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  1. Sticky Rice

    Introduction: Sticky Rice Oolong 

    If oolong tea was good enough for an emperor, then it’s good enough for you.  Oolong has always held a special place in the history of tea, right next to […]

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  2. Bubble tea Pros and Cons

    Bubble Tea’s Global Takeover: Weighing the Pros and Cons

    “Bubble tea” is a tea-based drink that is traditionally made with black tea, sugar, milk, and tapioca balls. It is commonly referred to as “boba” or “pearl milk tea.” It […]

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  3. Hong Guan Yin Tea

    Red Goddess

    Red Goddess: Love oolongs and bold black teas? You don’t have to choose one over the other! We just received a few bags of a small batch of a fully […]

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  4. Olive Leaf Tea

    Olive Leaf Tea

    Olive Leaf Tea: Olive leaves, of course come from the olive tree, also known as Olea europaea, and is included in the same family as lilacs, jasmine, Forsythia and the […]

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  5. Earl Grey Tea Our Best Seller

    Earl Grey no. 69: Love It or Hate It, It’s a Best-Seller

    I sat down recently with Tin Roof Teas store manager and co-owner, Ryan Hinson, to talk about the love of Earl Grey teas, specifically Earl Grey no. 69.  If you’ve […]

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  6. Jin Jun Mei black tea

    Golden Eyebrows

    Jin Jun Mei black tea, also known as “Golden Eyebrows”, originated from the Tongmu village.  Located 1500 meters above sea level, this village can be found amongst the expansive Wuyi […]

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  7. Mugwort Herb


    Mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris) can be found in Europe, Africa and parts of Asia.  The herb enjoys nitrogen-rich, loamy soils, that are slightly alkaline.  A tall shrub-like perennial plant of the […]

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  8. Japanese Benifuki Grains

    What is Benifuki?

    What is Benefuki?  Whenever I think of tea and Japan, the first style of tea that comes to mind is green.  But did you know that Japan is starting to […]

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  9. 3 Seed Tea

    What is 3 Seed Tea?

    So, what is 3 Seed Tea?  3 Seed tea is an equal combination of Coriander, Cumin, and Fennel Seeds.  It is a traditional Ayurvedic Medicinal Recipe.  Ayurvedic Medicine is the […]

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  10. Ashwagandha Root

    What are the health benefits of Ashwagandha Root?

    What are the health benefits of Ashwagandha Root? Ashwagandha is an evergreen shrub that can be found in the nightshade family and is revered in ayurvedic medicine.  The roots and […]

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