We generally ship via US Postal Service first class or priority mail This service can be a quick as overnight and up to 3 days in the lower 48. They even deliver on Saturdays. For 9 ounces and up the postage is $5.39 - a great value considering the price of gas and your valuable time. Since most teas are $3.50 an ounce, 12 ounces of tea will get you free shipping.
Please contact us for other countries. We can quote you shipping.
1 teaspoon per 8 oz of water. Fluffy leaves like some Oolongs, use 2 teaspoons. For stronger tea use more tea.
There is no hard and fast rules on steeping except over steeping may make tea bitter. If you are unsure, try cooler water and shorter steeping times.
Below are general steeping instructions. For best results, follow the steeping instructions that came with your tea.
To estimate water temperature use a thermometer or wait a 2-3 minutes after the water stops boiling. Then the water temperature should be about 165- 185 F. You can gauge water temperature by looking at the bubbles forming at the bottom of the tea kettle. When pin size bubbles form, the water temperature is about 185F. To take the guess work out of water temperatures, try our electric tea kettle.
|Tea Type||Steeping Temperature||Steeping Time|
|White Tea||170-185 F||1-3 minutes|
|Green Tea||170-185 F||2-3 minutes|
|Oolong Tea||170-190 F||2-3 minutes|
|Black Tea||200-212 F||3-5 minutes|
|Tisanes||212 F||4-7 minutes|
Fruit and herbal teas are also referred to as tisanes.
Blackberry, peppermint, and lemon balm make this one hearty caffeine free tea you'll encounter. It's a thoroughly modern blend that suggests fall flavors but is sure to be a year-round favorite for anyone seeking an herbal alternative to the classic evening cuppa.
Seasonal tinges of Eastern bliss show up, too. Lest the garden we're drawing from seem to familiar: our Autumn Sunset also features naturally mellow but precise Rose hips and hibiscus, long known to do wonders for the immune system while tasting lovely. Traditional hibiscus juices can be tasted from Lebanon to Jamaica, and Rose hips is a natural supplement that can be found in any pharmacy. In this blackberry and peppermint-staring herbal tea, they form a distinct and soothing finish. Finally, citric notes from lemon balm and florals round out the remarkable flavor collection here.
A vitamin boost is often in order as the year brightens, cools, and changes. Heart health and citric vitamins abound in this delicious tisane. And the luxurious taste leaves no trace of guilt as cup after cup can be enjoyed and shared without any caffeine. Herbal teas have gained prominence and popularity in recent years and it's easy to see why. The variety, complexity, and freshness of a tisane are exactly what tea lovers look for in a unique favorite blend. Autumn Sunset's tart-sharp peppermint blackberry richness makes a case for itself from the very first sip,whether enjoyed piping hot or cool with a dash of sugar or honey.
Crisp, refreshing, floral and fruity, this singular tea is a healthy indulgence. A caffeine free tea.
Base leaf: Herbal and Fruit
Health properties: Immunol protection, vitamin C.
Flavor strength: Full, cooling fruit sweetness with hibiscus finish.
Ingredients: apple pieces, blackberry leaves, lemon balm, rose hips, peppermint leaves, hibiscus flowers, natural papaya flavor, cranberries, safflower, blue cornflowers.