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DeRen Tea - Online Edit

2 ratings
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Type Tea Shop
Style Asian
Serves Loose-leaf

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Photo submitted by SimpliciTEA
  • 123 Street
  • Los Altos, California
  • [email protected]
  • http://www.derentea.com

2 Reviews

DeRen Tea - Online in Los Altos, California
4/5
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Dinosara rated this place
4/5
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When DeRen first opened I took advantage of their free samples offer to get some samples of their oolong teas. They offer four free samples, just pay shipping. I also went ahead and ordered a $2 sample of another tea.

The tea was shipped quickly and the samples were packed in foil-plastic sleeves that had been heat-sealed. Not resealable, which I prefer, but these were packed with plenty of extra room so that if I needed to reseal it temporarily with a clip I could. Each pouch of tea had a label with the name of the tea, but not steeping directions. The samples were good sized, with enough for a few cups of tea.

The tea seemed to be fresh and high quality. I really like their sample policy because I like to try a tea before a buy. Overall a good buying experience.

DeRen Tea - Online in Los Altos, California
4/5
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SimpliciTEA rated this place
4/5
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Positive. The owner, Aaron, graciously offered to send me samples in response to an email query of mine regarding his shipping policy. They currently offer ten teas I believe to be reasonably priced (2 oz, 4oz, 8oz). Aaron has stated that he plans to offer more soon. They allow you to choose free samples with every order. He has responded promptly and thoughtfully to every e-mail I have sent. Their website is simple and well designed. Shipping is $4.95 USD, free if your order is over $50 USD. All of the tea I have tried has been fresh.