If there’s one thing that New Yorkers love it’s their tea. With so many tea shops and cafes spread out across this beautiful city, there are so many opportunities for people in New York to embrace their love of tea.
Most people are used to traditional ways of drinking teas (bagged tea), but there are different options available to people who want to explore tea in new and exciting ways. Loose leaf tea, for example, is a way of consuming teas that allows the drinker to get more of the natural taste from the tea leaves. Unlike bagged teas, this type of tea is made up of the tea leaves, as opposed to the dust and fannings of tea leaves, which means you extract more flavour and nutrients when you brew a cup of tea.
With its many health benefits, including improved gut health and reduced blood pressure, we totally understand if you consider loose leaf tea to be a super drink. It not only tastes great, but it will make you feel great. If you haven’t already discovered the joy of this type of tea or you want to try different types of loose leaf teas, we put together a list of the top 10 loose leaf teas in New York that you need to try:
1. Honeybush Herbal Tea
This herbal tea is high in antioxidants and has a wonderfully sweet taste that has hints of rich honey. The Honeybush Herbal Tea is the perfect tea for someone who wants to treat themselves with something delicious.
2. Tropical Pina Colada
You may be at home, but that doesn’t mean you can’t transport yourself to a tropical beach in Punta Cana. When you need an escape, brew yourself a cup of deliciously sweet Tropical Pina Colada tea.
3. Organic Peppermint Tea
There’s really nothing out there that freshens you up than peppermint, and our Organic Peppermint Tea is the healthiest way to freshen your breath. A cup of this tea will also calm your digestive system.
4. Organic Sencha Fuji Tea
Sencha tea is a type of green tea made from the leaves of the Camellia Sinensis plant. The Organic Sencha Fuji Tea has a very soothing taste and is full nutrients, like antioxidants, potassium and vitamin C.
5. Organic Gyokuro Tea
Many people love green tea, but few have tried luxury green teas like the Organic Gyokuro Tea. This tea has a full-bodied flavour that has a delicious, unique vegetal note.
6. Blueberry Tea
There are few things in this world that can’t be improved with blueberries. Our Blueberry Tea is a luxury black tea that has blueberry added to it to give our smooth, luxurious black tea a welcome hint of blueberries.
7. Quangzhou Milk Oolong Tea
Quangzhou Milk Oolong Tea has an intriguing creamy and velvety smooth taste that has a lovely hint of orchid. Like its name, this is a tea that you won’t forget after you’ve had your first sip.
8. Eternity Blooming Tea
This Jasmine tea is infused with the musky, earthy and sweet flavour of lily flowers. You can enjoy watching the Eternity Blooming Tea bloom like a flower as you wait for it to steep in a teapot.
9. Province Rooibos Tea
The Province Rooibos Tea is inspired by the French saying joie de vivre, which translates to the joy of living; and you will be celebrating life when you take a sip of this wonderfully floral rooibos tea that has hints of lavender.
10. Peach Apricot White Tea
White tea is generally known as a type of tea that delicate because it is not as processed as other teas. The Peach Apricot White Tea add some delicious fruity notes to our luxury white tea.
All of these teas will diversify and reinvigorate your tea collection. For incredible loose leaf teas in New York, visit Tea Sante to peruse our extensive collection of loose leaf teas.