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Loose Leaf Canisters

If you're curious about loose leaf teas, or want to introduce someone to the styles you love, we recommend these pre-packed canisters. Two ounces (14 servings) of premium loose leaf tea sealed inside a mylar bag and packed into these double lidded canisters make a perfect way to try something new, for yourself or your tea-loving friends.
  • Cloud & Mist Looseleaf Canister
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    This red canister contains two ounces (14 servings) of one of our favorite everyday green teas, Cloud & Mist. Harvested late April 2016 from Fuding County, Fujian Province. Cloud & Mist is one of the oldest styles of green tea from Fujian. The locals sometimes call the tea "cai cha" or "vegetable tea", an endearing, familiar term for a tea that they drink day in and day out. Each leaf is hand-picked, then roasted with...

  • Jin Xuan (Winter Sprout) Looseleaf Canister
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    This red canister contains two ounces (14 servings) of one of our most unusual oolong teas, Jing Xuan (Winter Sprout). Called “Dong Pian” in Chinese, Winter Sprout is by far our most unusual tea acquisition from Taiwan. Formosa winter teas are typically picked from mid-to-late November. If the winter is mild enough, the tea plant will sometimes grow a new sprout before slipping into cold weather dormancy. Our Winter Sprout comes from this secondary growth,...

  • Native Cultivar (Mi Xiang) Looseleaf Canister
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    This red canister contains two ounces (14 servings) of one of our best black teas, Native Cultivar, Mi Xiang. We are not certain how long the tea plants for our Formosa Red, Native Cultivar have been in existence. The varietal had grown wild in Taiwan and largely ignored until the colonial Japanese administration identified it as a potential candidate for black tea production in the early 1900s. Thereafter, the cultivar was planted in the hills...

  • Dragon Pearl Jasmine Supreme Looseleaf Canister
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    This red canister contains two ounces (14 servings) of one of our best jasmine teas, Dragon Pearl Jasmine Supreme. Dragon Pearl Jasmine Supreme is our finest Jasmine scented tea. We only use spring-harvested Da Bai leaf buds from Fuding County, Fujian for the base tea, a variety usually reserved for white tea crafting. The buds are handpicked, then steamed and individually rolled by hand. The finished tea is then stored to await the blossoming of...

  • Three Cultivar Red Loosleaf Canister
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    This red canister contains two ounces (14 servings) of one of our favorite everyday black teas, Three Cultivar Red. Our Three Cultivar Red is a unique blend of three varieties from Wuyi Shan and Fujian Province. In a world defined by tradition and age-old crafting methods, this tea is a rare innovation. The tea maker who created it is amongst a small group experimenting with new cultivars and crafting styles to create wonderful and delicious...

  • Inner Blossom Jasmine Canister
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    This red canister contains two ounces (14 servings) of our favorite blossoming tea, Inner Blossom Jasmine. Over fifty white tea buds enclose an inner red clover. Each blossom is then scented over the course of six nights with summer Jasmine. Once steeped in water, the individual buds open to form the petals of an underwater daisy with a red chrysanthemum at its center.

  • Dark Roast Tieguanyin Looseleaf Canister
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    This red canister contains two ounces (14 servings) of one of our most traditional oolong teas, Dark Roast Tieguanyin. Harvested in Anxi County, Fujian Province in Spring 2014, the leaf is 30% oxidized, first by bruising the leaves in a bamboo drum and then allowing them to rest and gradually wither. The rest time enables the conversion of catechins into bioflavonoids while enriching the color of the liquor. We then asked the tea maker to...

  • White Dragon Pearl Premium Looseleaf Canister
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    This red canister contains two ounces (14 servings) of one of our favorite white teas, White Dragon Pearl Premium. Dragon Pearl is crafted from spring-harvested Da Bai leaf buds from Fuding County, Fujian. Though it is usually reserved for the base of jasmine teas, we commissioned the farmer to reserve some of this crop for our white tea connoisseurs. The buds are handpicked, then steamed and individually rolled by hand. This is perfect for those...