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Celebrating 5 Years In Albuquerque, New Mexico 🎈 get the scoop on our story, customer favorites, and more inside A HUB OF CULTURE & HISTORY This week marks a special occasion for our little tea company - it's our 5 year anniversary of sharing our love of tea with you in the hub of New Mexico, Albuquerque. Albuquerque Old Town is an oasis in the high desert, where culture and diversity are rich. When you walk into the Old Barrel Tea Co. in Albuquerque Old Town you instantly feel at home and your senses transport you to a secret desert-scape tea garden. Bright sunshine floods through the windows, saturating the 100 year old red brick floor and adobe walls in warmth and...

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STRAWBERRY HAZELNUT PU ERH creamy hazelnut, bright strawberry, & earthy pu erh how to make the perfect cup ⬇ Strawberry Hazelnut Pu Erh with smooth, earthy pu erh tea, sweet strawberries, rich cocoa nibs and bright rose petals BREW TIPS: This moderately caffeinated blend is lovely served hot or iced, with a spoonful of honey and a dash of cream! Add 1-2 teaspoons in 8 oz of hot water and steep for 5-10 minutes. Why do we love this blend? Here's why... This blend makes a wonderful alternative to coffee, and is indulgent with strawberry and hazelnut flavors! We recommend sipping on this blend during the early hours of the morning to set the tone for an energetic and productive...

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P ∙ U ∙ E ∙ R ∙ H promotes digestion ∙ boosts metabolism ∙ improves energy The origins of Pu Erh (pronounced "poo-air") trace back to thousands of years ago when tea merchants from the fertile and mountainous terrain of Yunnan, China, would travel far distances to sell and trade their leaves. To prepare for the long journey, the merchants would package the tea tightly into compressed discs or bricks to help the tea from spoiling. This allowed natural aging and fermentation to occur accidentally, but in current times, this process is done intentionally and methodically!  READ MORE ON THE HEALTH PROPERTIES OF PU ERH ⬇ There's something about pu erh tea that is reminiscent of earth. A mix of damp...

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Happy Morning. Happy You. Put some intention into your morning routine! As we are transitioning out of the playfulness of summertime and into the productive nature of the fall season, we are building and establishing routines to keep us focused, energized and organized.  When you build routines into your life, you unleash the magical power of focus and intentionality-the two things that help us reach our full potential! Here are 4 things you can do starting tomorrow! ⬇ 1: BE CONSISTENT. Step number one is to wake up at the same time each day, which will be easier if you go to sleep at the same time each night. Quality sleep is the first stepping stone to improving your productivity,...

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H ∙ I ∙ B ∙ I ∙ S ∙ C ∙ U ∙ S lowers blood pressure ∙ antioxidant rich ∙ boosts liver health 🌺 🌺 🌺 Hibiscus holds great symbolism across many cultures. It symbolizes powerful femininity, passion, friendship, sincerity, and the delicate nature of life. The flower only blooms a full day before closing, and then eventually falling off the plant. The flowers remind us just how precious life is, and to seize moments and opportunities, as they may not come again.  READ MORE ON THE HEALTH PROPERTIES OF HIBISCUS ⬇ ✨ We love the bright, acidic, and juicy elements of hibiscus - this is why this gorgeously pink flower is found in many of our blends! It's easy to...

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