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January 31, 2014

In 1992, a tea revolution began, sparked by The Republic of Tea (a socially and environmentally responsible business), with a mission to see splendid world teas “steaming in the cups of men, women and children everywhere.” Here, courtesy of The Republic of Tea, we bring you a glossary of teas for two (or more!). See a few you’d like to try? We serve The Republic of Tea selections by the cup at our coffee bar!

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Black Tea Containing about half the caffeine of coffee and twice that of green tea, black tea is the most common tea in North America and boasts numerous health benefits. Try Ginger Peach Longevity Tea.

Black Tea Containing about half the caffeine of coffee and twice that of green tea, black tea is the most common tea in North America and boasts numerous health benefits.Try Ginger Peach Longevity Tea.

Oolong Originating in Taiwan and southeast China, Oolong’s fragrance is somewhere between apples, orchids, and peaches. With a caffeine content midway between black and green tea, Oolong has a distinct, alluring flavor. Try Dragon Oolong Tea of Good

Oolong Originating in Taiwan and southeast China, Oolong’s fragrance is somewhere between apples, orchids, and peaches. With a caffeine content midway between black and green tea, Oolong has a distinct, alluring flavor. Try Dragon Oolong Tea of Goo

Green A treasure of China and Japan and now of America, green tea leaves are heated or steamed immediately after harvest, producing an all–natural flavor with nourishing antioxidants. Try The People’s Daily Green Tea.

Green A treasure of China and Japan and now of America, green tea leaves are heated or steamed immediately after harvest, producing an all–natural flavor with nourishing antioxidants. Try The People’s Daily Green Tea.

Matcha The star of the centuries–old Japanese tea ceremony, Matcha tea powder is ground from fine Japanese green tea leaves and its pleasant taste and health benefits make it a favorite of many tea lovers today. Try Double Green Matcha Tea.

Matcha The star of the centuries–old Japanese tea ceremony, Matcha tea powder is ground from fine Japanese green tea leaves and its pleasant taste and health benefits make it a favorite of many tea lovers today. Try Double Green Matcha Tea.

100% White Tea Also known as China white, this rare tea is delicate with mellow, sweet notes. Try Asian Jasmine White Tea.

100% White Tea Also known as China white, this rare tea is delicate with mellow, sweet notes. Try Asian Jasmine White Tea.

Herbal Just plain delicious and caffeine free, try Cardamon Cinnamon Warm the Heart Herb Tea.

Herbal Just plain delicious and caffeine free, try Cardamon Cinnamon Warm the Heart Herb Tea.

Rooibos Pronounced “ROY–boss” and often referred to as African redbush tea, rooibos contains polyphenols, flavonoids and is caffeine–free. Try Double Red Rooibos tea for a treat.

Rooibos Pronounced “ROY–boss” and often referred to as African redbush tea, rooibos contains polyphenols, flavonoids and is caffeine–free. Try Double Red Rooibos tea for a treat.

Hibiscus Superflower Exotic and intoxicating, hibiscus tea delivers beautiful flavor with health benefits. This sweet ruby–red tea is a delicious indulgence. Try the Republic’s Natural Hibiscus tea.

Hibiscus Superflower Exotic and intoxicating, hibiscus tea delivers beautiful flavor with health benefits. This sweet ruby–red tea is a delicious indulgence. Try the Republic’s Natural Hibiscus tea.

Decaffeinated choices The Republic of Teas offers decaf teas in both green tea and black tea, utilizing the Republic’s all–natural and eco–friendly decaffeination process. Check out Daily Green Tea in Decaf Peach Ginger.

Decaffeinated choices The Republic of Teas offers decaf teas in both green tea and black tea, utilizing the Republic’s all–natural and eco–friendly decaffeination process. Check out Daily Green Tea in Decaf Peach Ginger.