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Spiced Berry Refresher Black Tea (Blackberry / Pomegranate)

A bold, refreshing blend perfect for iced tea. $7/oz, $5 as we say goodbye to this tea at the end of the month.

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This summer iced tea blend is available through October 1st – enjoy last call with discount! We love a good iced tea and this year we thought we’d put together a bold, refreshing, invigorating iced tea refresher. The result is our blackberry pomegranate iced tea blend.  A black tea base is paired with a careful […]

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Hammock Blend Black Tea (Orange Creme)

Tastes almost like an orangesicle! Perfect for relaxing in the hammock. $7/oz, $6 as we say goodbye to this tea at the end of the month.

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This summer iced tea blend is available through October 1st – enjoy last call with discount! When we set out to make the perfect loose leaf iced tea blend, we knew one of our favorite flavors was orange. With a hint of “creme” creamy vanilla flavor, it makes the most delicious iced tea, the perfect classic […]

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Afternoon “High Tea” White Tea (Peach / Pear)

Relax with friends & hot scones and this lovely weekend tea. Lightly caffeinated. $7/oz.

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Inspired by the light, fruity flavors of many European teahouse “high tea” teas, our signature afternoon “high tea” blend uses white tea base flavored with our favorite fruits: white peach tea and white pear tea. This makes this tea perfect to enjoy with foods, family, and friends. Lightly caffeinated with a touch of apricot and […]

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Peach Popsicle Herbal Tea (Peach/Almond)

A great summer iced tea - like a popsicle without the mess. $7/oz,$6 as we say goodbye to this tea at the end of the month.

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This summer iced tea blend is available through October 1st – enjoy last call with discount! Peach Popsicle, a peach iced tea, started out last year as a happy “accident” in the blending room – a mix-up resulted in a tea that quickly became a staff favorite.  Not only does this blend smell amazing, but it’s […]

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Loose Leaf Tea Filter Bags

Keep these handy when entertaining or when you don't want to brew a whole pot of tea. $7-8 per box of 100.

If you don’t have an infuser handy, you can filter your loose leaf tea with tea filter bags. We use natural, non-bleached chlorine-free tea bags to ensure you get the best flavor and no harmful chemicals leeching into your tea. T-Sac has the best quality and excellent design (the flap is long enough to be […]

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Comfort Blend Decaf Black Tea (Orange / Cinnamon)

This familiar flavor is your best friend for a tranquil, revitalizing cuppa. $7/oz

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Everybody loves a good cup of orange spice tea — and here at Plum Deluxe, we have our own simple recipe that we make whenever the moment calls for a classic hot or iced tea. We start with a fresh decaffeinated Ceylon black tea that has a wonderful vanilla aroma to it, and add dried […]

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Contemplative Blend Guayusa Tea (Lemon / Orange)

Feel peaceful yet inspired. $7/oz

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Guayusa is a plant found in South America and is similar to the somewhat more well known mate tea.  While guayusa has caffeine, many report the affects to be much smoother and less caffeine “jitters.”  Guayusa tastes very similar to something in between a white tea and a black tea – it’s quite refreshing and makes an […]

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Porch Sippin’ Pecan Black Tea

Sit, relax, and enjoy. $7/oz.

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Sometimes you just want to sit a spell and relax with a cup of tea. Whether that’s on the front porch, back porch – or heck, anywhere, even if you don’t have a porch – our fragrant, delicious pecan tea black tea blend is a brew you’ll want to sink into. With a base of bold, […]

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Abundance Blend Green Tea (Passionfruit / Elderflower)

A simple but thoughtfully chosen combination of fruit + flowers. $7/oz.

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What does abundance taste like? We’re giving it a try with our Abundance green tea blend — a simple but thoughtfully chosen blend somewhere been an elderflower green tea and a passion fruit green tea. A delicious, organically harvested sencha green tea is the base to which we add a light dash of pure passionfruit […]

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Watermelon Mint Herbal Tea

One of our summer favorites - a true thirst quencher. $7/oz, , $6 as we say goodbye to this tea at the end of the month.

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This summer iced tea blend is available through October 1st – enjoy last call with discount! Originally featured in our tea club a couple of years ago, our signature watermelon mint iced tea has quickly become a staff favorite for a summer thirst quencher. A simple blend of fruit pieces and mint, it is packed with delicious […]

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Hope Blend Green Tea (Jasmine)

Soft, sweet, and encouraging. $7/oz

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Sometimes there is nothing more comforting than a simple jasmine green tea.    We call our jasmine green tea the Hope Blend because that’s the feeling it exudes – soft, sweet, and encouraging. A base of Chinese green tea is lightly dried with fresh jasmine flowers; we add some extra jasmine buds and a pop […]

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Comfort Blend Black Tea (Orange / Cinnamon)

This familiar flavor is your best friend for a tranquil, revitalizing cuppa. $7/oz

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Everybody loves a good cup of orange cinnamon tea — and here at Plum Deluxe, we have our own simple recipe that we make whenever the moment calls for a classic hot or iced tea – it’s widely considered the best orange spice tea out there. We start with a fresh Ceylon black tea that […]

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Oregon Breakfast Black Tea (Hazelnut / Orange)

Savor a sip of Oregon in the morning (or anytime!). Celebrate today with rich hazelnut essence with a hint of bright orange. $7/oz.

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This hazelnut tea with orange is how Plum Deluxe folk like to start their day. The earthy base of black tea and honeybush tea helps center you; the ping of orange helps wake you and get you excited about today’s possibilities. It’s a simple tea and yet it is rich with subtle flavors. (Prefer no caffeine? […]

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Easy to Be Green Tea (Blueberry / Hibiscus)

Take it easy with a cup of easy to be green tea. $7/oz.

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This blend was featured in our tea club and voted by our community to be available for all in the online shop!  An easy, breezy blueberry green tea blend just called Easy to Be (because “it’s not easy being green” is copyrighted) pairs fresh, grassy notes of green rooibos and Japanese sencha green tea with […]

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Royal Wedding Black Tea (Lemon/Elderflower)

Cheers to special celebrations! $7/oz

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This limited-edition tea is available through August. Celebrating the first anniversary of the royal nuptials of Price Harry and Meghan Markle, we’ve released a specialty Royal Wedding black tea. Tying in with the couple’s lemon and elderflower wedding cake, enjoy a delicious cup of vanilla black tea with fresh lemon peel, elderflower, and a hint […]

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Dragonfruit Desire Herbal Tea

Delicious, exotic, dreamy. $7/oz

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Delicious, exotic, dreamy, our dragon herbal tea is a colorful, aromatic blend of green rooibos and fruit flavors perfect to sooth the ebbs and flows of everyday life.  Enjoy as a wonderful herbal iced tea or hot tea.   It’s just perfect for a bit of “me time” but also a tea great shared with those you love.

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Citrus Mint Green Tea (Lemon / Orange / Lemongrass / Mint)

Sit in the stillness and feel refreshed. $7/oz.

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Looking for a refreshing, contemplative cup of green tea?  Then look no further than our wonderful citrus mint green tea.  A delightful dance of lemon and orange pair with hints of lemongrass and a sprinkle of spearmint to create a true tea zen moment.  It’s bright and awakening but in a calm, assuring way.  It makes […]

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Raspberry Revitalizer Lemon Mate Tea

Sparks nourishment and great ideas. $7/oz

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Fall in love with our raspberry lemon tea, a refreshing and revitalizing cup of tea.  It’s a very bright, delicate balance of green mate (much more grassy and pleasing to the palate than traditionally aged mate) with lemongrass, lemon peel, hibiscus, and raspberries.  Mate packs plenty of calm caffeination, so the light nature of the flavor […]

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Happy Hour Herbal Tea (Hibiscus / Lime)

Make every tea moment a happy hour. $7/oz.

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Sometimes the mood just calls for a cup of a tart, refreshing hibiscus tea.  We’re taking it to the next level with the addition of grounding honeybush tea, a pinch of lemon verbena, and a splash of lime extract.  The result?  A hibiscus lime tea that’s all but guaranteed to make your tea moments happy […]

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House Blend Black Tea (Creamy Vanilla English Breakfast)

Our signature English breakfast style black tea blend. $7/oz.

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For us this a classic vanilla black tea is the most comforting tea blend, which is why we call it our “house blend” — inspired by a typical British “builder’s tea,” it is strong yet restorative. The black vanilla tea base is a balanced mix of bold, malty Assam and citrusy sweet Ceylon black teas (in traditional […]

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Summer Breakfast Black Tea (Grapefruit)

Grapefruit is black tea's best summer flavor partner, without a doubt. $7/oz, $6 as we say goodbye to this tea at the end of the month.

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This summer iced tea blend is available through October 1st – enjoy last call with discount! We know what you’re thinking — grapefruit? Trust us, this is one of the best pairings in the tea world.  The bitterness of the grapefruit and the tannins in the black tea balance each other out to create a […]

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‘Vista Blend’ Herbal Tea (Apricot / Lavender)

A lovely herbal iced tea. $7/oz.

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The delicious honeybush tea with apricot and lavender “Vista Blend” is inspired by one of our favorite things about nature — the views. This tea reminds us that we can have a beautiful view wherever we are, if only we slow down to appreciate it. We use a base of earthy honeybush tea, paired perfectly with Oregon […]

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Pineapple Oops Green Tea (Citrus/Pineapple)

A delicious pineapple blend, such a summer treat. $7/oz, $6 as we say goodbye to this tea at the end of the month.

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This summer iced tea blend is available through October 1st – enjoy last call with discount! Even the most steadfast professionals make the occasional mistakes – in this case, one of our tea makers switched up a recipe by accident.  In this case, it was a delicious accident – vibrant flavor of pineapple and citrus […]

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Wonder-Full Pomegranate Decaf Black Tea

Enjoying all that life has to offer. $7/oz

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Always looking for a great decaf black tea blend, we found our island-vacation-getaway-in-a-cup with this wonderful pomegranate tea.  With fresh decaf black tea, real pomegranate arils, and a pinch of linden leaf, in one sip you’ll want to put your feet up and relax awhile.  Great iced.

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“Smooth Sailing” Mango Black Tea

Find the easiest, best path forward. $7/oz

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Looking for a classic mango black tea?  Look no further than our “smooth sailing” blend – simple and classic, yet inspiring.  Whether it’s a crisp iced tea on a hot day, or a warming infusion on a blustery afternoon, you’ll appreciate the nuanced flavors in this delicious mango Ceylon tea blend.  Sip and know that […]

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Rejuvenation Blend Herbal Tea (Ginger / Lemon)

Slow down for an emotional & mental boost. $7/oz.

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Looking for a rejuvenation boost? Our lemon and ginger tea is just the thing. We start with lots of fresh, spicy ginger root and crisp lemon peel. Ginger/lemon is one of our favorite things, but we had to deluxe it up with a few apple pieces for a touch of sweetness, a pinch of licorice root […]

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Garden Grove Green Tea (Jasmine / Cherry)

Our signature green blend full of easygoing flavor. Find your zen. $7/oz.

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Our signature cherry green tea blend is full of easygoing flavor. Find your zen with the tart cherries, the calming jasmine, and the sweet smell of vanilla, all gently blended with a Chinese green tea full of healing antioxidants and delicious flavor. A wonderful cherry tea blend great hot or on ice.

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Strawberry Rhubarb Oolong Tea

Savor those sweet summer moments. $7/oz, $6 as we say goodbye to this tea at the end of the month.

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This summer iced tea blend is available through October 1st – enjoy last call with discount! Nothing says sweet summer days like strawberry rhubarb – especially when you’re sipping a gleaming ice cold pitcher of strawberry rhubarb tea.  A equitable balance of oolong teas and black teas, this blend steeps up an excellent cold brew […]

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“Banana Bread” Bread Herbal Dessert Tea (Chocolate/Chestnut)

Limited-edition feature blend, just $5 while supplies last.

For the first time, we tested a “banana bread” herbal tea dessert tea in our 2018 advent calendar.  It was a big hit – so much so we blew through our stock of ingredients quickly. But then… we discovered some extras when preparing our inventory stocks for summer iced teas.  Although the idea of keeping […]

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Uplifting Coconut Chai

Pour yourself an invigorating uplift. $7/oz

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You asked us for a coconut chai tea and it’s here – a coconut chai black tea. There’s something about a classic masala chai paired with fresh coconut that we just can’t get enough of!  In this case, we’re using a malty Assam black tea, which gives this chai a robust base from which to […]

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Blackberry Mojito Black Tea (Lime / Maple / Spearmint)

Put a bit of pizzazz into your tea time. $7/oz

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Inspired by the cocktail of the same name, our blackberry mojito tea will add some pizzazz to your tea time.  The hallmarks of a refreshing mojito are lime and spearmint, which we added a few blackberries and also a splash of maple (mojitos generally have powdered sugar – we thought this was a lovely substitute).   It’s sweet […]

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Peach Bellini Herbal Tea

Sip and have some fun. $7/oz.

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Our delicious and fruity peach bellini tea reminds us to slow down for a moment, smile, and have some fun. Our favorite peach herbal tea, piles of fresh fruit pieces (strawberry, mango, papaya, apricot, pineapple – and of course, peach!) are slowly blended together for a refreshing treat, hot or iced.

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Pineapple Pop Herbal Tea

A fun, inspiring, calming cuppa. $7/oz

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If you love your herbal tea to pop, then you’ll love our Pineapple Pop pineapple herbal tea!  It’s like an ocean wave on a Hawaiian beach rolling in with refreshing fun and flavor. We use a grassy green rooibos base, which helps balance out the acidity and intensity of the pineapple flavor.  There’s real pineapple pieces […]

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Fog Cutter Black Tea (Irish Breakfast w/Hint of Lemon)

Clear through the emotional clutter and focus on your dreams. $7oz, only $5 in September.

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Enjoy a pick-me-up as we transition from summer into fall – Fog Cutter is our $5 featured tea of the month. Sometimes you need a bold black tea to help you clear through the emotional and mental clutter and help you focus on what you need to do to reach your goals and dreams. That’s […]

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Currant Conversation Oolong Tea (Vanilla / Black Currant)

A woodsy oolong meets tart fruit for elegance in a cup. Sip and be inspired. $7/oz.

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Looking for a conversation starter? We’ve got one right here with this great blend – widely considered the best black currant tea, with vanilla. It’s elegance in a cup, a wonderful balance of woodsy vanilla and tart fruit. This blend relies on its simplicity. The base is a fresh, earthy, and grounding Formosa oolong tea from Taiwan. […]

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Delightful Morning Blend (Earl Grey Lavender)

Flavorful earl grey with a Oregon lavender twist. $7/oz.

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Originally we created this tweak of our Mindful Morning earl grey with a pinch of Oregon lavender for the many flower festivals we visit during the spring and summer – and lucky day, this lavender earl grey tea is now available year-round. The fresh lavender adds a softness and balance to the astringency of the bergamot, accented […]

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Mindful Morning Tea Blend (Earl Grey)

Get your day (or tea moment) started in a wonderful way. Earl Grey with a Plum Deluxe twist. $7/oz.

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Everyone loves Earl Grey, but we found a way to make it even better so that we can start every day with a tea blend that is truly luxurious with our earl grey creme (a.k.a vanilla earl grey ‘creamy’). We began with our absolute favorite black tea, Ceylon. We then added a tiny pinch of […]

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National Tea Day and 8 Other Tea Holidays You Should Celebrate

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For a lot of us tea-lovers who drink tea on a daily basis, it’s easy to forget that tea can be a cause for celebration. That’s why tea holidays exist. National Tea Day and these eight other days invite us to sit back, relax, and remember what made us love the drink so much in […]

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Gifts for Iced Tea Lovers

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Some like it hot, and some like it iced. Many of us drink iced tea to help keep cool during warmer weather, but some iced tea lovers prefer iced tea year-round. Maybe they like the taste, maybe they like the soothing sound of ice cubes clinking in a glass. If you have an upcoming occasion […]

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How to Make Iced Tea with Loose Leaf Tea

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Few things feel so good during warm weather as a nice, cold glass of iced tea. Just sipping it brings back memories of my mom’s sun tea, which was brewed by the gallon all summer long. Whether you’re an iced tea veteran or a beginner just exploring the world beyond the tea pot, this is […]

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The Best Loose Leaf Iced Tea Makers for Your Summer Sipping

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So you want to make some iced tea, huh? Awesome! Iced tea is lovely any time of the year, but it really shines during the warmer spring and summer months. Iced sweet tea has been popular down South for generations, and the craze is finally catching on. Nowadays — just as with automatic hot tea […]

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Ways to Use Loose Leaf Tea

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Here at Plum Deluxe, any time is tea time! But did you realize there’s more to it than just the beverage? As our resident tea fanatic, I am happy to provide you with a bazillion (okay, 42) ways to use loose leaf tea, arranged in alphabetical order for your pleasure. Some are for drinking, some […]

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12 Summer Iced Tea Recipes

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The summer brings warm weather, which means that iced tea season is upon us. To help make the hot months cool and flavorful, here are twelve summer iced tea recipes! These recipes are broken into three of my favorite iced tea types: creamy, latte “fogs;” sweet and tart Arnold Palmers; and smooth and cool Moroccan […]

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How To Make Sun Brewed Iced Tea

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There’s nothing quite as satisfying in summertime as a refreshing glass of iced tea. When you have a sunny afternoon in front of you and some strong, fruity black tea in your tea cupboard, you can make the weather work for you, and make yourself some sun brewed iced tea! Best Teas for Sun Tea […]

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Carbonated Tea Recipe: How To Make Sparkling Iced Tea

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As far as drinks go, iced tea is a pretty classic choice that we love — but as you know we sometimes we like to add a little something special to standard recipes. In this case we are opting for a carbonated tea recipe for our little something special. We will show you how to […]

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Best Black Tea for Iced Tea

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One of the best parts of warmer weather is iced tea! If you’re a black tea lover who is getting ready for some summery drinks, then you’ve come to the right article. Today, we’re going to talk about the best black tea for iced tea! Obviously, the best black tea for iced tea is a […]

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As you begin your search for new tea like Teavana, let's compare popular Teavana tea flavors to similar Plum Deluxe blends and help you connect with a new source for tasty tea.

Where to Find Tea Like Teavana

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It is a specific kind of disappointment when a product you like gets discontinued and you can no longer find it on the shelves or in stock. When that happens, you have to embark on a trial basis with similar products, hoping one of them is the right fit for you. Maybe this is all […]

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3 of the Best Tea Flavors for Sun Tea

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Whenever the sun is shining and the temperature is even moderately warm, we almost always want to tear outside and get a pitcher of sun tea going.  For me, it reminds me of those thoughtful moments with mom or grandma — all that’s missing is some clothes drying on the line and a pile of […]

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Chill Out: Four Ways to Enjoy Frozen Iced Tea

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Sometimes, iced tea just doesn’t cut it. As we get into the hottest of summer days, you may find yourself looking for something even colder than iced tea. May we recommend frozen iced tea? Frozen iced tea can come in several forms, but when made correctly, still carries that burst of flavor and energy you’ve […]

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How Long Does Tea Last In the Fridge?

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Iced tea: It’s cold, it’s refreshing, and it’s what everyone looks forward to on a warm day. Many folks like to make big batches of tea ahead of time, for easier as-needed sipping. But just how long will it stay good? Today, let’s answer the question of how long does tea last in the fridge. […]

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Spiced Iced Tea: Adding Zip to a Classic Front Porch Sip

Today’s feature was brought to you by Bigelow Tea. Generally, I am not a huge iced tea fan – usually because it’s made from instant, or too sweet, though it’s hard not to knowledge how refreshing a glass of sweet tea can be in the summer. Recently on Pinterest I saw a recipe for spiced […]

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Arnold Palmer Iced Tea Sangria

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As summer temperatures soar each afternoon, a tall glass of iced tea sangria is a luscious way to bid farewell to the heat of the day and beckon a balmy summer evening. A delightful blend of wine, sweetened tea, and fresh fruit, iced tea sangria is not only a refreshing drink, it is beautiful to […]

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Iced is Nice: How to Brew Tea In Cold Water

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As soon as springtime temperatures start to creep past winter-coat-required levels, my thoughts and tastes immediately turn to iced tea over my usual hot cuppa in the mornings. I’ve become known around my office as the iced tea lady (a title I’ll proudly accept), strolling into work with an impressively-sized 32 ounces of freshly made […]

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What to Mix with Green Tea

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I know most days, I reach for my tried-and-true black tea, but sometimes I need to take a break from all that robust flavor and caffeine. The lush flavors of green tea are just the right alternative. Green tea can be in loose leaf form, ground into powder, or even rolled into little tea pellets. […]

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An orange and blue print teapot sits next to a bag of loose leaf herbal tea and a mesh tea ball infuser on a wooden slab.

Tea-Making Basics: How Much Loose Tea Per Cup

So you’re a tea lover. You’ve come to the right place, we all are at Plum Deluxe! Whether it’s that first cup of tea with breakfast or the last one for the day as you settle in with a good book for the evening, tea is something to be enjoyed. It’s a moment in your […]

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Black Tea 101: Digging Deeper Into the World of Tea

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Black tea is just… black tea, right? It’s a bit more nuanced than that. We thought it was time to delve a little deeper into the world of tea knowledge, so today we’re taking a closer look at black tea. What Makes It Black? All tea comes from the same plant, a tree-like shrub called […]

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Overhead view of loose leaf tea brewing in several cups, a cup of matcha and a whisk, and a bag of tea on a wooden board.

How to Start Liking Tea

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Today we delve into a question about personal taste, namely, how to start liking tea. There are so many different types of tea and so many different ways to brew and experience tea, you are bound to connect with at least one of them. Tea Types and Flavors When most people think of tea, they […]

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How to Set Up the Perfect Iced Tea Bar

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When the first hot sunshine of spring hits, that’s the time to head outside with friends and family for a fabulous iced tea bar under the trees. While simple black iced tea, especially sweet, always refreshes on a hot day, there’s so much more you can do to iced tea to make it extra special […]

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A person in jeans and sneakers holds an orange mug full of tea while standing next to a welcome mat full of loose leaf tea mail.

You’ve got Tea Mail! 5 Tips When Buying Mail Order Tea Online

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Remember the old AOL message, you’ve got mail? (Yes, the one they made the movie about.) First we were excited about getting email, then it became a deluge of spam offers and email became a drag. These days, mail is back – the physical kind.  Subscription boxes and eCommerce are growing fast, but the mail that […]

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Best Tea for Sweet Tea

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In the movie “Steel Magnolias,” Dolly Parton’s character proclaimed that sweet tea was, “the house wine of the south.” We’re here to affirm that yes, Dolly was onto something. Summer just doesn’t feel complete to me without jar upon jar of cold-brewed, loose leaf tea clinking into one another on my refrigerator shelf. But while […]

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Start Your Day Right With a Cool Black Tea Smoothie

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Sometimes, the best thing for a summer morning boost is a power-packed, refreshing smoothie. You don’t need to abandon your daily tea routine just because you’re craving a smoothie, though. Enjoy the best of both worlds by whipping up a black tea smoothie! What Is a Black Tea Smoothie? There are two routes you can […]

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Boba Shop Delights: How to Make Bubble Tea at Home

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Have you ever wished you knew how to make bubble tea so you could enjoy it at home? With this bubble tea recipe, you’ll be able to make endless flavor combinations with all your favorite tastes. What is Boba or Bubble Tea? Bubble tea is a Taiwanese drink usually made of black or green tea, […]

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Caffeine In Tea Types

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Many times I choose to drink teas based on their flavor, but the caffeine level in my tea can also be a deciding factor. Let’s explore the range of caffeine in tea types to help you choose the right caffeine level in your next cup. One of the biggest factors in determining caffeine in tea […]

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The 3 Best Ways to Brew Loose Leaf Tea

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Wondering how to brew loose leaf tea? Making and steeping loose leaf tea is one of the most common questions we get. And here’s the thing: there are lots of ways to do it, each with its own time and place. Here are, in my opinion, the three best ways to make and steep a […]

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A New Generation of Tea Drinkers: How to Host a Teen Tea Party

In years gone by, the tea party was a rite of passage for many young people, but in today’s society many teens may never experience the joy of a tea party. Hosting a teen tea party is a wonderful opportunity to gather together a group of young folks and make them feel special. Help your […]

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How Healthy Iced Tea Can Help You Beat the Heat

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Who doesn’t love summer? Several years ago, my hand would have shot up. That is, until a friend in India put a bug in my ear about the many ways tea could keep me cooler on hot summer days. Since discovering the cooling bliss of healthy iced tea, I don’t bat an eye at even […]

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Does Tea Need to be Refrigerated

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Maybe you started a warm cup of tea too late at night. You know it’s going to keep you up if you drink it, but it’s so good! You can’t just let it go to waste! You can save it for the morning, but does tea need to be refrigerated? The good news is that […]

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The Fastest Way to Ruin Loose Tea: Storing Tea in Freezer

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You’ve found it: Your absolute favorite blend of tea. The temptation to stockpile as much as you can is strong. The first solution that comes to mind may be storing tea in freezer bags and packing it away in the back of your icebox. However, when you come back to finish your frozen tea, you […]

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How To Make Thai Tea from Scratch

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Thai iced tea, which originates in Thailand, has become an incredibly popular drink here in the U.S. First introduced in Thai restaurants across the country, its deep color and sweet, creamy flavor make it an easy drink to enjoy. But don’t think you have to venture to one of these establishments just for a glass […]

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Spirited Infusions with a Twist: 5 Favorite Tea Cocktails to Try at Home

Tea is rich in antioxidant benefits, naturally sugar-free (a teaspoon of tea brewed with water only contains 2 calories), contains the calming amino acid L-theanine, and is quite impressive when it comes to its lustrous history, deep cultural roots, and veritable characteristics. It is the most widely drunk beverage in the world beside water. Here […]

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How To Make Strong Tea

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Sometimes there is no better feeling than having a mug of bold and flavorful tea in hand. That cup of tea can be essential to waking up, feeling good, or rewarding yourself. But if your cup of tea is leaving you unfulfilled, perhaps you could benefit from some of our suggestions on how to make […]

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Cool Treats for Hot Days: Tea Jello Jigglers

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Whether it’s hot tea or iced tea, an accompanying sweet treat always seems to make those relaxing moments even more enjoyable. Remember Jello Jigglers from the ‘80s and ‘90s? These tea jello jigglers are a refreshing new take that’s sure to add some fruity fun. It might sound like tea wouldn’t add much flavor to […]

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Easy, Delicious Matcha Iced Tea Recipe

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It’s hot out, and iced tea is a great way to cool down. But what about that hot matcha habit you started over the winter? The answer is easy: ice it! We’ll show you how to stay cool and energized all summer long with this matcha iced tea recipe. Blending Iced Matcha While you can […]

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Searching for the Best Chocolate Tea

Are you searching for the best chocolate tea? Tea and chocolate can be a hard flavor profile to pin down due to the variety of ingredients and brewing methods available. Read on to learn more about chocolate and how its different forms can factor into the tastiest chocolate tea blends. Chocolate Ingredients Cacao Nibs — […]

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10 of the Best Herbal Teas

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The right cup of tea can do wonders to help your mood, health, or state of mind. Let’s take a look at the best herbal tea to help you with ten different daily-life scenarios. Just as an aside: This article will focus on naturally caffeine-free blends. If you’re feeling adventurous and want an herbal tea […]

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Here are our picks for the best tea for winter to warm up, heal up, and cheer up this season.

Health and Cheer: The Best Tea for Winter

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The winter season is known for its snowy weather, sparse landscape, and the busy holiday season. Some people find the season to be pleasantly crisp and peaceful, while others might feel a bit glum and chilled. The good news is that we have found the best tea for winter to warm up, heal up, and […]

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