We drink a ton of tea, it comes with the job. Some teas we tend to drink more than others - our Tea of the Month program features something every month that keeps us sipping. These teas hold a special place in our hearts, and hopefully you’ll feel the same. Please take a more in depth look with us - each tea entry below shows a bit more of the tea’s story, fun recipes, and some fun photos.
If you’re really into the Tea of the Month program, we suggest entering to win one free ounce every month. Follow us on Instagram (@mem_tea) and pay attention around the 1st Friday of every month for the post with the GIVEAWAY badge (pictured to the right) to see how you can enter to win.
This famous Taiwanese oolong from Tung Ting Mountain is produced from the Jin Xuan cultivar. The result is rich and creamy with a sweet tropical fruit flavor of papaya and toasted almonds with a burnt sugar finish.
Fruity, flowery, and herbaceous, this signature blend has it all and more - it's a complex, well rounded, and a wildly flavorful beverage. It also makes a refreshing iced tea than can be enjoyed year round.
This lightly oxidized oolong is sourced from Nantou County, the largest tea producing region in Taiwan - it brews a luminescent liquor with a distinct flowery bouquet and bright flavors of spring peaches - great to steep multiple times.
DARJEELING 1ST FLUSH: Arya Estate
This golden hued beauty from the Arya Estate bears a stark resemblance to a fine champagne. Crisp and bright the liquor yields rich and juicy flavors of muscat grapes and coriander with the sweet finish of fresh gardenia blossoms.
A lovely, well-balanced signature blend of soothing lemongrass and soft floral elements that is designed to vastly improve your respite. This is the perfect zesty blend to warm your bedside table while you devour a book or relax to a movie.
YUNNAN: Golden Needles
An extremely sought after style of tea from Yunnan, this tea is comprised entirely of buds covered in fine golden hairs. When infused, Golden Needles tea has a sweet flavor and a bold body that sets your taste buds alight, not to mention, its an extremely beautiful tea even before being steeped.
SILK ROAD SPICE
A signature blend of two smoky black Chinese teas with herbs and spices such as saffron, ginger, and cardamom that would have been traded along the Silk Road trading route; resulting in a brew that is herbaceous and spicy that takes cream and sugar incredibly well. Or put it on ice, add a little sugar, then float an ounce of cream on top to try a serious treat.
A delicious blend of black tea, TAZA Chocolate cacao husks, and rose petals that will give an extra little flutter to your heart. No need to add any sugar or sweetener to this signature blend, it’s already sweet and creamy.
SPICY TURMERIC TONIC
This signature MEM blend is a healthful combination of turmeric, ginger, cinnamon, and cacao, which creates a warm and spicy brew with a smooth, yet zesty finish. Spicy Turmeric Tonic tastes great on its own, or with the addition of milk and sugar.