October 2023 Tea Offerings & News

October 2023 Tea Offerings & News

Happy October, tea lovers!

It's hard to believe, but October is already here! We have a few fantastic seasonal teas lined up for the last three months of the year, and we're also tasting a bunch more this month.

It's never too early to start planning for the gifting season. Tea Runners subscriptions are always a wonderful gift choice, and we also offer gift baskets, beautifully designed physical gift cards, and more. Keep an eye on your email for information about our gifting options.

Enjoy your teas, and may you have a delightfully spooky October!

Happy sipping!

~Tea Runners


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· Salty Caramel Pumpkin Black
· Keemun 1st Grade
· Blueberry White Tea
· Mystic Mint
· Salty Caramel Pumpkin Black
· Keemun 1st Grade
· Golden Yunnan
· Smoky Siberian Blend
· Turmeric Tonic
· Chamomile Medley
· Sweet Cinnamon Orange
· Pumpkin Spice Herbal
· Organic Nepalese Black
· Golden Yunnan
· Yun Wu Green
· White Peony

Salty Caramel Pumpkin Black

This delicious offering is a perfect accompaniment to the fall season, oozing with sweet and salty caramel goodness and savory pumpkin.

The smooth amber hued liquor has a satisfying roundness in its mouthfeel, while the addition of marigold petals brightens its finish.

Try it on its own or with warm milk to make it extra rich.

Ingredients: Black tea, marigold petals and pumpkin and salty caramel flavorings.
Origin: Multiple Origin Blend
Caffeine: MED-HIGH

Mystic Mint

This seemingly simple blend of peppermint, cardamom, and licorice root combine to form a deep and uplifting complexity to refresh your spirits.

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.

If you think you don't like caffeine-free teas, mystic mint may change your tune.

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

Chamomile Medley

This soothing but striking chamomile blend is an expert pairing of Croatian chamomile blossoms, refreshing spearmint, lemon verbena, and the sharpness of lemongrass.

We love the floral notes of this tea balanced with the pungency of tangy citrus, a welcome surprise to the palate.

A very relaxing tea!

Ingredients: Organic chamomile flowers, organic lemongrass, organic lemon verbena, organic spearmint.
Origin: Multiple Origin Blend

Blueberry White Tea

Global Tea Championship Winner
1st Place, Flavored White

White tea is one of our favorites to sip all day long, packed with antioxidants and cooling properties to help decrease body heat and aid in hydration. This white tea gets a sweet and tangy boost from dried blueberries and mango, but its delicate nature still comes through to a crisp and bright finish.

A great tea, hot or iced!

Ingredients: White Bai Mu Dan tea, blue flowers, dried blueberries, dried mango, flavoring.
Origin: Multiple Origin Blend
Caffeine: LOW-MED

Turmeric Tonic

Global Tea Championship Winner
3rd Place, Detox Blend

Global Tea Championship Winner
2018 People's Choice Winners' Tasting Circle, Best Hot Herbal Tea


Nurture your body with this healing and comforting blend of cleansing herbs and spices. Not only was it an award-winner with the Tea Championship the judges, but it was the People’s Choice winner for best hot herbal tea as well. 

It is a delicious and unique herbal tea. You gotta try it!

Ingredients: Ginger root, cinnamon, fennel, sarsaparilla root, peppercorn, turmeric, nettle, natural chai flavoring.
Origin: Multiple Origin Blend

Golden Yunnan

A wonderfully full-bodied pure black tea from the Yunnan province of China, Golden Yunnan is a great choice for any tea lover looking to elevate their sipping experience. Lovely chocolate notes and nutty hints of sweet potato and caramel create the perfect mouth-watering malty combination.

Enjoy hot or cold-brewed!

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

Sweet Cinnamon Orange

This flavored herbal blend is a delightful caffeine-free treat. It has a perfect balance of spicy and sweet, provided by the cinnamon, cloves, and natural sweet orange flavor.

A perfect sipper for any time of the day!

Ingredients: Rooibos, orange peel, cinnamon, natural flavor, clove
Origin: Multiple origin blend.

Keemun 1st Grade

One of our favorite ways to start the day is with a strong cup of Keemun, and this first grade tea is a cut above the rest. It’s nutty, it’s strong, and it’s earthy, but everything is balanced beautifully with a sweet and floral finish. A perfect breakfast tea.

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

Smoky Siberian Blend

Imagine yourself enjoying a revitalizing, steaming cup of tea while gazing at the stars, as the gentle swirls of warm campfire smoke gracefully rise before you. This delightful experience perfectly captures the spirit of our Smoky Siberian Blend.

This blend is a distinctive fusion of teas sourced from various corners of the globe, expertly combined with the aromatic essence of Lapsang Souchong, renowned for its pine-smoked flavor. It embodies the essence of a traditional Russian Caravan, delivering a truly unique and captivating taste.

Ingredients: Lapsang Souchong, black teas, oolong tea.
Origin: Multiple Origin Blend
Caffeine: HIGH

Organic Nepalese Black

A full-bodied organic black tea grown and harvested in beautiful Nepal! This pure tea gives off the sweet, earthy, and slightly fruity notes of dried apricot, honey-glazed sweet potato, and dark chocolate.

Organic Nepalese Black is a perfect sophisticated addition to any pure tea lover's cabinet.

Ingredients: Black tea
Origin: Nepal
Caffeine: HIGH

Pumpkin Spice Herbal

Pumpkin Spice Herbal is like a slice of pumpkin pie in a cup. Indulge in the notes of ground cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves, and allspice that bring classic cozy Autumn evenings to mind. In recent years, Pumpkin Spice Herbal has become a favorite tea among our tea-loving friends. We hope you’ll love it as much as we do.

Our take uses a South African Rooibos base that gives it a nice, slightly sweet flavor to the classic pumpkin spice flavor that is standing at the forefront of this tea.

Ingredients: Organic rooibos, organic safflowers with natural flavors.
Origin: Multiple Origin Blend

White Peony

White peony tea, also known as Bai Mu Dan, is a type of white tea named after the appearance of its leaves, which are said to resemble the petals of a peony flower. White peony tea is considered one of the finest and most delicate of all white teas, as it undergoes minimal processing to help preserve its natural flavors and aroma.

This lot is an organic medium-bodied white peony tea that is easy to brew and features notes of hay and honeysuckle.

Spring 2023 Harvest

Ingredients: White Tea
Origin: Fujian, China
Caffeine: LOW-MED

Yun Wu Green Tea

The famous Yun Wu "clouds and mist" green tea. Originally cultivated in Jiangxi, this classic is now cultivated and processed throughout China. Notes of butter artichoke give way to hints of cinnamon candy.

An elevated cup for more experienced tea drinkers or an impressive introduction to higher end green teas for beginners.

Spring 2023 Harvest

Ingredients: Green Tea
Origin: Mijiang County, Hunan, China
Caffeine: LOW-MED

Additional Customization Options

Lemon Drop Black

A classic combo of high grade black tea with lemon. One of our most popular teas!

Mumbai Chai

An award-winning blend of carefully selected spices and high-quality Assam black tea.

Carrot Cake Rooibos

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

Ginger Lime Rooibos

Ginger, lime and licorice root deliver a bright and zesty caffeine-free treat!

Blueberry Rooibos

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

Turmeric Tonic

One of a kind, multiple award-winning blended herbal tea. People's choice winner!

Pecan Praline

A delightful indulgent black tea whose nutty and caramel notes reminisce of fragrant banana nut bread.

Burgundy Blast

A sweet and fruity herbal tea that brews to a bright red color.

Imperial Gold Needle

2023 Harvest. A sensational pure bud pick, with notes of dark malt and sweet honey, with a light touch of toastiness.

Sweet Russian Caravan

A blend of smooth and sweet Chinese and Indian black tea with a touch of smokiness.

Sweet Hibiscus

A mighty and tart blend of hibiscus, rose hips, and blue mallow blossoms that offers a delightful way to combat springtime allergies!

Vietnamese Red Oolong

A high elevation medium-oxidized oolong with the gentle sweetness of honey & toasted rice.

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