Enjoy Chai All Day

Its Chai’o’clock!

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When thinking of the Fall season pumpkins, changing of leaves, and chai spices all come to mind. Chai tea is a great seasonal comfort with its spices, warmth, and health benefits. Why not enjoy our favorite flavors every hour of the day with these Chai Teas and recipes!

Wake Up with Chai

The drink you choose to have in the mornings can determine your whole day! Start your day sipping on a warm cup of tea that not only wakes up your mind but your body as well.

Spice Up Your Drink – Spicy Green Chai – Organic Loose Leaf Chai Tea

Pekoe’s Gunpowder Green Tea serves as the foundation for this bright chai blend, which features chili pepper as well as cinnamon, cardamom, and ginger root. Antioxidant-rich green tea nourishes the body and provides wholesome energy while the chili pepper helps to boost metabolism. A perfect blend to get you out the door for a morning jog or prepare you for a big work presentation!

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day so pair your warm cup of Spicy Green Chai Tea with these delicious Chai Pancakes using our Pekoe House Chai!

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Chai ‘Pick-Me-Up’

It’s 2:00pm and there are still projects to finish and emails to write but the focus is gone. Sound like you? Siping on the perfect afternoon ‘pick-me-up’ to keep you focused and energized for the rest of the day is exactly what you need!

Boost Your Mind – Mate Chai – Organic Loose Leaf Chai

Our energizing Mate Chai blends South American Yerba Mate tea with cardamom, ginger root, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg. Enhance your endurance and heighten your focus in the afternoon by enjoying a cup of Mate Chai!

Pair a warm cup of Mate Chai with a nourishing and balanced smoothie of banana, chai tea, and greek yogurt! Make at home before work and refrigerate for an already prepared snack!

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End of Day Chai

Sit back and relax with a cup of nourishing and restorative flavors after a long day of work. Everyone needs a few hours before bed after work to regroup our minds and prep for the rest of the week.

Restore Your Mind – Rooibos Chai – Organic Loose Leaf Chai Tea

Our Rooibos Chai is a replenishing and naturally caffeine-free herbal blend. Enjoy smooth Red Rooibos tea with a classic spiced finish courtesy of ginger root, cinnamon, and cardamom. End your day with a steamy mug of Rooibos Chai to thank you body for all of the hard work it puts in throughout the day!

Need something a little stronger before your warm cup of Rooibos Chai tea? Enjoy and sip on this Chai Bourbon cocktail after a hard day at work.

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Sip More. Stay Healthy.

Sip More to Stay Healthy

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Finally, Fall has arrived! We look forward to waking up to the cool morning air and walking outside to the bright colors of reds, oranges, and yellows. All the great things about this season allows us to forget what else comes with the change, allergies and the flu. The constant sneezing, running nose, and itchy eyes usually seem to spread from household to household during the start of the season. Luckily we have a few sip tips to help you get through the pollen-filled, sick days and out exploring the beautiful Fall season!

Block out the Bad! Sip some Revival.

Rooibos Loose Leaf Tea contains bioflavonoids that block out allergy causing histamines. In other words, sip on the many different flavors of Rooibos tea and keep the bad out of your system! Need a stronger flu defense?  Peppermint helps provide relief for congested noses and irritated sinuses. Add in ginger and licorice root to help ease irritated respiratory passages and soothe your cough.

Sip Suggestion: Pekoe Revival Organic Loose Leaf Herbal Tea

Organic Pekoe Revival tea is made with immune-boosting ginger and mint. This is a unique and great tasting wellness-boosting herbal tea blend with naturally caffeine-free rooibos tea, peppermint, ginger, licorice root, and cloves. Reward your body after a clarifying yoga practice or high-intensity workout session with a healthy and flavorful loose-leaf tea that also aids in respiration and digestion.

Keep the Tissues Away! 

Green Loose Leaf Tea fights off the common allergy symptoms of sneezing, coughing and watery eyes. Sip more on this tea and spend less time worrying about where the tissue box is!

Sip Suggestion: Lemon Flower Loose Leaf Green Tea

Enjoy the soft and subtle sweetness of green tea infused with lemon, chrysanthemum flowers, and whole chamomile. Lemon is high in vitamin C and antioxidants which help remove free radicals from the body and improves the immune system. This is a healthy and invigorating cup that is great morning, noon, and night. Chrysanthemum is used to treat chest pain (angina), high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, fever, cold, headache, dizziness, and swelling. In combination with other herbs, chrysanthemum is also used to treat prostate cancer.

Life should be sweet!

Local Honey is a perfect way to sneak in a little sweetness into your daily drinks and food while fighting off seasonal local allergies! By adding local honey, overtime your body will start to become immune to the pollen in the air and keep you healthier during each change of season! Life is sweet!

Local Suggestion: Grandma’s Gourmet Honey in Alamosa, CO

Not only is local honey the perfect compliment to any tea. 20% of all Pekoe honey sales will be donated to the Colorado State Beekeepers Association to support our local beekeepers! Saving these bees will help save you from those irritating seasonal allergies!

All About Dad

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All About Dad
Father’s Day is this Sunday so we want this week to be all about Dads! We grew up watching our Dad getup early to make a cup of coffee and head off to work for the day. We waited for him to return later that evening to greet us with a big hug and an exhausted smile. We all cherished that end of the work day hug when dad got home and we know he felt the same way. A cup of coffee in the early morning feels similar to that big hug we got from Dad with its boldness to wake up our system and its comforting warmness from the first to last sip. We want to give everyone that feel-good cup of hugs!

Uniquely for Dad
Pekoe has three exclusive blends and our Rare & Exotics Single Origin to satisfy every variation of coffee drinker for a healthy and energizing sip. From the unique blend of El Salvador Single Origin to gold, medium, and dark roasts, there are plenty of ‘coffee hugs’ to be passed around. Our newest addition, El Salvador – Single Origin, in our Rare & Exotics is focused around its excellent taste from the soil it was grown and the support it gives back to the people working the lands. Our three Pekoe blends are locally roasted, organic, fair-trade and exclusive only to our Sip House. Each coffee is unique and will bring you on a world-wide adventure through each perfectly brewed cup.

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El Salvador – Single Origin – Whole Bean Coffee

Our Sip House Rare & Exotics are single origin coffees, sourced directly from small-lot coffee farmers around the world. Our goals are to support the people that work the land, the local community and excellent coffee production.

 

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Muse Whole Bean Coffee
A crowd-pleasing choice, our Muse fair-trade and organic coffee blend offers a poetic medley of flavor notes: dark cherry, vanilla and hazelnut from three incredible sources: 50% Honduras, 25% Uganda, and 25% Peru.

 

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Visionary Whole Bean Coffee
Enjoy this clever blend of blackberry, chocolate and butterscotch notes that is comprised of 50% Honduras, 25% Mexico, 25% Uganda fair-trade and organic coffee beans.

 

 

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Traveler Whole Bean Coffee
Savor the flavor notes of oak, toasted walnut and a hint of creamy maple syrup. Our robust and bright Traveler coffee is comprised of 33% Sumatra, 33% Mexico, 33% Uganda fair-trade and organic coffee beans.

 

The Gift that Keeps Dad Going
We want Dad to stay energized through the whole day so he always gives us that big hug each evening he gets home! Dad deserves the perfect brewed coffee each morning to start the day energized and ready to go. The French Press makes a bold and smooth cup that gets the body moving and his taste buds satisfied. Not sure Dad will know how to brew with a French Press? We got you covered!

How to Make a Coffee with a French Press

What You NeedFrench Press, Pekoe Sip House,

1/2 cup freshly roasted Pekoe coffee beans
4 cups cold water
Coffee Bean Grinder
French Press, should hold at least 32 ounces
Electric kettle or a stovetop kettle
Thermometer, optional
Long spoon

Instructions
1. Measure out 1/2 cup of coffee beans.
2. Grind the coffee beans: Your coffee grounds should be rough and coarse, but still evenly sized, without a lot of fine grit.
3. Heat 4 cups of water to boiling, then cool for 1 minutes.
4. Add the water to the French Press
5. Stir the brew: Stir vigorously, using an up and down motion.
6. Steep for 4 minutes: You may find that different roasts of coffee do better with slightly longer or shorter steeping times.
7. Plunge the press: When the timer goes off, immediately press the plunger all the way to the bottom. Drink the coffee immediately.

Hot coffee in the morning is the perfect good morning hug, but majority of Dads need that midday energy boost too! With the summer weather here to stay, a cold brew coffee in the afternoon sun sounds just as good.

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Pekoe Cold Brew Coffee
Made with our signature Muse blend, an organic gold roast coffee. The Muse blend is soft and mellow with notes of dark cherry, vanilla, and hazelnut. Over a 24-hour period, freshly ground coffee beans infuse cold water to create our signature Cold Brew Coffee. This deliberately slow process ensures rich, balanced flavor. Delicious over ice, takes milk & sugar well.

 

Our Pekoe Pitcher is the perfect way to store and serve our cold brew coffee! You can keep it at home for an evening refreshment or bring it to work for an all day energy boost at your convenience.

Shop Now for Father’s Day!
We have just what your Dad needs to keep him healthy and satisfied! This week, use promo code: PEKOEDAD for $2 off all coffee bags. Also use promo code FRENCHFIVE, for $5 off all French Presses to make sure Dad has his perfect cup of coffee every morning. In addition, we have a Father’s Day exclusive gift set made for all those ‘on-the-go’ Dads, which includes our El Salvador – Single Origin – Whole Bean Coffee and our Pekoe Tumbler. We hope each and every Dad has a wonderful weekend being a dad and drinking lots of coffee to get you through it energized!