Spring Forward

Step out of the Winter Rut and Spring Forward

The Spring season is the time for recharging, moving forward, and enjoying the warmer days! After a long winter of snow, freezing temperatures, and shorter days, Spring is eagerly welcomed by everyone. The transition from winter to spring can sometimes seem hard so we want to give you that little nudge in the right direction to take advantage of this new season!

You have the motivated mindset to get out there so we are just suggesting the extra boost to get your legs moving!

The Health Powerhouse
Matcha: Organic Green Tea Powder

We can’t suggest Matcha enough for all its health benefits and versatile uses! This energizing tea is rich in antioxidants called catechins, which are known to fight heart disease and cancer. Green tea also increases endurance and enhances fat-burn before exercise. Whisk or blend this health powerhouse as a hot or iced tea in the morning and you will be ready for anything!

 

Try this great on-the-go breakfast or snack to keep you energized all day!

Your All Day Energy
Pekoe House: Organic Loose Leaf Chai Tea

Chai Tea is not only soothing in the Winter but also energizing in the Spring! When you have a busy day ahead, a cup of Pekoe House Chai provides long-lasting energy and focus without the jitters. A spirited organic Assam black tea wrapped in traditional chai spices will awaken the senses and energize body and mind.

 

Try all our Chai blends at our cafes to find your favorite go-to energy!

With the warm weather approaching a Chai Wallah is the refreshing energy your afternoon needs! Use our Pekoe app to order ahead + skip the line so you get your drink even quicker!

 

Fall Back in Love

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Pumpkin everything, cooler mornings, and warmer drinks have finally begun to arrive! One of the nation’s favorite seasonal drinks are the well-known, Pumpkin Spice Latte. We like to do things different with our return of the Pumpkin Chai Latte using REAL pumpkin! You can always stop by our cafes for your favorite seasonal drinks like Pumpkin Chai Latte, Salted Caramel Latte and Vanilla Earl Grey Latte but let’s get you set up for at home too where you can still have all your favorite flavors and spices right in your kitchen!

Two of the country’s favorite fall flavors all in one drink! Don’t be fooled, our Pumpkin Chai Latte isn’t like any others. With no artificial flavors, we use REAL pumpkin, cinnamon, and organic loose leaf chai tea. With these three ingredients you can make a delicious seasonal treat at home! Brewing the perfect Loose Leaf Chai Tea is one of the most important aspects!

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Want your favorite spices in more than just your drink? Try these delicious Chai Pancakes to complete the perfect combination of Fall!

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Time to Recharge

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Time to Recharge

It’s that time of year when the dorms are filled, the books are piling up, and everyone needs a little more energy and focus. Don’t worry, we have you covered on the perfect teas to get you back on track to have another successful start of school!

Let’s Focus!

In the summer months, we focus on friends, traveling, and new adventures. Now its time to reprogram our minds to books and classes which sounds less exciting then hiking a mountain. Becoming focused doesn’t have to be dull when you have something deliciously perfect to keep you on track.

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Try our Mango Mate! Enjoy the perfect balance of sweet and savory with juicy mango and earthy roasted mate flavor. Yerba mate tea is energizing, builds focus, and enhances endurance. This invigorating blend with ginseng root can also aid concentration, making this tea the perfect companion at work or school.

 

Re-Energize for School!

Need more energy with that focus after all the traveling, sports, and events that used up all your summer energy but now you need your back-to-school energy? From the Blue Mountains of Nilgiri, India, where tigers run wild, our Black Tiger tea will make you find your inner tiger to energize you through the end of the school year.

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Sip on our Black Tiger! Named after the majestic creatures of Southern India, our loose leaf black tea is a light, naturally sweet tea with low acidity that offers nourishing and refreshing energy. It’s a terrific loose leaf tea to enjoy first thing in the morning, since it’s high in caffeine. Additionally, our Black Tiger tea is ideal selection for use as an iced tea, as it is thirst-quenching and refreshing.

 

Sleep to Success!

Accomplishing everything during the day is great but how about those 8 hours at night when you need sleep to recharge for the next full day. Letting your mind and body rest at night will only help bring that inner tiger out during the day! Find your happy place in a warm, cozy cup of chamomile infused Evening Solace before bed to recharge over night for a better tomorrow!

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Relax with Evening Solace! Savor this relaxing loose leaf herbal tea made of chamomile, mint and a hint of vanilla. We recommend serving hot and sipping after a meal, before bedtime, or whenever you need help relaxing.

Traveling Tea

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The Traveling Tea

It’s that time of the year where we are all traveling and enjoying the outdoors any chance we get! The sun is always out, the temperatures are at their peak and we are energizing ourselves for our summer bucket lists. We believe that no matter where you go to vacation or how you decide to enjoy your down time that you should always have your favorite tea at your convenience! As well as, staying hydrated and energized, which is even more important during the summer months. Lucky for you, it really is that easy to enjoy your favorite iced tea flavors anytime you want!

Vacation pairings with your tea!

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If you are an avid hiker or athlete you know that summer is prime time to explore new lands and adventure to the highest points. For those on-the- go travelers we recommend our Black Tiger Tea!

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Spirited energy! Black Tiger – Organic Loose Leaf Black Tea This organic loose leaf black tea comes from the Blue Mountains of Nilgiri, India, where tigers run wild. Named after the majestic creatures of Southern India, our loose lead black tea is a light, naturally sweet tea with low acidity that offers nourishing and refreshing energy. It’s a terrific loose leaf tea to enjoy first thing in the morning, since its high in caffeine. Additionally, our Black Tiger tea is ideal selection for use as an iced, as it is a thirst-quenching and refreshing.

 

Family Vacation to Disney World
Taking the kids to Disney World or any other busy resort town? We know you will need a nice energy boost to keep up with the excited kids and extra fat-burning benefits for those extra ice-cream scoops you will want to enjoy! Sounds like you? Plus, you can save some money! Our recommendation for this vacation is our Sunny Green Tea!

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Nourishing energy! Sunny Green Tea – Loose Leaf Green Tea Our Sunny Green loose leaf tea contains antioxidants and anti-inflammatories and is a great tea for runners or any athlete looking to stay healthy. This loose leaf green tea will treat your taste buds while providing nourishing all-day energy and focus. Sunny Green tea makes a delicious iced tea too. Especially when seven chilled with a pineapple garnish.

 

Relaxing on a Beach
Sometimes just laying on the beach with a book in hand while sipping on something cold and refreshing is the best vacation you can find. You don’t need the extra energy boost but want to savor the moment you are currently in. Sounds good right? Your perfect recommendation here would be Forbidden Fruits!

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Replenishing! Forbidden Fruits – Organic Loose Leaf Herbal Tea Savor each sip of our refreshing caffeine-free hibiscus herbal tea. Pieces of apple, mango, and raspberry complete the fun flavor profile of this vibrantly colored organic tea! Enjoy hot or iced with a wedge of orange, lime, or lemon. Try missing with other fruits for a sangria-style experience.

 

Brew Wherever and Whenever You Want!
We love brewing the perfect cup of tea hot or cold for you each and every day at our Sip Houses. Unfortunately, we can’t personally follow you to all your destinations but our tea and brew guide can! You only need three easy traveling tea accessories to brew the perfect cup whenever you want it!

What You Need for the Perfect Traveling Tea

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Disposable Finum Tea Sacs
Aromatreu white paper (chlorine-free) ideal for tea portions for cups and mugs with easy-fill flap and expanding base.

 

 

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Re-useable Finum Infuser
The combination of high quality plastic and stainless steel allow the user to have an aromatic enjoyable experience while the tea lid maintains the tea warmer for longer. Once the brew is complete, the lid can simply be flipped over and used as a drip-off tray for the tea filter.

 

Beverage Tumblers, Iced Tea, Hot Tea, Pekoe Sip House,

 

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Take your tea now wherever you go with this easy traveling cup.

 

 

 

Iced Tea Brew Guide

Make refreshing loose leaf iced tea at home in 4 easy steps:

1. Place 2-3 heaping teaspoons of loose leaf tea per 8 oz cup into and infuser or strainer. Use more tea if you desire a stronger flavor.

2. Use a kettle to heat filtered cold water to a boil, then pour the hot water over the tea. For green and white teas, use water that is barely steaming (170-180F).

3. Steep the tea. (Green teas need 2-3 minutes to steep, black teas 3-5 minutes, oolong teas 4-6 minutes, and herbal infusions 5-10 minutes.)

 

Memorial Day Fun!

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Celebrate Memorial Day with Tea

Memorial Day is a day to remember all those who have sacrificed their lives to serve our country. It is also a day to spend with family and friends in the anticipation of summer. Memorial Day is usually filled with cold drinks, burgers on the grill, and outdoor activities, all things that are making us excited for the upcoming holiday!

Add Iced Tea to Your Day

Nothing sounds more relaxing and refreshing then an iced tea on a warm summer day. Iced tea is not only delicious but has a long list of health benefits along with it. It is rich in vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants that keep a check on calories consumed during the day but also is overall a great way to boost your energy and nourish your body. Even kids enjoy the sweet flavors and refreshment of iced tea with the extra bonus of low sugar. Hot or cold, tea is a great option for any time of day to enjoy, even in your food! We want you to focus on your time spent with family and friends and leave your menu planning to us!

Let the Festivities Begin!

Here are three recipes for a kid friendly drink, and an easy to make appetizer that will please all your guests!

Matcha Arnold Palmer

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*Want a more mature drink? Add in a splash of vodka for an adult version of this Matcha Arnold Palmer!

Matcha Guacamole

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*For a healthy alternative to tortilla chips, use multigrain pita to dip into this bowl of avocado deliciousness!

Best Teas for Runners

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It’s Time to Run & Play!

The sunshine and warm weather have finally arrived in Boulder, with the occasional thunderstorm, where more people than ever are getting outside to run, bike, and hike. Majority of people in Colorado have been active during the months of snow, ice covered trails, and a few below freezing conditions but now with the sun shining bright and early, the paths are occupied even more with runners preparing for the summer season. One event that will soon be taking over our home town of Boulder with runners is BolderBOULDER. Started in 1979 as a small, local 10k, BolderBOULDER has grown to be one of the largest and most respected community running events in the world. So, here are some tea ideas for all you running enthusiasts out there.

Teas for Runners

We know running 6.2 miles, hiking for hours, and biking up hills is no easy task and we want to make sure you are energized and ready to tackle all your adventures. Here are teas that will help energize you, boost your endurance, and make sure you have a fast recovery.

Matcha – Organic Green Tea Powder
Superior quality stone-ground green tea powder, Matcha is a must-have in your kitchen! The Green Tea increases endurance and enhances fat-burning before exercise. Rather than steeping and removing tea leaves, you ingest the entire leaf! You can bake, cook, or just enjoy Matcha in a drink either hot or cold! Added bonus, it is high in caffeine so you can enjoy a couple hours before a workout to get your body awake and moving!

No Pain – Loose Leaf Rooibos Tea
Pain-ease in every cup. A caffeine-free tea like no other, our organic No Pain rooibos tea contains anti-inflammatory turmeric and ginger to help your body recover after a hard day or workout. Pour this tea over ice to not only recover your body but cool it down after a warm summer workout!

Power Sage Berry – Loose Leaf Mate Tea
Our Power Sage Berry mate tea will bring a jolt of energy to the body with a pleasing combination of berries, fruits and Yerba mate tea for the senses. Heighten your focus to tackle that all day hike or that 10k road race! A great alternative to coffee before your morning workouts to give you that boost in energy but with a satisfying fruity taste!

Are you someone that needs just a little bit more energy in the morning before you run? Add in local honey for an all natural sugar to any tea or a spoonful before toeing the start line!

Colorado is an active, healthy, and motivated state that allows people to reach their limits in every sport. In Boulder, Pekoe Sip House is empowering you with all the right teas to make sure you are on top of your game each day. Good luck to all the BolderBOULDER runners and all others who are tackling new adventures this summer!

How Loose Leaf Tea is Better For the Environment & Your Body

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There are many reasons that we here at Pekoe Sip House have chosen to specialize in loose leaf tea, and I’ll give you a hint: It’s not just about the flavor! As a B-Corp, we are committed to harnessing the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.

In honor of Earth Day, we want to remind our customers and neighbors why we care so much about environmentally friendly practices:

We are constantly looking for ways to reduce our footprint and leave this world better than we found it.

That’s why all our locations being wind powered, we compost all our tea and coffee grounds, which customers can pick up from us to use in their gardens. Also, the paper and plastic products we use are over 99% compostable with ceramic options for reuse in house.

We have chosen to reduce our impact on the environment not just by composting our tea and coffee grounds, but by making the type of tea we serve more environmentally friendly to begin with.

There are many reasons why loose leaf tea is preferable to tea bags.

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