A Sneak Peek at August 2021

A Sneak Peek at August 2021

Happy August, tea lovers!

Great things are coming at Tea Runners! We have been working on a big software update over the past 8 months that will make managing your account a lot easier. New features include seeing a history of all the teas you've received, saving your favorites, adding a 5th tea to your box, and more. We are very excited about the update and we're hoping it will be ready within a couple months.

More exciting news, we have new customized tea pouches on the way, new full-sized teapots, glass cups, and lots of new teas being added to our lineup.

We hope you're enjoying your summer and drinking lots of delicious tea!

Happy sipping!

~ Tea Runners

 


Customize Your August Box

Get more of the kinds of teas you love in your box by requesting customizations.

(Customization is not available to Amazon subscribers.)

Customization now closed for renewals. All new members can customize their first box within 24 hours of placing their orders. 

 


Switch Boxes

If you would like to switch from one box to another - for next month only or for all remaining boxes - please click the button below.

All switch requests must be received before the 1st of the month.

 


 

Mumbai Chai
Lemon Drop Black
Tangerine Pear Green
Ginger Lime Rooibos
Mumbai Chai
Golden Mao Feng
Majestic Earl Grey
Wild Thai Black
Nile River Valley Chamomile
Dragon Fruit Rooibos
Chai Rooibos
Cranberry Eucalyptus
Black Dragon
Golden Mao Feng
Imperial Grade Laoshan Green
Water Sprite Oolong

Majestic Earl Grey

Global Tea Championship Winner
1st Place, Earl Grey Black

Majestic Earl Grey is one of the most awarded Earl Grey teas in the world.

This elegant and classic Earl Grey has been the top place finisher in the 'Earl Grey Black' category at the Global Tea Championship Awards every time it has been entered since 2014 (with the exception of 2018 where it came 2nd place).

Made from the highest quality Yunnan black tea and cold-pressed bergamot oil from Italy, this Earl Grey is one of the finest. It is a masterful balance of high grade black tea and the highest quality bergamot oil.

We recommend enjoying this tea in its natural state without the addition of milk or sugar.

Ingredients: Black tea, bergamot oil, blue cornflowers.
Origin: Multiple origin blend.
Caffeine: MED-HIGH



Mumbai Chai


Global Tea Championship Winner
3rd Place, Chai (Masala Chai)

Masala Chai is a mixture of black tea and aromatic spices originating from the Indian subcontinent. This popular beverage has gained a worldwide following and can be found in today’s most prominent coffee and tea chains.

Mumbai Chai, a blend of carefully selected spices and high-quality Assam black tea, is an award-winning masala chai.

Ingredients: Assam black tea, cinnamon, cardamom, clove, and ginger.
Origin: Multiple Origin Blend
Caffeine: MED-HIGH



Lemon Drop Black

One of our favorite tea providers has come up with this tantalizing malty black tea infused with tart lemon peel, and we can't get enough of it.

Queen Victoria famously enjoyed her cup of tea with a slice of lemon, and we love how the citrus offsets the natural molasses notes in this expertly blended tea.

Try it in its purest state without the addition of milk to really enjoy its complexities.

Ingredients: Black tea, lemon peel, lemon verbena, and natural flavoring.
Origin: Multiple Origin Blend
Caffeine: HIGH



Bourbon Barrel Chai

This spicy black tea warms the palate with traditional chai flavors but with an added depth to its finish. Cinnamon, cloves, anise, and cardamom harmonize beautifully with an extra helping of ginger and nutmeg, making this tea pack a punch both in flavor and caffeine. We love it enhanced with your favorite milk, making it a rich and creamy treat.



Ingredients: Black teas, organic cinnamon pieces, organic anise seeds, organic cloves, organic cardamom pods, natural cinnamon flavor, natural nutmeg flavor, natural ginger flavor, and natural clove flavor.
Origin: Multiple Origin Blend
Caffeine: HIGH



Apple Pie Chai

This herbal tea is perfect for the chai lovers who are caffeine-sensitive. A delightful and seasonal blend of apples, orange peel, cinnamon, and nutmeg, its flavors are livened up beautifully with tart lemongrass and ginger. It’s a tea that seems to hit every part of the palate, and the ideal tea to serve during the fall months.


Ingredients: Apple pieces, orange peel, organic lemon grass, organic cinnamon chips, hibiscus flowers, rosehips, organic alfalfa leaf, natural cinnamon flavor, natural nutmeg flavor, natural ginger flavor, and natural clove flavor.
Origin: Multiple Origin Blend
Caffeine: CAFFEINE-FREE



Nile River Valley Chamomile

Chamomile has been grown in the Nile River Valley for thousands of years and to this day it is still regarded at the best quality on the market.

Nile River Valley Chamomile comes from one of our most coveted suppliers. It is rich, earthy, and smooth as silk with a rich mouthfeel. The queen of chamomiles, this tea will dazzle any chamomile lover.


Ingredients: Organic Chamomile blossoms.
Origin: Nile River Valley, Egypt
Caffeine: CAFFEINE-FREE



Ginger Lime Rooibos

This delightful caffeine-free blend of ginger and lime is perfect for evening sipping.

Fragrant lemongrass and Australian lemon myrtle lend citrusy complexity to this spirited rooibos blend.

One of our favs!

Ingredients: Green rooibos, ginger, lemongrass, lemon myrtle, licorice root, essential lime and tangerine oils.
Origin: Multiple Origin Blend
Caffeine: CAFFEINE-FREE



Golden Mao Feng

This earthy and full flavored black tea comes from Yunnan, China. Its name translates to "hairy mountain tea" because of the fuzzy down on its leaves, but you'll fall in love with its woodsy and vibrant character with sweet notes of cane sugar.

A perfect tea for a wet and rainy day.

Ingredients: Black tea.
Origin: Yunnan, China
Caffeine: MED-HIGH



Wild Thai Green

This roasted green tea from Thailand is light and lively with notes of tropical fruit, toasted hazelnut, and honey.

Its wild orchid aroma beautifully scents the room when brewed, and its strength brightens the body and lends some energy to a lethargic afternoon.

A fresh and pleasant green tea to perfectly quench the palate.

Ingredients: Green tea
Origin: Doi Chiang Dao, Thailand
Caffeine: MED



Little Bear Lemon

This lovely herbal tea combines both red and green rooibos with the freshness of lemongrass and the zing of ginger. Pear and Madagascar vanilla bean create an underlying sweetness while relaxing lavender adds a floral bouquet.


Ingredients: Red rooibos, green rooibos, pear, lavender, lemongrass, ginger, and vanilla
Origin: Multiple Origin Blend
Caffeine: CAFFEINE-FREE



Black Dragon

Black Dragon is a high-grade tea in the classic style of Fujian Province blacks. It's is a "congou", a name used in the tea trade meaning skill and patience.

This tea is multi-layered in taste, ranging from sweet cocoa, to hints of malt and fresh fruit. Its leaves are large and rich in flavor, so it will steep well multiple times.

A great tea for first thing in the morning or a refreshing boost in the day.

Ingredients: Black tea.
Origin: Fujian, China
Caffeine:
HIGH



Dragon Fruit Rooibos

This refreshing fruity tropical treat is packed with energizing rooibos and tart lemon peel, with the sweetness of apple and strawberry to delight the palate. Steeping to a ruby red hue, this tea is a well-balanced and delightful cup for any time of day.


Ingredients: Green Rooibos, apple pieces, mango pieces (mangoes and sugar), hibiscus flowers, orange peel, natural dragon fruit flavoring, strawberry pieces, lemon peel, malva flowers, and orange blossoms
Origin: Multiple Origin Blend
Caffeine: CAFFEINE-FREE



Tangerine Pear Green

This bright and citrusy green tea cheers up the palate with the pungent tang of mandarin peel, while dried pear evens out its tartness with a sweet and juicy finish. We love how opposites attract with its sweet and sour notes expertly smoothed out with a grassy high-quality green.

Also goes great iced!

Ingredients: Yunnan green tea, mandarin peel, pear bits, and natural flavoring.
Origin: Multiple Origin Blend
Caffeine: LOW-MED



Imperial Grade Laoshan Green

Grown in a small village near a sacred mountain in northeast China, this family-farm tea is crafted from the tippiest first flush leaves of spring.

Imperial Grade Laoshan Green brews a sweet and savory cup with notes of chestnut, umami, and sweet green grass touched by rain.

A delicious green tea and a lovely way to spruce up your afternoon.

Spring 2021 Harvest

Ingredients: Green tea
Origin: Shandong, China
Caffeine: LOW-MED



Mistletoe

This one has become a fast favorite, and we know you’ll quickly become addicted to it! Delicate white tea gets the holiday treatment with the bright punch of peppermint, warming up the mouth and throat but finishing to an even and perfect balance of sweetness. Rosehip adds a floral elegance, making this a gorgeous pick me up for any time of day.

We love it on its own, but add warm milk to make it even more luscious.

Ingredients: White tea, peppermint, rosehips, natural flavoring.
Origin: Multiple Origin Blend
Caffeine: LOW-MED



Wild Thai Black

From the remote mountains of northern Thailand comes this rich and adventurous wild-grown black tea with daring flavor.

This is an old-tree, forest grown tea that brews to a vivid and lovely ruby red infusion with the aromatic notes of roasted stone fruit, graham cracker, and sour cherry.

Wild Thai Black is complex and bold, but a gorgeous addition to any tea collection.

Ingredients: Black tea.
Origin: Yunnan, China
Caffeine: HIGH



Water Sprite Oolong

This special Shui Xian oolong comes from a family farm high up in the Wuyi Mountains of Southeast China. The 10-100 year old plants are fed from mountain spring water and grown in a deep gorge that provides protection from the elements.

Water Sprite oolong is spicy but slightly tinged with sweetness, balanced with strong earthy notes and the distinct taste of honey brought out by this family’s award-winning charcoal roasting process.

Spring 2021 Harvest.

Ingredients: Oolong tea.
Origin: Tongmu, Fujian, China
Caffeine: MED




Additional Customization Options


Earl Grey Lavender

A lovely twist on a classic tea: Earl Grey with organic lavender blossoms.

Mystic Mint

Peppermint, cardamom, and licorice root combine to create the *perfect* mint herbal tea.

Fujian Black

A pure black tea with a lovely aroma, soft notes and a natural sweetness.

Zheng Shan Xiao Zhong

A traditional Chinese-style black tea with notes of dark chocolate with a surprisingly sweet finish.



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