Stone Milk is an oolong tea from the Fujian province of China. The name shiru literally translates as Stone Milk and is a lesser known variety of yancha [rock oolong]. We find the Stone Milk to be one of the best balances of value and quality in our yancha lineup. Stone Milk has a robust roast and a creamy fragrance and flavor. The body of the tea is thick and has a mineral character that plays well with the aromas of the tea. Definitely worth trying for both beginners and experienced yancha drinkers alike. Each purchase is for 25 grams of tea.$14.50 Add to cart
The new edition of our popular daily Puer tea to fit any budget. Like our 2018 Splendid, the 2019 has a strong huigan [lasting sweetness] and punchy flavor. This year's blend has the addition of a new region which adds another layer of complexity to the tea. A punchy, young tea with flavor to spare and blended to be wallet friendly. Each cake is 200 grams.$4.50 – $28.00 Select options
The 2019 Well Well is a high quality blend of raw Puer from several regions. An intense blend that is contradictory in its character, shifting between elegant and ruthless. Plenty of subtle aspects to pick apart over the course of many sessions; we recommend this as a tea for people with several years of experience drinking Puer. Drink now or store as you please. Each cake is 200 grams.$18.90 – $129.00 Select options
Our 2019 Nightfall is a commissioned yueguangbai, which is a shade dried white tea from Yunnan province. This production was made entirely of old arbor tea that is usually destined to be raw Puer tea. If you are accustomed to drinking yueguangbai teas with a bud heavy picking standard, you may notice that this tea has a lot of larger leaves; this is because when you make an old arbor tea you want to pick whatever the trees are giving and not waste a bit of it. This tea has a thick enduring aroma and flavor with a hefty, silky body. A beautiful cake that any lover of white teas must try. Each cake is 200 grams.$9.80 – $65.00 Select options
Old arbor large leaf varietal tea that is usually destined to be made in raw Puer, picked and directly sun dried with no machine processing involved. We also have a black tea version of the same material.
Arbor white is deep and complex, thick tea with low tones and a heavy natural feel. This tea has a long development over the course of a session and can be powerful. Not an ideal daily drinker, the Arbor white is better left for occasions where one can immerse themselves in this tea.
“Nobody needs to go anywhere else. We are all, if we only knew it, already there. If I only knew who in fact I am, I should cease to behave as what I think I am; and if I stopped behaving as what I think I am, I should know who I am. What in fact I am, if only the Manichee I think I am would allow me to know it, is the reconciliation of yes and no lived out in total acceptance and the blessed experience of Not-Two. In religion all words are dirty words. Anybody who gets eloquent about Buddha, or God, or Christ, ought to have his mouth washed out with carbolic soap.” - Aldous Huxley Each cake is 200 grams.$30.00 – $208.00 Select options
The 2019 Dripd O'Bitters is a blend of shu Puer tea with well aged chenpi. We selected an aged production of chenpi to accentuate the medicinal, bitter qualities of the blend with an aroma of deep citrus. The result is a rich, smooth concoction of shu Puer tea and chenpi that is likely different from any tea you have ever tried. Each cake is 200 grams.$5.85 – $37.50 Select options
A hand roasted bamboo black tea, the 2019 Builders is a perfect balance of working class utility and artisan tea snobbery. It is our white2tea twist on the classic concept strong style of "builder's tea" from the UK. This bud heavy whole leaf Yunnan sun dried tea was mercilessly crammed into bamboo and hand roasted over an open flame. The result is a shard heavy tea with many of broken bits and plenty of surface area which cause the tea to steep out very quickly making a very potent brew for an afternoon pick me up or a morning eye opener. This tea is very versatile with a heavy aroma of fragrant bamboo, malt and honey; not to mention a booming lingering aftertaste. Steep in gongfu style like a bamboo loving connoisseur or western style topped off with cream like you have a job to do. The mash up of style and function makes this unique tea a common morning cup in the white2tea house. Each tube is 200 grams of tea.$7.50 – $49.00 Select options
The 2019 WTCCCTV is made from old arbor large leaf varietal tea that is usually destined to be made in raw Puer, picked and processed in shaihong [sun dried black tea] style tea with no machine processing.
WTCCCTV is a heavily sweet and full bodied black tea with a range of honey and fruit flavors that fluctuate between sweet grass and unripe pear. The natural style of sun dried processing means that leaves range in oxidation level, allowing for a complex experience with a bit of variation from session to session. This is an enduring and heavy black tea best suited for a longer, gongfu style tea session.
Our 2019 Tiltshift is an extremely bud heavy picking of. yueguangbai, which is a shade dried white tea from Yunnan province. This is a light and easy to drink white tea with a smooth body and sweet aftertaste. The aroma is soft and inviting, as is the tea. A lovely daily drinker. Each purchase is for one ~ 7 gram ball.$1.35 Add to cart
Rougui is an oolong tea from the Fujian province of China. The name rougui literally translates as cinnamon, one of the most famous varieties of yancha [rock oolong]. From early May 2018, this tea had four roasts, but the flavors of the flame have receded by the time of its release to reveal the flavors and aromas of dark fruits and deep mineral character within the tea. Rather than give a play-by-play of the complexities that occur in this tea over the course of a gongfu session, we recommend trying this tea and experiencing it for yourself. One of our favorite yanchas. Each purchase is for 25 grams of tea.$25.00 Add to cart
The 2019 Turtle Dove is a pressed white tea from Yunnan. Made from large leaf varietal material that is sun dried with no machine processing involved. Our classic white tea has a thick body, soft mouthfeel, and a unique natural fragrance. Sweet and succulent with plenty of endurance for re-steeping. This tea is very forgiving with any type of brewing, including gongfu, western, or grandpa style. A perfect white tea to drink daily without much fuss.$4.00 – $28.00 Select options
Shui Xian is a Dancong oolong tea from the Guangdong province of China. The tea has a much lighter roast than the yancha of the same name, but still this tea still has a pronounced roast. Darker fruitier characteristics of plums and sweetness come off of the nose of this tea. This Shui Xian has a strong character. Each purchase is for 25 grams.$9.00 Add to cart
Duck Shit is a Dancong oolong tea from the Guangdong province of China. Also known as yashi [duck shit] fragrance, though this is just a clever name, the actual fragrance is floral in nature and the tea has a lasting sweetness in the mouth. Our Duck Shit oolong has a light roast and an enduring character that allows it to be re-steeped many times. Each purchase is for 25 grams.$12.50 Read more
The 2019 return of our specially commissioned baimudan grade white tea from Guizhou province.
Censers is an elegant white tea with a full bodied smoothness. The tea has a bright and complex fragrance that endures throughout a long session, lingering in the mouth and the cups long after the tea has gone. The fragrances and flavors shift between sweet floral aromas and fresh light fruits.
Each cake is 200g.
Rock 4X4 is an oolong tea from the Fujian province of China. The name Rock 4X4 comes from this blend of rock oolongs, which contains 4 different yancha varietals (tieluohan, rougui, shuixian and qidan) with 4 roasts. This blend has enduring aromas and a burly bite from both the flame and the strength of the tea. This blend is for seekers of strong tea; heavy handed roast and heavy handed character. The depth and character of the aromas and flavors shift from steep to steep, making for an interesting gongfu experience. If you are looking for a smooth and elegant tea, take a rain check on the 4x4. Each purchase is for 25 grams of tea.$14.50 Add to cart
The return of our classic Yunnan black tea. Made from large leaf varietal material, the tea is sun dried, with no machine processing involved. The tea is smooth, with a very thick body, and a soft natural fragrance. A crowd favorite across all types of tea drinkers. Drink now or age a few years before drinking.$4.70 – $35.00 Select options
A mini one session ball made with our Lumber Slut blend. Blended to favor the dense flavors of petrichor and wood, this style of ripe Puer is focused on unfolding as an experience with notes of camphor and lower umber toned tastes. Will benefit from further aging, but if you’re down for what this tea is offering, we suspect you can drink it straight away without flinching. Each purchase is for one ~ 7 gram ball.$0.75 Add to cart
Old arbor large leaf varietal tea that is usually destined to be made in raw Puer, picked and processed in shaihong style tea with sun drying. We also have a white tea version of the same material.
Arbor red is has an herbaceous fragrance and flavors that often border on medicinal. Sweetness underlies the complex flavors and heavy body of this tea. This is an enduring and heavy black tea best suited for a longer, gongfu style tea session.
A hand roasted bamboo version of our 2019 Nightfall is a commissioned yueguangbai, which is a shade dried white tea from Yunnan province. This production was made entirely of old arbor tea that is usually destined to be raw Puer tea. If you are accustomed to drinking yueguangbai teas with a bud heavy picking standard, you may notice that this tea has a lot of larger leaves; this is because when you make an old arbor tea you want to pick whatever the trees are giving and not waste a bit of it. The bamboo processing of this tea means that the leaves are broken up, so the tea will brew faster and stronger due to the increased surface area. This tea has a thick enduring aroma and flavor with a hefty, silky body. The base character of the tea has been wonderfully integrated with the roasted flavors and sweet aroma of the bamboo. Each tube is 200 grams of tea.$10.25 – $69.00 Select options
Baisuixiang is an oolong tea from the Fujian province of China. The name baisuixiang translates as 100 year fragrance; it's understandable that this yancha [rock oolong] is very aromatic. The intense mid-range floral fragrances permeate the leaves and soup of the tea with the lighter roast flitting in the background. Each purchase is for 25 grams of tea.$11.00 Read more
The 2019 The Great Divide is a shu Puer blend with a heavy, full throttle bitterness. The thick soup is smooth and cooling with a long lasting bitterness in the mouth. Ready to drink now, but will continue to age towards medicinal, woody character over the coming years. Each cake is 200 grams.$5.80 – $37.50 Select options
The 2019 Bamboo Shu ripe Puer was processed using a traditional technique of bamboo processing where the tea is pressed into fresh fragrant bamboo and hand roasted over an open flame before being dried for long term storage. The Bamboo Shu blend has a captivating aroma that balances the sweetness of our shou blend with the brighter fragrances of the bamboo. The tea is thick bodied and warming with a sweet character that will appeal to new ripe Puer drinkers and veteran Puer lovers alike. Drink immediately or age as you like. Each purchase for a 200g piece will come enclosed in a bamboo shell similar to the one pictured, sizes and thicknesses will vary as one would expect with a plant.$5.00 – $32.00 Select options
The return of an old favorite, with a new blend; the 2019 Grandpa's was hand pressed in 2019. Our Grandpa's ripe Puer tea is a 7 gram ball that is blended with the intention that you will not handle it with care. Meant to be tossed into a cup, mug, or thermos and brewed grandpa style with very little attention. Just a quick boiling rinse, add boiling water and enjoy. The Grandpa's has a smooth body and a classic heavy bodied shu character that has legs. Each purchase is for one ~ 7 gram ball.$0.75 Add to cart
Our 2019 Conversation Pt.2 is a commissioned sun dried white tea from Yunnan province. This production was made entirely of old arbor tea that is usually destined to be raw Puer tea. This is the same material as the 2019 Marion, but with the difference of sun versus shade drying. The first white tea production this farmer has ever made. Natural processing of very high quality material which resulted in a truly wonderful white tea with complex flavor and aroma. Sweet, supple and a joy to drink now. Each cake is 200 grams.$11.60 – $78.00 Select options
The 2019 Astro Kittens is for bitter lovers. Bitterness that is extremely heavy, yet integrated with a complexity that few bitter teas offer. Depth, heavy feeling and a slight internal smokiness that flits over the tide of an intensely bitter body. Heavy enough to crush the spirits of most aspiring young sheng drinkers. Will age beautifully in the long term, or drink now and go to space, kitties. Each cake is 200 grams.$21.50 – $148.00 Select options
A 2016 white tea from Guizhou province, which was aged in Guizhou and pressed into cakes spring 2019.*
This tea exhibits aged qualities; dark smoothness and a sweet base with medicinal aromas. The 2016 Censers has a complex fragrance that endures throughout a long session, lingering in the mouth and the cups long after the tea has gone. The fragrances and flavors shift between dark stone fruits and herbal medicines from steep to steep. This tea has a remarkably different character depending on brewing parameters. Lighter weight and fast steep times emphasize the sweetness, whereas a heavy hand brings out the thick bodied dark flavors.
Each cake is 200g.
The dates on the original boxes was actually 2013, but the producer said to the best of his recollection it was in fact from spring 2016, so we went with the later date. The true age is anybody's guess, but it was pressed with age on it.
Juicy thick bodied tea with huigan [lasting sweetness] and plenty of flavor. The 2019 duh is well balanced and suitable for new raw Puer drinkers who would like to try higher quality tea or veteran drinkers who are searching for high quality fresh sheng on a reasonable budget. Each cake is 200 grams.$14.50 – $98.00 Select options
The 2019 Pretty Girls Ripe Puer Tea is the return of our sold out 2018 blend. The blend has a beautiful aroma. If one were to try and place it in a broad category in might be a pulling a hot tray of freshly baked cherry danishes from a wood-fired oven type, but we will leave that up to you. Pretty Girls quickly proceeds into sweet shou territory after the rinse. The velvety texture of the soup and complex flavors develop over the coming steeps and eventually settle into a soft sweet profile that can be infused over and over. Drink immediately or age as your prefer. Each brick is 100g and can be easily broken apart by hand. Tongs contain 5 bricks (500g of tea).$4.90 – $18.00 Select options
Our 2019 Tiltshift blend in a bamboo roasted version. An extremely bud heavy picking of yueguangbai, which is a shade dried white tea from Yunnan province. The processing of the tea have broken it up significantly, which means this tea will steep out stronger and more quickly due to the increased surface area. This is a smooth drinking white tea with a supple body and sweet aftertaste. The aroma of fragrant bamboo and the roast have thoroughly pentetrated the tea, making for a delicious brew. Each tube is 200 grams of tea.$5.60 – $36.00 Select options
A mini one session coin of our 2019 Dripd O'Bitters. The 2019 Dripd O’Bitters is a blend of shu Puer tea with well aged chenpi. We selected an aged production of chenpi to accentuate the medicinal, bitter qualities of the blend with an aroma of deep citrus. The result is a rich, smooth concoction of shu Puer tea and chenpi that is likely different from any tea you have ever tried. Each purchase is for one ~ 7 gram coin.$1.50 Add to cart
Iron Arhat is an oolong tea from the Fujian province of China. The name tieluohan literally translates as Iron Arhat, one of the more famous varieties of yancha [rock oolong]. This is a medium-heavy three roast tea with deeper inner florality that rests beneath the cooling, minty character that lies under the fire. This tea has excellent endurance and can be re-steeped many times. Each purchase is for 25 grams of tea.$17.50 Add to cart
A full 200g cake of this tea will be featured in our June tea club. Join before May 31st to be a part of the club! The latest version of our lauded 2018 Green Hype. The 2019 Green Hype has a significant amount of aged material in the blend to smooth it out from the start. A formidable thickness and full bodied mouthfeel with an intense huigan [the lingering sweetness in the mouth after drinking a tea]. Excellent daily drinking raw Puer with plenty of intrigue and character to keep you engaged from cup to cup. Age or chug immediately as you please. Each cake is 200 grams.$5.90 – $38.00 Select options
Ba Xian is a Dancong oolong tea from the Guangdong province of China. An extremely well balanced medium roasted dancong. The Ba Xian has an intriguing interplay between the roast and the character of the tea, drifting back and forth between characteristics of floral sweetness and the roast from steep to steep. Each purchase is for 25 grams.$9.00 Add to cart
Smooth, sweet and soft. 2019 inb4 is a high quality blend with classic Yiwu style. Balanced integration of the thick* body, satin softness and lingering sweet flavors in the mouth that define the region. Perfect for long term storage or drinking straight away. Each cake is 200 grams.$26.00 – $179.00 Select options
Limited release pressing of very carefully selected huangpian [literally gold flake, the large leaves from Puer production]. High end material with a smooth heavy body and a low undercurrent of intense and well integrated bitterness. Beautiful to drink now or age. Each cake is 200 grams.$28.00 Select options
The 2019 Dangerfield was blended with an intention of being a poor man's Naka. The tea is extremely fragrant and smooth with an astonishing huigan [lingering sweetness]. The complex aroma and sweetness shift from steep to steep. This is a blend that punches far above its weight. An excellent value and a great candidate for both veteran Puer drinkers and people who want to take the plunge into the raw Puer ocean. Each cake is 200 grams.$7.50 – $49.00 Select options
The return of our benchmark blend from 2018. The 2019 Lucky Puppy blend involves a wide range of high end material from several regions. The unique character of this tea is heavy with strength and depth. Lucky Puppy evolves from steep to steep in a gongfu brewing session, displaying a wide array of characteristics and a unique experience. The tea has a powerful aggressive character in earlier steeps, with a lasting huigan and complex returning flavors in the mouth. The later steeps trail off into a smooth, sweet sunset. Drink now or age for the longer term. Each cake is 200 grams.$33.00 – $228.00 Select options
What would happen if you took a blend of high quality small batch shu material and aged Xinhui Mandarin orange peels, then roasted it all in fresh fragrant bamboo? A question that probably only white2tea would ask, but here goes nothing. Our 2019 ZTMDKZ, which stands for "zhen ta ma de kua zhang" (which I'll loosely translate as "truly fucking ridiculous") is a blend made with a traditional technique of bamboo processing and aged chenpi. It is a very complex and medicinal heavy hitter. The soup is thick, the aromas are complicated and enduring, and the experience is wonderful. If you like unique teas, don't miss this one. Each purchase for a 200g piece.$10.25 – $69.00 Select options
This blend has a fair amount of aged material in the mix. The smooth and quiet initial steeps of the tea belie a layered complexity with a focus on sweeter Menghai style character. The intense feel of the tea creeps up on feather foot steps and strikes out of nowhere. The aromas have a range from grapes to sweet honey, with a bit of fresh florals from the younger materials. Not the type of tea you would want to chug at work, better to set aside time for a long session. Each cake is 200 grams.$12.60 – $85.00 Select options
Pressed from our maocha reserves, this tea was dry stored tightly sealed since 2014 and pressed in spring 2019. Entrancing aromatics and an emerging smooth character, the years have tempered the green youth out of the Undercover. Intense lingering huigan [returning sweetness] and bold flavor with an enduring core. Perfect for those seeking a high quality tea with a bit of age to drink right away, though this tea will benefit from further aging as you please. Each cake is 200 grams.$16.00 – $109.00 Select options
2019 is a gift is a small production of difficult to acquire material that rarely sees the light of day in the larger market. Succulent soothing broth. The soup is densely layered and calming with a unique fragrance that penetrates the liquor and lingers in the mouth and throat. A strong and engaging tea for special occasions. Each cake is 200 grams.$36.00 – $249.00 Select options
OBSX is an oolong tea from the Fujian province of China. Yancha [rock oolong] made from older bush material, this tea is often called laocong shuixian which literally translates as old bush narcissus; shuixian being the varietal of tea. Our old bush shuixian is a robust tea with deep aroma and character that evolves from steep to steep in a gongfu session. Each purchase is for 25 grams of tea.$22.00 Add to cart
The 2019 The People's Champ is a shu Puer blend with big value. The blend has excellent balance of fragrance, body and flavor but without the price tag to match. It is solid, sweet and smooth, blended with plenty of our own aged material to balance the freshness of a shu Puer and make it immediately enjoyable. If you're searching for a blend for daily drinking that punches above its weight, pick The Champ. Each cake is 200 grams.$3.60 – $22.00 Select options
(this again) Snoozefest is a limited edition blend of tea that we would normally sell for over $40 per cake, however, we are selling it for $15 for each 200 gram cake ($75 per 1kg tong). 'Tis the season for hype, generosity and laughter. No samples needed. First come, first serve. Drink now or age for the long haul. Enjoy the tea.$15.00 Select options