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!

 

Share the Love

Put Love in the Air! 

February is the month to share love to friends, family, and loved ones. By chatting over a cup of tea, going for a group hike or just simply hanging out, we can all share some love! What better way to spread some sweetness then with your favorite chocolate flavors. Our Pekoe chocolate tea blends are the perfect addition to that chat, hike, or get together with your loved ones. In our cafes or at home, share the love of Pekoe this month!

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Chocolate Chai
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Loose Leaf Chai Tea, Ghirardelli Dark Chocolate, Steamed Milk

Experience the perfectly blended flavors of Chai and dark chocolate with our Chocolate Chai. Made perfectly for you at our cafes to share with your friends or loved ones.

 

Nuts for Chocolate
Chocolate Covered Almond
Loose Leaf Black Tea

Indulge in the nutty and chocolate enjoyment of real chocolate-covered almonds. Our Chocolate Covered Almond black tea offers the nutty and sweet flavors of coconut, safflower, almonds, and organic cacao nibs. Enjoy the comforts of chocolate almonds with friends or a loved one this Valentine’s Day.

 

Chocolate Boost
Chocolate Hazelnut
Loose Leaf Mate Tea

A distinctive mate tea for energizing vitality, with cocoa and hazelnut bits. Our Chocolate Haze Mate blend sprinkles carob and hazelnut bits among toasted mate for a decadent yet healthy buzz. Share the comforts of chocolate with your loved ones at home with this seasonal favorite.

Share a cup of love with friends or loved ones at our cafes. Can’t make it to our cafes? We are always open at pekoe.com. Enjoy 20% off Chocolate Covered Almond & Chocolate Hazelnut tea blends online until 2/14/17. Use Code: CHOCOLATE

SIP. RELAX. ENJOY

Fall Back in Love

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.

Featured Tea: Iced Green Tea

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy …

Get the grill ready and slip into the flip flops. Pour yourself a refreshing glass of iced green tea. It’s time to embrace the easy-going summer lifestyle. And yes, that means pool parties, backyard lounging with BBQs, fun family hikes, and park picnics.

 Get your freshly made Pekoe Sip House bottles of iced teas at the Boulder Whole Foods on Pearl Street or Baseline.

SIP TIP #1: A Pekoe Sip House, we serve a variety of delicious iced teas, including the energy-boosting iced Sunny Green Tea, a Japanese sencha green tea infused with summer-perfect pineapple and papaya.

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Ever-growing in popularity due to its incredible health benefits, green tea is a great go-to hot-sipping tea most often requested in the winter months, or when served side-by-side with mouth-watering sushi.

We get it.

Now you can enjoy green tea the summer-easy way: iced.

SIP TIP #2: Get your freshly made bottles of iced teas any of our 3 Boulder tea cafe locations.

The next time you’re deciding which iced beverage wins your affection while enjoying a sun-splashed day, consider an iced green tea for its many health benefits:

* Revs metabolism
* Burns fat
* Provides antioxidants
* Promotes a healthy heart
* Helps with stress

According to WebMD, Green tea’s antioxidants may interfere with the growth of bladder, breast, lung, stomach, pancreatic, and colorectal cancers; prevent clogging of the arteries, burn fat, counteract oxidative stress on the brain, reduce risk of neurological disorders like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, reduce risk of stroke, and improve cholesterol levels.

“It’s the healthiest thing I can think of to drink,” says Christopher Ochner, PhD, a research scientist in nutrition at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital. “Green tea is beyond a super food.”

At Pekoe Sip House in Boulder, Colorado, we also offer a variety of black iced teas -- the traditional iced tea -- sweetened to taste that will also whet your whistle.

Not a fan of the green? No worries. At Pekoe Sip House, we also offer a variety of black tea — the traditional iced tea — sweetened to taste that will also whet your whistle.

You can stop in any Pekoe Sip House location in Boulder to try our popular Black Tiger iced tea and our caffeine-free Forbidden Fruits iced tea. Both pair perfectly with summertime fun.

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Featured Tea: Boba Tea

Boba, bubble, pearl … Call the tapioca balls found at the bottom what you want, the verdict is the same: Boba tea is fun to say, and drink!

Bubble tea was invented in Taiwan during the 1980s. We’ve been making Boba tea at our three Boulder Pekoe Sip House locations since our doors first opened in 2003.

SIP TIP: At Pekoe Sip House, you can add boba to your favorite cold drink, whatever that may be.

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At Pekoe Sip House, we add tapioca pearls to a variety of refreshing iced drinks. A few of our favorites include:

  • Chai Wallah Boba
  • Forbidden Freeze Boba
  • White Strawberry Boba
  • Iced Sunny Green Boba
  • Iced Vanilla Toddy Boba
  • Green Buddha Boba
  • Matcha Doshu Boba

FUN FACT: The straws to drink boba tea are bigger than normal iced tea straws so you can slurp up the tapioca pearls!

If you haven’t tried boba tea yet, be forewarned: Some say the tapioca pearls are an aquired taste due to their chewy texture. Others say you may get hooked after the first drink, insisting no other iced, blended, whipped or slushed drink will every be the same again.

What’s your favorite boba tea drink at Pekoe Sip House?

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Featured Tea: Chai Tea

With aromatic cinnamon and health-boosting ginger, it’s no wonder Chai Tea has won over our tea-sipping hearts. At Pekoe, we brew our chai fresh all day long and sweeten it to taste. But not all chai is created equal, and that’s what makes this variety of tea so wonderful: you get to pick the chai that fits your style.

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At Pekoe Sip House, we brew all four different types of chai tea at our three locations in Boulder.

What’s your Chai Style?

  • House Chai {wholesome energy} – You’re a smooth operator, a believer in traditions, a celebrator of holidays, especially those that serve pumpkin pie. (Another slice, please!) Feel the vibes: House Chai offers an uplifting blend of cinnamon, cardamom and cloves with ginger, suited for anyone in hot pursuit of a life well lived.
  • Spicy Green Chai {nourishing energy} – You’re boldly modern, walking to the beat of your own drum, unapologetically you, a vibrant go-getter. You love the intersection of wow-worthy history with made-in-the-now future. Feel the flair: This tea suits you, having blended Green tea from China with the well-known flavors of chai: cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and cardamom.
  • Rooibos Chai {wholesome nourishment} – You’re understated and, at times, mysterious. But when people get to know you, they like you. Almost instantly. Because you’re good people. Feel the calm: Rooibos Chai offers a caffeine-free, full-bodied experience to anyone who takes the time to get to know this replenishing chai tea.
  • Mate Chai {energized vitality} – You go after what you want, you aren’t afraid to express yourself. You face each new day with gusto and prefer your tea do the same. Feel the buzz: Your cup of mate chai offers an invigorating pick-you-up without compromising the melding flavors of mate green tea, cinnamon, cloves, and lemongrass.

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Featured Tea: Earl Grey

Often touted as the go-to entertainment tea, Earl Grey boosts an interesting history, a blend of myth, legend and hearsay.

Fun Fact: Earl Grey is the reported favorite tea of Fictional characters such as James Bond 007, Bruce Wayne from Batman, and Frasier from the TV series.

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Some say the world’s most popular tea, Earl Grey, was created by accident, when the unmistakable bergamot flavor of the citrus fruits were accidentally absorbed by black tea bags during shipment. Others say it came to be when a Chinese envoy presented this speciality tea to Lord Grey himself as a gift of appreciation for one of the Lord’s men having saved the man’s child from drowning.

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