roasting allow the special character of this tea to remain stable for at least two years. Appreciate the dry leaves that smell like the local orchids blooming in winter for which this tea is named. After brewing, the clean honey tea color will yield a robust flavor that fills the mouth and leaves a complex lingering aftertaste. The Chaozhou people, from whom this tea comes, are famous for their rich diet and frequently pair this tea with meals to improve digestion.

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This tea is made from the Huang Zhi Xiang bush that has been cultivated from the oldest Dan Cong bush (700 years old). Its special character is the light gardenia aroma. This lightly oxidized tea has a light honey yellow tea color and sweet, mellow flavor. This is a great tea for new Dan Cong oolong tea drinkers because of its high fragrance, light flavor and affordable price.

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Anxi Oolong-Fujian Province

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This certified organic tea is lightly oxidized with a wonderful floral aroma lasting over many infusions. The bright golden yellow tea color yields a light honey flavor with a complex and distinctive aftertaste. The lingering flavor fills your mouth and creates a heightened state of enjoyment or “guan yin yun.” Tie Guan Yin is the most famous tea bush in Anxi City, which lies in Fujian Province. Tie means “iron” and refers to the tightly twisted tea leaves which look small, but are heavy. Chinese legend says that the Goddess of Mercy, Guan Yin, appeared in a dream to Wei Yin, a devout Buddhist tea farmer living during the early 18th century. In the dream, Guan Yin told him to look in the cave behind the local shrine. There he found a single tea shoot, which he planted and cultivated. Since that time, the tea has been know as Tie Guan Yin.

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This excellent Anxi oolong is made entirely from 100% organic Tie Guan Yin tea bushes. The green emerald leaves are lightly roasted and crafted into their characteristic spiral shape. Once brewed, note the clear golden yellow color and sweet fruity aroma. The flavor starts with a sharp heavy feeling then gently turns sweet for an overall smooth taste that pleasantly lingers in your whole mouth. This high elevation tea is rich in amino acids, which can be infused many times. Zi Yun Shan is a perfect example of the complexity of lightly roasted Tie Guan Yin tea.

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This very popular certified organic tea is both lightly oxidized and roasted to create a fresh floral aroma. The blending of local Anxi tea bushes creates a slightly sweet flavor that can be infused many times. It is a great choice for those looking for a mild taste with a pleasant fragrance. The name of this tea comes from a famous tale passed on in the oral tradition. It tells of tea bushes growing in the high mountains favored by the people but very dangerous to pick. The local farmers decided to train monkeys to harvest the tea leaves. Of course, the monkeys were not careful pickers and would grab both new and old leaves. The result was a blend of leaves that created a tea with a special character and light flavor known today as Monkey Picked. We love the stories and myths that surround Chinese tea culture, but we assure you no monkeys were involved in making this tea.

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This certified organic tea is made from the Tie Guan Yin bush and means “each leaf is fragrant.” While this tea is lightly oxidized, it has a stronger roast than our Monkey Picked tea. This creates a golden tea liquor with a light fruity aroma and full-bodied taste. The interesting flavor and affordable price makes this a great everyday mild oolong tea.

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Taiwan Oolong

Taiwan Oolong 56 Qilaishan Long Wu (Dragon’s Fog) ! ! Served in YiXing pot for one

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Qilaishan is a high mountain region most famous for its sheer rock cliffs and more recently, high altitude tea. It is

extremely difficult to cultivate tea in this region but the environmental conditions are ideal for growing highly fragrant nutritious tea leaves. Qilaishan Long Wu (Dragon’s Fog) grows in rocky soil with little water creating a clean sweet taste. The tea color is bright green with a long lasting mild aroma. While the flavor is mild, note the lingering smooth aftertaste that points to the complexity of this unique Taiwanese oolong

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This tea comes from the Qing Xin Oolong bush that grows 1200 meters above sea level in the fog-shrouded mountains. You can feel the honey flavor gradually develop while enjoying this tea. The bright golden tea color is richer than other Taiwanese tea and will turn slightly red after longer infusions. The red color resembles a beautiful woman’s rosy cheeks thus explaining the name Oriental Beauty.

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This tea comes from the Qing Xin Oolong bush that grows 1500 meters above sea level in the fog-shrouded mountains. The clouds and high altitude create a nutritious tea rich in chlorophyll and amino acids. While the dry leaves have a sweet honey fragrance, the brewed aroma shifts to resemble light sugarcane. The tea color is a bright honey-green color. The clean flavor is robust without heaviness, and it never turns bitter. Our Alishan Gao Shan Cha is an excellent example of high quality Taiwanese Oolong tea. A treat for connoisseurs!

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This high altitude tea from the famous nature preserve in Southwestern Taiwan is famous for its scenic beauty and
high altitude tea gardens. This tea is excellent for new tea drinkers who enjoy a light flavored tea. Similar to our Jin
Xuan, this tea is lightly oxidized but with a more robust flavor. While enjoying the bright clean color and light sweet
flavor, take time to also appreciate the sweet osmanthus fragrance.
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Like Alishan Si Ji, this tea comes from a nature preserve in Southwestern Taiwan famous for its scenic beauty and high altitude tea gardens. The light oxidation creates a mild fresh flavor similar to green tea making it an excellent choice for new oolong tea drinkers. Enjoy the bright clean tea liquor and light taste. You will note a buttery essence that slowly emerges over several brews.

BLACK TEA

Black tea, sometimes known as English Breakfast tea or Red tea, is the most commonly consumed tea in the world. At Seven Cups we only sell full-leaf black tea from Yunnan, Anhui and the legendary Lapsang farm in the Wu Yi Mountains. In fact, black tea originated in the Wu Yi Mountains. These teas are finally being acknowledged in China as genuinely top quality teas in their own right. They are hand-picked and laboriously hand processed, achieving the exact amount of oxidation to produce the unique rich, robust black tea flavor and beautiful amber red color. Black tea is usually taken with milk, sugar or other flavorings (a tradition that was initiated to hide poor taste!) but we recommend enjoying our teas pure. You’ll never look at black tea the same way again.

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Wu Yi Mountain Lapsang-original home of black tea

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Bohea (Boo-he) is the world’s first black tea created by innovative tea farmers in the small village of Tongmu in Northeastern China. This certified organic tea comes directly from the original Lapsang Farm in the Wu Yi Mountains. It is made from young tea buds and fresh leaves creating a deep amber liquor, and a clean, sweet flavor known as longan, the trademark of Bohea tea.

62 Organic Imperial Lapsang Souchong Light Smoke !

This certified organic tea comes directly from the original Lapsang Farm in the Wu Yi Mountains. Unlike other black tea, this superior variety is picked earlier and is uncut avoiding the strong heavy flavor associated with black tea. The transparent amber tea color yields a complex fruity flavor with a lightly smoked taste. A perfect choice for those who want to appreciate the Lapsang character without the heavy smokey flavor.

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This smoky certified organic Lapsang Souchong is the most popular and familiar Lapsang tea. It comes directly from the original Lapsang Farm in the Wu Yi Mountains. This tea is crafted with the same traditional techniques used hundreds of years ago. Lapsang Souchong is the tea made famous by the British royal family and by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s fictitious character, Sherlock Holmes.

Keemun-famous hometown of black tea in Anhui Province

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This unique and special black tea is made entirely from certified organic tea buds picked in early spring which until recently, have been reserved for making only high quality green tea. The nutritious tiny tea buds create a rich flavored tea with a hint of sweet flower aroma. The name “Spring Dawn” alludes to the gleaming amber color and the fresh spring flavor like no other black tea. Since it is made entirely from tea buds the flavor and high fragrance remains over many infusions.

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This certified organic tea is a traditional keemun made from late spring fresh young leaves. Take time to enjoy the dark amber tea color and lightly orchid scent. The flavor is full-bodied without the heaviness associated with some black tea. The pure clean flavor of this tea is representative of good quality keemun.

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This certified organic tea from the famous hometown of black tea in Anhui Province is a very popular everyday tea. Enjoy the intense red tea color, rich strong taste and lightly fruity aroma by itself or try it blended with your favorite flavorings.

Yunnan Province

it blended with your favorite flavorings. Yunnan Province 67 Organic Premium Dian Hong !! ! !

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‘Dian’ refers to this tea being from Yunnan Province, and ‘Hong’ means black tea. A special character of Yunnan black tea is its high aroma with both floral and fruity notes. This certified organic tea is made from fresh young leaves and some golden colored tea buds to create a bright red tea color with a rich sweet taste.

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This Yunnan black tea is a very popular everyday tea due to its high fragrance and robust taste even over many infusions. It is perfect by itself or blended with your favorite flavorings. We especially enjoy this tea blended with rose buds to create an overall relaxing feeling.

PUER TEA-Yunnan Province

Puer tea is a very special category of tea only from southwestern China. In ancient times, this tea was traded in the small town of Puer, hence the name. The traditional way to process puer tea is to use sun dried green tea (mao cha) compressed into cakes to make it easy to store and transport. While the tea cakes were being transported through rough terrain to the markets of Tibet, India and Laos it naturally fermented creating a smoother taste legendary for supporting digestion. It takes many years to naturally ferment green puer, however, in recent times, tea masters have found how to fermented the green mao cha in a very short time to create the desired black puer tea taste and aroma. In general, green puer tea has a strong robust taste with a hint of smokey flavor. Its complex aftertaste fills the mouth. Conversely, black puer tea has a smooth slippery flavor and lightly sweet aftertaste. Both can be infused over five times while maintaining their original fragrance and taste. Mao cha is a blend of tea leaves compressed into traditional shapes like round cakes, bricks, tuocha and melon-shaped- each with their own unique history. More recently, loose puer tea has become available allowing tea drinkers to appreciate the many different grades and flavors of puer tea.

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During the Qing Dynasty, this grade of tea was made into cakes and was only serviced to emperors and high officials.
Today we are able to drink this special loose fermented tea made from fresh young tea leaves and buds. The tea color
is bright rich red with a mild lightly sweet flavor. A perfect choice for new puer tea drinkers due to the mild taste
without the intense woody aroma associated with puer tea.
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This first grade loose puer is made from young fresh leaves to create a milder and sweeter taste compared to lower
grade puer tea. Like Palace Puer, this is an excellent choice for new puer tea drinkers to begin to appreciate the special
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Old puer tea cakes made from mostly 3rd-5th grade loose tea have become a highly valued collectable tea due to its wonderful taste. To replicate the strong woody flavor and smooth clean aftertaste, tea drinkers have begun to store in their homes this 5th grade loose fermented tea hence the name Home Store Puer.

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This tea represents the full-bodied flavor and rich fruity aftertaste characteristic of Yunnan tea trees. It can be infused many times while maintaining its rich woody flavor. The local people prepare this tea by boiling it which reduces the earthy character while highlighting its lightly sweet date flavor and full-bodied taste.

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The popularity of black puer tea cakes led to the creation of these smaller cakes. They allow tea drinkers to enjoy these perfectly measured tuochas and are very convenient for travel. This black puer is made from young leaves with some buds to create a smooth and lightly sweet taste with red overtones.

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Like our Little Tuocha, this is a perfectly measured tea convenient for travel. Rose petals have been added to create a soothing fragrance and a light sweet flavor. A great choice for people new to puer wanting the richness of puer with a lighter taste.

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This traditional green puer cake made from a blend of early spring buds and fresh young leaves

appears light yellow and clear with a lingering aroma and robust taste. Note the sweet and rich aftertaste. This tea is an excellent candidate for drinking now or storing for later as it will improve with age.

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This black puer cake is blended with grades 5 and 6 and small amounts of grade 1 mao cha from the Wen Shan area and Lin Chang Zheng Kang Town. Run Ling means that the tea plantations are scattered in forest with continuous heavy rain. The flavor is most suitable for those who prefer a moderate flavor with a bit or ripe Chinese date aroma.

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This green puer takes its name from the compressed round melon shape traditional to puer processing. In ancient times, this shaped puer was reserved for service to emperors and high officials. This tea is mostly a blend of grade 2 to 5 mao cha with some buds harvested during spring to create a rich taste. Note the complex aftertaste that fills your whole mouth.

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This black puer . It is made from a blend of young leaves already fermented to create a smooth and rich taste without
the woody aroma and bitterness associated with some puer tea. The lightly sweet aftertaste fills the mouth. This is a
popular puer tea that can be infused at least five times.
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We hand blend exquisite osmanthus flowers with certified organic Monkey Picked Oolong to create a rich aroma and sweet floral flavor. This tea gives you a soothing calm feeling.

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We hand blend this exquisite flower with certified organic Da Fo Long Jing (Big Buddha Dragon Well) to create a fresh aroma and interesting aftertaste. This old Chinese recipe was invented to increase the complexity of the very famous Long Jing tea.

81 Rose Oolong!

We hand blend plump rose buds with certified organic Li Li Xiang Oolong to create an intriguing tea with a light rose fragrance. This tea gives you a soothing comfortable feeling.

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We hand blend plump rose buds with Chinese Breakfast Black tea to create a rich garden aroma and lightly sweet flavor. This tea is a very popular remedy for improving circulation and relaxing muscles, especially for women during menstruation.

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We hand blend wild chrysanthemum buds with Home Store Puer tea. The combination highlights the floral aroma of chrysanthemum with the sweetness of Puer tea. A very unique flavor unlike our other blended tea.

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Fine mint is blended with our certified organic Gunpowder Green tea and lightly sweetened with rock candy. A favorite of desert dwellers worldwide, Moroccan Mint has a cooling effect that is especially refreshing during the hot summer months.

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This tea is a blend of our certified organic Sencha with roasted brown rice (genmai). Popped brown rice adds a wonderful balance of toasty aroma to the refreshing green tea resulting in a smooth, mellow flavor. The original recipe for this tea comes from Buddhist monks trying to avoid the stomach upset that can occur from drinking green tea.

CHINESE HERBAL TEA

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This unique hand blended tea is our most popular herbal blend. It consists of traditional Chinese herbs lightly
sweetened with rock candy. The herbs include: Gui Yuan (longan), for the blood, Goji (wolfberries), for the liver and
kidneys, Chinese Gan Cao (licorice) for the throat, Ginseng for energy, Dates to strengthen the blood, Shan Za
(hawthorn fruit) for digestion, and Chrysanthemum flower, for the respiratory system.
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Osmanthus flowers create a herbal tea with a unique rich floral aroma that gives you an overall calming feeling. This
cooling tea is often used for the respiratory system and the liver.
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Our wild chrysanthemum flower buds are from a specific town in Zhejiang Province, where all wild buds are from. The town is famous because its chrysanthemum buds are rich in flavor and have concentrated nutrition. While this is an herbal tea, the flavor is strong and has a lingering aftertaste. It is used primarily to soothe the respiratory system.

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Rose buds are selected before they bloom to retain their nutrition and is used in tea to create a soothing rose aroma. It works to relax muscles and reduce pain, especially for women during menstruation.

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This herbal tea is very popular in China to cool the throat and upper respiratory system from the effects of the common cold.

*Tips are greatly appreciated. 18% gratuity will be added for groups of six or more.

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Taste of China

Our Taste of China offers larger groups a great opportunity to try a variety of teas and sweets. A group of six would receive 3 large pots of tea, 6 Japanese sweets, and 1 Rock Oolong tea served in an YiXing Pot. A group of 14 would receive 7 large pots, 14 sweets and 1 Rock Oolong tea served in an Yi Xing Pot. Great for baby showers, birthdays, & celebrations!! Maximum time for our Taste of China is 1 & ½ hours, and reservations are required.

$6.80+tax/person (6 to 12 people) $5.45+tax/person (13 to 30 people)

Chinese Tea Ceremony

Seven Cups offers a traditional Chinese Tea Ceremony. Reservations are required for all tea ceremonies. “Children” are under 12. (Small group 45 minutes, large group 1 hour)

$15.00+tax/person (2 to 12 people) !! $10.50+tax/person (2 to 12 children)!

$12.75+tax/person (13 to 30 people) $8.95+tax/person (13 to 30 children)

Contact us regarding catering teas and tea ceremonies for special occasions.

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