2005/2006 Meng Hai Region Award Winning Puer Cake (Sheng)$60.00
beTeas is lucky to have acquired some of these aged unfermented Yunnan puer cakes from the award winning tea company, MengHai Nan Qiao. This is an excellent selection for puer tea collectors!
2013 Iceland Bing Dao Old Tea Tree Unfermented Puer Cake (Gold Stamp)$200.00
This Pu’er cake tea was made by the Tea Master in limited quantity; it is considered a very special and rare type of puer. The leaves are strong and thick, silver needles can be found throughout in the cake. The liquor is a bright like yellow gold, scent is like orchid, taste like honey. After a sip, the taste of the nature is irresistible, with a strong feeling of energy from the nature. Each cake is 200g.
2013 Snow Mountain Hu Unfermented Puer Cake$45.00
This unfermented tea cake hails from a private reserved over 200－500 years old ancient tea trees, which grown on high latitude mountain at the Big Snow Mountain region.
Wildly grown on the tea mountain at over 1500 meters above sea level, untouched by modern pollution. Each cake is 200g.
Assam Chota Tingrai Estate TGFOP (organic)$8.00 – $56.00
The Chota Tingrai Tea Estate is located in the Tinsukia district of Assam. Run by young and progressive thinking, fourth generation tea farmers, they are a great example of change agents in Assam toward sustainable and ethical farming.
The leaf style is a very classic Assam, and the very desirable TGFOP grade, a whole leaf that will deliver the bold flavours that are Assam’s calling card, while allowing the tea’s more subtle characteristics to come through. The liquor aroma is honeyed with notes of black currant and apricot, delivering a smooth and full mouthfeel right from the start. One may detect hints of fruit, wood and even fresh melon.
Dong Ding Ex. Spec. Premium Oolong$11.00 – $37.00
Infamous for its impressive character and refreshing infusion, Dong Ding is one of the most famous Taiwanese Oolongs. Dong Ding Oolong is partially oxidized (30-50%) and then heavily baked for an extended period of time. As a result, it has a darker color than some oolongs in its class, with a ripe, fruity flavour and aroma that has a long linger and full-body.
Empress Ginseng Oolong$8.00 – $26.00Rated 4.00 out of 5
This unique, premium oolong is coated in ginseng powder, hand rolled and dry roasted. It is a popular Chinese tonic, as combining oolong with the longevity herb, ginseng, produces a vibrant health and energy drink. Each sip leaves a surprisingly sweet finish that lingers at play with the smooth oolong taste. Be sure to give this oolong a very quick rinse, and steep multiple times for short steeps, and revel in a different experience each time!
Gunpowder Green 2nd Flush$6.00 – $82.00
Gunpowder green tea is believed to have been produced for over 1000 years and was named by the British due to the leaf’s resemblance to the gunpowder pellets used in their cannons. Gunpowder green has a strong and lightly smokey vegetal taste and dry, astringent finish. It makes a refreshing afternoon tea, and it may store longer than other greens because of its compressed shape.
Himalayan Hand-rolled Tips (organic)$9.00 – $83.00Rated 5.00 out of 5
beTeas is proud to offer organic Himalayan Tips from the renowned Jun Chiyabari Estate in eastern Nepal. These elegantly curled tips are harvested in autumn and carefully hand rolled, which is extremely labour intensive. This stunning leaf, with its blend of black and green tips, provides a smooth, mild and slightly fruity infusion with flowery notes that is reminiscent of teas from nearby Darjeeling.
Himalayan Orange First Flush Premium (organic)$10.00 – $32.00
This 2017 first flush organic black tea, from the renowned Jun Chiyabari Estate in eastern Nepal, is a pure delight for anyone who deeply loves tea or those looking to expand their tea experience! Himalayan Orange is most similar to a highly graded Darjeeling SFGFOP1 yet with even higher quality due to this estate’s curly-twisted hand-rolled leaves. First flush tea leaves retain a slight greenish characteristic despite being a classified black tea, and are a rare treat for artisan tea connoisseurs.
Himalayan White Premium (organic)$18.00 – $64.00
New lot just arrived! White tea from the Jun Chiyabari Estate in eastern Nepal, is a rare treat, as only a limited amount is available each spring and small artisan tea shops like beTeas have to compete with the big guys to get it. We’ve been lucky enough to snag a couple of kilos of this exceptional leaf, so don’t miss out on this rare treat!
Lover’s Leap Estate Orange Pekoe$7.00 – $49.00
This Ceylon black tea from Sri Lanka is a true Orange Pekoe from the famed, Lover’s Leap Estate. This single estate is located in the foothills directly below the Lovers Leap waterfall in Nuwara Eilya district. This is perhaps one of the most recognized tea estates in the region.
Matcha Genmaicha Kuromame$9.00 – $35.00
Genmaicha is the Japanese name for green tea with roasted brown rice. This beautiful organic genmaicha blends roasted brown rice and popped rice with organic sencha, lending an oceanic green tea base a playful nutty and savory aroma and flavour.
Mineral Rock Wuyi Mountain Oolong$12.00 – $98.00
This traditional long oxidized Wuyi oolong exhibits the classic dark curly tea leaves and has a smooth, rich body with a roasted aroma and sweet finish. Rich mineral character, co-mingled with a hint of fruity fragrance, and a final finish of toasted bread.
Salama Green$9.00 – $65.00
We call this ‘Salama’ green, since in Swahili, salama has several translations, including: health, peace, robustness, well, and we think this is a fitting name for this vibrant, yet clean and smooth tasting green tea that is unlike any other green tea on the market! Grown in one of the world’s most clean tea terriors, these whole tea leaves will steep multiple infusions of vibrant green liquor.
Wuyi (Shui Xian) Oolong (organic)$9.00 – $15.00
This organic Wuyi oolong has a smooth, rich body with a classic roasted aroma and sweet finish, accented by notes of raisin sugar, honeysuckle and roasted barley. Some say it exudes notes of dark chocolate!
Zhang Lang Sheng Puer (raw)$32.00
This unfermented “sheng” or “raw” puer cake comes from the remote villages of Yunnan and is produced by the Bulang minority. Powerful, with strains of easy, sweet tangs, this puer is well enjoyed while still green, and is also great for aging (Summer 2014). A mild tea that grows a bit and develops with each infusion, it is one whose tones come with some powerful vegetal blasts of the famed soil of this remote region. Each cake weighs approximately 100g.
Himalayan Evergreen Premium (organic)$14.00 – $50.00Rated 5.00 out of 5
New lot just arrived!
beTeas is proud to offer this high grade organic Himalayan Evergreen green tea from the renowned Jun Chiyabari Estate in eastern Nepal. This unique green tea boasts partially hand rolled & tightly twisted leaves that infuse a lively, vegetal cup with accents of fresh fruit and finish of chestnuts.