A Sneak Peek at July 2021

A Sneak Peek at July 2021

Happy summer, tea lovers!

The hot months are the perfect time to experiment with icing your favorite teas. We’ve got brewing instructions and techniques always available on our website (visit: tearunners.com/iced), and we’re also including some teas this month that are particularly great iced.

Most of the teas in your subscription boxes are from the 2021 harvest. It truly doesn’t get much fresher than that!

We’ve also gotten a jump on the fall with some fantastic new tea ware coming your way soon, as well as a fresh new look to your tea pouches.

Happy sipping

~ Tea Runners

 


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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. 

 


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Zheng Shan Xiao Zhong
Cucumber Lime Oolong
Peach Ginger Detox Gold
Mystic Mint
Zheng Shan Xiao Zhong
Assamica Gold Needle
Ceylon Black
Tart Peach Black
Mystic Mint
Tulsi Orange Cranberry Ginger
Hibiscus Berry
Mandela Masala
Zheng Shan Xiao Zhong
Hairy Crab
Long Mei Yunnan Green Tea
Imperial Red

Zheng Shan Xiao Zhong

Although often heavily smoked and used to make Lapsang Souchong, this Zheng Shan Xiao Zhong (“Wu Yi Mountain Small Tea Plant”) is processed in the traditional style of black tea and has notes of dark chocolate with a surprisingly sweet finish.

Great black teas like this one don’t require additives like milk and sugar to enhance their deliciousness, as their sophisticated and enigmatic personalities sing harmoniously on their own.

Spring 2021 Harvest.

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

Peach Ginger Detox Gold


Global Tea Championship Winner
1st Place, Flavored Green Tea

This tea is a detoxifying blend of the finest top grade white tea, silver needles and Formosa oolong, blended with ginger and peach bits for added addictive sipping.

This magical tea will boost your metabolism and immune system, give you glowing skin, decrease nausea, and even give you some pep in your step when it comes to jet lag.

Ingredients: Green tea, white tea, oolong tea, yellow marigold flowers, dried peach bits, ginger root, and natural flavoring.
Origin: Multiple Origin Blend
Caffeine: LOW-MED

Cucumber Lime Oolong

This aromatic and medium-bodied tea combines the sweet and floral character of a Chinese Huang Jin Gui style oolong from the Anxi region of Fujian province with tart lime and refreshing cucumber.

Sweet, smooth, and spring-like, this refreshing tea is delicious when steeped hot, but recommended iced!

Ingredients: Oolong tea, cucumber, natural flavor.
Origin: Multiple Origin Blend
Caffeine: MED

Tulsi Orange Cranberry Ginger

A caffeine-free tea bursting with a tart and fruity finish, this beautiful herbal blend is a fabulous combination of ginger, rosehips, hibiscus, and orange peel. We love tulsi teas for helping out in our digestion after a big meal, but this artful blend is truly delicious at any point in the day, and equally wonderful iced.

Ingredients: Tulsi, orange peel, rosehips, hibiscus, ginger and natural flavors.
Origin: Multiple Origin Blend
Caffeine: CAFFEINE-FREE

Mystic Mint

This seemingly simple blend of peppermint, cardamom, and licorice root combine to form a comforting, smooth tasting herbal tea.

Savor the sweet notes of basil with a slight hint of clove as you relax and digest after a meal, or as an uncaffeinated night cap to settle the body for sleep.

Ingredients: Peppermint, cardamom, licorice root, essential basil and clove leaf oils.
Origin:
 Multiple Origin Blend
Caffeine: CAFFEINE-FREE.

Tart Peach Black

A Chinese-style strong black tea with a beautiful and bright astringency, this tea gets a makeover with added sweet peach and hibiscus. Rose hips lend a sophisticated touch and round out this tea’s personality to make it a well-balanced and luscious caffeinated treat.

Tart Peach Black also makes a terrific iced tea. Visit tearunners.com/iced

Ingredients: Chinese black tea, rose hips, peach pieces, hibiscus, natural peach flavor
Origin: Multiple Origin Blend
Caffeine: MED-HIGH

Assamica Gold Needle

Assamica Gold Needle is a pure assamica tea from the world-famous Yunnan region in China.

Rich, bold, and sweet with notes of dark chocolate, malt, and baked goods, Assamica Gold Needle provides a delightful tea drinking experience that may even remind you of a chocolate chip cookie!

Spring 2021 Harvest.

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

Long Mei Yunnan Green Tea

This high quality green comes from the high altitude area of Simao. This tea is only picked twice a year when its buds are small, resulting in a light and delicate tea with deliciously nutty notes.

Be sure not to over steep, as this tea is best enjoyed in its prime.

Spring 2021 Harvest.

Ingredients: Green tea.
Origin: Yunnan, China
Caffeine: LOW-MED

Hibiscus Berry

A caffeine-free blend of floral and fruity notes with the tartness of hibiscus and elderberries to balance its sweetness, this herbal infusion lusciously quenches the palate.

Rosehips and essential orange oil complement the piquancy of tangy current and crisp apple.

Have it hot, or serve it over ice for a sugar-free fruit punch.

Ingredients: Rosehips, hibiscus flowers, currants, apples, elderberries, natural blueberry flavor, essential orange oil, natural mango flavor.
Origin: Multiple Origin Blend
Caffeine: CAFFEINE-FREE

Mandela Masala


Global Tea Championship Winner
3rd Place, Blended Rooibos

Masala Chai is a blend of black tea and aromatic spices originating from the Indian subcontinent. It has gained worldwide popularity and can be found in today’s largest coffee and tea chains.

Mandela Masala substitutes black tea with rooibos and honeybush, but delivers the same lovely chai experience. Beautifully enhanced with warm whole milk.

Ingredients: Rooibos, honeybush, black pepper, cardamom, cinnamon, clove, and ginger.
Origin:
 Multiple Origin Blend
Caffeine: LOW-MED

Hairy Crab

Named for the fine hairs on the back of its leaves, this milky oolong unfurls to a deep and aromatic liquor.  The leaves have been plucked during spring and then lightly oxidized, resulting in a delicate and refreshing tea with loads of character.  With its bright notes of juicy peach, this oolong is equally delicious served hot or iced. 

Ingredients: Oolong tea.
Origin: Guangdong, China
Caffeine: MED

Imperial Red

Imperial Red is a masterfully handcrafted small-batch single origin black tea with tasting notes characteristic of black teas from the WuYi Mountains - hints of cocoa, molasses, malt, and fruit with a natural sweetness that lingers on the palate.

This tea is roasted in bamboo baskets over charcoal fires and handmade, giving it a lovely appearance. Imperial Red is an intriguing tea with complex flavors and a delicious aroma.

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

Ceylon Black

Gold Standard Award
Specialty Tea Association

This exceptional Sri Lankan black tea is a bright and pungent yet refined offering from Lumbini estate, one of our very favorite tea providers.

It brews to a brilliant copper hue, enticing with the aroma of roasted stone fruit and enlivening the palate with a delightful refreshing briskness.

One sip will tell you why it was awarded the Gold Standard by the Specialty Tea Association.

Ingredients: Black tea
Origin: Ruhuna, Sri, Lanka
Caffeine: MED-HIGH


Additional Customization Options


Savannah Sunrise

A juicy black tea flavored with peach, orange, cranberry, and more.

Imperial Grade Green Snails

First flush green tea rolled into into little green snails. Slightly astringent, slightly sweet. Depth and complex.

High Mountain Red

Pure black tea from Yunnan with notes of caramel, honey, sweet potatoes, and malt.

Early Spring Snow Buds White Tea

Fresh 2021 harvest white tea from Yunnan. A touch of umami with honey malt sweetness!

Valerian Dream

A masterful blend of exotic spices create this relaxing caffeine-free treat.

Russian Caravan

A blend of pu-erh, assam, oolong, and lapsang souchong. A delight for lovers of smoked black tea!

Cranberry Peach Green

Beautifully bright and refreshing, this tea can make a blended green tea lover out of anyone.