Eureka Springs Teas
Some would say tea bags are convenient. They are. So is instant coffee. Yet we've abandoned it's use. Today we roast coffee beans fresh, grind them to order, and brew them in costly equipment whose use requires training. We do this for coffee. Why not put a similar effort into tea?
Fully fermented, black tea results when the leaves are rolled and twisted about and the juices and oils are allowed to oxidize or turn brown and then dried and processed. In the tea industry, this oxidation is called "fermentation", although no no alcohol is involved. Milk and/or sugar may be used in black teas.
Tea House Blend
Our favorite morning tea from China yielding a red liquor with light maltiness, a touch of fruit, and a slight hint of smoke.
English Breakfast Tea
A medley of quality Indian and Chinese teas for an allaround, anytime tea.
Also known an Himalayan Mist (organic) Rare, estate-grown Indian black teas offer a honeysuckle aroma with flavors of fruit and toasted walnuts.
Orange spice - An aromatic blend of fine black teas misted with pure bergamot oil for a spicy,citrus flavor.
Blend of black tea, cinnamon,cardamom, ginger and spices. Simmer with milk (suggested recipe- 8 oz. water, 8 oz. milk, 1-2 tsp. Chai, sugar or honey to taste. Bring water and Chai to a boil. Simmer 8-10 minutes. Add milk, strain. Optional vanilla flavoring may be added.)
Green teas are unfermented. That is, freshly-picked leaves are dried and processed staright away. Milk and sugar are traditionally not used with green teas.
Flower Scented Green - A superb quality Chinese green tea lightly scented with fresh jasmine blossoms. A perfect afternoon or dessert tea.
Japanese Green - Healthful, fresh green tea from Kyoto country side. A 2-3 minute steep produces a sweet, clean-tasting beverage.
Organic Minty Green
Certified organic peppermint leaves combined with certified organic India Green Tea. Bright and refreshing.
The oolong teas are semi-fermented. When fermentation is halted midway by drying the leaves, semi-fermented or oolong tea results Thus oolong has some of the pungency of green tea with some of the body and complexity of black teas. Milk and sugar should never be used with oolong. Fine oolong can be resteeped several times.
Ti Kuan Yin
Iron Goddess - One of China's most popular oolongs. This deep, richly flavored tea is perfect with rich foods or as an after-dinner tea. Attractive, complex, toasted flavor.
Tightly twisted, fragrant, sweet, beautifully floral, evocative of gardenias.
Herbal teas are caffeine free. They are not actually made from the tea plant, but are infusions of herbs, and therefore contain no caffeine.
Delicate, daisy-like flower heads make a mild, sweet beverage known to be relaxing and easy on the stomach.
Mint Herbal Organic
Our very popular mint blend. Sweet and refreshing. Aids digestion. Certified organic.
Fruit mélange of rosehips, hibiscus, citrus zest, and safflowers. High in vitamin C.
Fruit mélange of dried raspberries and strawberries.
Peaceable Energy- Harmonious blend of hibiscus, cloves, lavender, orange peel, lemon balm, and licorice root. Sweet, tart and spicy with a rich, orangy flavor. Delicious iced. Steep 7-10 minutes.
Breathe easily and peacefully with this blend of organic pacific northwest peppermint, licorice root and cloves. Add a slice of fresh ginger to help relieve cold symptoms.