A Sneak Peek at June 2023

A Sneak Peek at June 2023

Dear Tea Runners Members, 

Did you know that June is National Iced Tea month?

Although we’re enthusiastic believers that virtually any tea you enjoy drinking hot will be equally enjoyable on ice, we've included some teas this month that we believe are especially good served as an iced tea to beat the heat.

A perfectly brewed iced tea goes down so easy on a hot day, we tend to get a bit over-caffeinated if we're using black tea. So we usually prefer making thirst-quenching iced teas out of caffeine-free herbals, such as this month's Burgundy Blast.

Not sure how to properly brew your own iced tea? Check out these tips on our website for fool-proof and super easy tried-and-true methods: tearunners.com/iced

~Tea Runners

 

Please note the following teas are only available to Pure Tea Box members: 

  • Vietnamese Red Oolong
  • Ruby Oolong

   

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Imperial Darjeeling Reserve
Butterfly Mango Dragon Fruit White
Strawberry Peach Pu-erh
Burgundy Blast
Imperial Darjeeling Reserve
Nepali Breakfast
Savannah Sunrise
Black Dragon Pearls
Burgundy Blast
Mango Raspberry Rooibos
North
Lavender Lace
Imperial Darjeeling Reserve
Black Dragon Pearls
Vietnamese Red Oolong
Anhui Maojian

Black Dragon Pearls

Multiple Award-Winning Tea

These dark tea leaves have been painstakingly hand-rolled into perfect pearls, slowly unfurling as they steep into a honeyed hue.

Black Dragon Pearls have a lovely earthiness that is partnered with the slight pungency of stone fruit, and notes of powdered chocolate.

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



Strawberry Peach Pu-erh

Global Tea Championship Winner
3rd Place, Flavored Pu-erh/Dark

This gorgeous blend of velvety oolong, energy spiking Yerba Mate, and strawberry-peach infused pu-erh has just the right amount of strength and sweetness to create a harmonious sip that will leave you feeling awakened and restored. A bold, fruity, and well-balanced tea.

Ingredients: Pu-erh tea, oolong tea, green tea, yerba mate, rooibos, ginseng, lemon, strawberries, blueberries, peach bits, and natural flavoring.
Origin: Multiple Origin Blend
Caffeine: HIGH



Butterfly Mango Dragon Fruit White

This low-caffeine white tea has a deceiving name, because when steeped, it turns a deep blue! Memory enhancing white tea also has cooling properties to decrease the heat in the body, making this a great summer tea on a hot day. Marigold flowers and mango add a tropical punch while Butterfly Pea flowers make up its unusual hue. Add a lemon to this tea and watch it turn violet!

Ingredients: Bai Mu Dan White Tea, butterfly pea flowers, freeze dried marigold flowers & mangos, and flavoring.
Origin: Multiple Origin Blend
Caffeine: LOW



Mango Raspberry Rooibos

This tart and tropical herbal blend is a great warm weather quencher, bursting with juicy mango and the sharp sweet bite of raspberry. High quality rooibos adds a smooth and slightly nutty taste, aiding in digestion while it satisfies the palate with a summery lusciousness that’s equally great hot or iced.

Ingredients: Rooibos, mango pieces, raspberry pieces, natural flavoring.
Origin: Multiple Origin Blend
Caffeine: CAFFEINE-FREE



Savannah Sunrise

A juicy tea packing a caffeine kick, this Ceylon black tea blend is deliciously quenching, hot or iced.

The sweetness of fresh peach is nicely balanced with the tartness of cranberry and a slight citrus acidity. Rose adds elegance and a smoothness to the finish.

Ingredients: Ceylon black tea, cornflowers, red rose petals, orange sweet essential oil, cranberry and peach flavor.
Origin: Multiple Origin Blend
Caffeine: HIGH



Nepali Breakfast

This breakfast tea is a truly unique and exotic way to start the day. Steeping to a deep ruby red hue due to the addition of CTC leaves, it also sings with the bright and complex flavors of Orthodox tea.

What really makes it a standout is its gorgeous layer of masala spice mix, leaving the palate awakened with notes of clove, cinnamon, ginger, and black pepper.

Try it with some warm milk, or as a sweet treat, a touch of sugar.

Ingredients: Black tea, cinnamon, clove, ginger, black pepper.
Origin: Eastern Nepal
Caffeine: HIGH



North

This exotic herbal tea is just the thing to warm you up in the winter months. Cardamom, cinnamon, and ginger add a spicy punch with pink peppercorn heating up the palate even further. Licorice adds depth while sweet coconut rounds out its complexities to a smooth finish.


Ingredients: Coconut, cardamom, cinnamon, ginger, licorice, and pink peppercorns.
Origin: Multiple Origin Blend
Caffeine: CAFFEINE-FREE



Burgundy Blast

This gorgeous tea brews to a bright red color. It is sweet and fruity from the mango and papaya followed by a tartness from the hibiscus flowers. Lemongrass adds a subtle brightness.

Burgundy Blast makes an excellent iced tea to help cool you off during the hot summer days.

Ingredients: Hibiscus flowers, mango (mangoes and sugar), papaya (papayas and sugar), organic lemongrass, safflower, mallow blossoms, acai flavor and pomegranate flavor.
Origin: Multiple Origin Blend
Caffeine: CAFFEINE-FREE



Anhui Maojian

Multiple Award-Winning Tea

 

This lovely green tea from the Anhui province in China is not only pleasant to look at-- its young leaves are touched with mao jian or "downy tips"-- but it also brews to a lively and vibrant piquancy.

We love the fresh green grass scent and the slightly sweet umami finish in its taste, a welcome combination that makes this green one to savor.

Ingredients: Pure green tea.
Origin: Anhui, China
Caffeine: MED



Vietnamese Red Oolong

Vietnamese Red Oolong is grown high in the mountains. This medium-oxidized rolled oolong makes a golden amber liquor with the gentle sweetness of honey & toasted rice.

Make sure to re-steep and enjoy this tea several times.

Ingredients: Oolong tea
Origin: Vietnam
Caffeine: MED



Lavender Lace

This gorgeous caffeine free tisane brews to a wildly fragrant cup, swirling with heady dried lavender, pungent rosemary, and refreshing spearmint. The perfume of the lavender is wonderfully offset with tangy lemon verbena and spicy cinnamon adds a welcome heat on its finish. Its mouthfeel is pleasingly round while its sweet taste lingers, making this a great tea to end a meal or send you off to a deep sleep.

Ingredients: Cinnamon, spearmint, rosemary, lavender flowers and lemon verbena.
Origin: Multiple Origin Blend
Caffeine: Caffeine-Free



Additional Customization Options


English Breakfast

A blend of high-grade assam, ceylon, and keemun black teas makes this a beloved English Breakfast.

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.

Almond Sugar Cookie Dessert Black

Strong black tea gets the sweet treatment with toasted almonds and almond sugar cookie.

Carrot Cake Rooibos

The name of this says it all! A decadent caffeine-free treat.

Ruby Oolong

An outstanding Thai ruby oolong with notes of dried raisin and baked black cherry.

Blueberry Rooibos

A delicious caffeine-free blend of rooibos, berries, & hibiscus.

Hazelnut Orange Black

A rich black tea with smooth hazelnut notes combined with a zesty citrus finish and a hint of spice.

Spiced Elderberry Orange Oolong

A lovely seasonal blend that makes a comforting fireside sipper.

Mozambique Black

A first flush Nepalese black tea with notes of muscat grapes, rose, and toasted almonds.

Vithanakande Estate Ceylon

A full-bodied, malty, smooth black tea from the Vithanakande tea estate in Sri Lanka.



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