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California Tea House

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I kind of switch back and forth on caffeine-free teas. Lately I am completely addicted to our Vanilla Bean Honeybush! It has bits of true burbon vanilla and it really puts me in a nice state of mind after dinner. It’s not too sweet and has a very soft palette.
Actually, I’ve found that it needs boiling water for the steeping, but then once it’s in your cup, the best flavor comes through right as it gets to a temperature that your taking true tastes instead of tiny sips.
Enjoy!

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Smooth, medium body, ever so slightly smokey. No bitterness what-so-ever. Really enjoyed this at a steep time of 3 minutes.

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Was very nervous to try a Lapsang Souchong for the 1st time. Wasn’t completely turned off but I haven’t quite figured this tea out. I feel like a campfire is now invading my senses.

Jillian

Russian Caravan tea is a mix of Lapsang with un-smoked black teas. It’s not as powerful as just Lapsang on it’s own and might be a worth a try if this is too smokey for you.

jennlea

I will have to give Russian Caravan a try. Thanks!

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Just a subtle hint of mango… very tasty

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I love my Bedtime Chai!
I can’t sleep without it..

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Yunnan Golden Buds is a smooth drinking tea. This just happens to be the finest you can buy!

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This is an award winning Oolong.. I can see why.

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This is a super refreshing green tea!

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Sometimes you just want something simple and delicious! Honeybush is a lot like Rooibos. Have you tried it?

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I love this Blueberry Syrup rush. It’s actually a lot milder than it sounds. A very smooth berry blend.

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I had this tea chilled (on ice) for the first time and it’s actually really good that way. I always loved it hot, but I wanted it outside and chilled chocolate can really hit the spot I found out!

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Nothing like a fresh green tea with some fat cherry chunks in the morning. Have a great weekend!

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I think I’ll kick off the weekend with a pure white tea this morning like White Peony. Refreshing!

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Some mornings a good pure (not blended) black tea is just the right thing to start off the day!

LauraR

Do you offer a sample size or sell by the ounce?

CaliforniaTeaHouse.com

Hi Laura – we are going to start offering sample sizes very soon, but currently the 4oz bag size is our smallest. Use this Gift Certificate code to take $5 off your first order so you can try some of our tea: NEW23CUS
Enjoy!

Frank W.

I am just a new guy here, but isn’t it a little self-serving to rate your own tea? I think Steepster should ask if you work or represent a tea company or retailer before they let you post.

Shinobi_cha

I 2nd Frank – why do you keep rating your own teas? C’mon, be brave!
Trust your own customers to give their honest opinions, rather than simply inflating the score by putting “100” on your own. There are several companies here on Steepster that don’t rate their own teas but people know about them and like them because they allow real customers to give their real opinions.

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This Buddha Hand Oolong really carries it’s flavor. My favorite is the second steep.

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This is an amazing green tea that is not well known. I love adding a new tea to the collection!

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I love having a little ‘spice’ flavor with a night time decaf tea

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I love the fullness of Oolong in the morning, and if you’re going to drink tea, drink the best!

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Hi Zach, if you’re almost out of Gunpowder, give ours a try. I’m sure you’ll love it!

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Very nice.. for the refined tea drinker

Shinobi_cha

Please don’t numerically rate your own teas.

EntireTea

Yeah seriously. shinobicha is right… You’re ruining this site

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Perfect pick me up in the morning, with a mild hint of pistachio.

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