Our single origin and premium loose leaf blends and artisan flowering teas and accessories are available for sale at The General Store at Colvin Run Mill in Great Falls, Virginia. Our teas are packaged in lovely green rice paper bags with a see through window. The zip close top is a customer favorite! Brewing temperature and time are printed on the back.
Each 2 oz. bag holds enough tea to make 20 to 30 exquisite cups of tea, and many can be re-infused for many additional enjoyable cups.
Peachy Keen WhiteThis newer style of white tea known as Pai Mu Tan, is composed of the unopened leaf bud and the top two leaves of the tea plant (two leaves and a bud). The unopened bud is covered with fine downy white hairs (hence the name white tea). This specialty creation has a delicate, sweet flavor with the addition of peach oils and marigold petals.
Dragon Well (Lung Ching/Long Jing) This renowned Chinese tea has a distinct flat shaped leaf, deep green color and sweet, almost floral aroma, with a vegetal flavor note.
Moroccan Mint GreenThis refreshing green tea is a blend of famous Chinese Gunpowder Green tea leaves and dried mint leaves. Drink as is, or add sugar as served in Morocco.
Jasmine GreenNaturally scented with actual jasmine flowers, this Chinese green tea is famous for its distinct floral characteristics.
Lemon GingerA combination of Chinese green tea, lemon grass, and bits of ginger, this blended tea is perfectly balanced.
Jasmine Blossoms An assortment. Hidden within these hand tied balls of Chinese green tea leaves are a variety of flowers, waiting to sway to and fro in the jasmine scented brew. Some with Lily, some with Marigold, some with Lavender.
Midnight Bloom Black This hard to find black blooming tea has a delightful undertone of cocoa in its aroma and taste. A lovely amaranth flower holds center court in this bloom.
Ti Kuan Yin-Iron Goddess of MercyA Chinese Tribute Tea, lightly oxidized so it imparts an orchid-like floral aroma and light golden/green color, with a slight toasted undertone. Requires several infusions for the tightly rolled leaves to unfurl completely to release its fullest flavor.
Nilgiri Frost OolongThis rare tea from the Nilgiri Mountains in southern India is picked just as the leaves start to freeze. It has long, wiry leaves. It brews close to a black tea due to its high oxidation level.
Our premium tea leaves may be infused two and more times. Each infusion brings out another level of flavor and is a value added aspect of premium teas.
Additional selections of tea are available seasonly.
Try any of our teas ICED for a refreshing calorie free beverage!
Sit and relax with a cup of our tea at:
Enjoy a flavorful pot of tea any time at "ris" in the West End - Chef Ris Lacoste's upscale restaurant that receives rave reviews from everyone. Whether it's an afternoon pot of fragrant Great Falls Grey with some delectable sweet treats, a hearty "ris" Breakfast Blend with Sunday brunch, an oolong with your meal, or a soothing herbal after an evening's dinner, sip and savor many varieties at "ris", 2275 L Street, NW, 20037, (202-730-2500)
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On the other side of town, stop in at Bakers & Baristas for some temping treats and a tasty cup of our specialty tea! 501 7th Street, NW 20004 (202-347-7893)
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Enjoy a bite to eat with a cup of our flavorful premium tea at Middleburg's popular hot spot - MiddleburgCommon Grounds! 114 West Washington Street, Middleburg, VA 20117, (540-687-7065)
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In Maryland? Zip over to Hyattsville and order some of our premium blends and single origin teas at Vigilante Coffee - 4327 Gallatin Street, 20781, (301-200-3110)
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Or visit newly opened The Dish & Dram restaurant in Kensington for a memorable meal and choose from a wide selection of our premium teas! 10301 Kensington Parkway, Kensington, MD 20895, (301-962-4046)
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Purchase select bags of Great Falls Tea Garden's teas for take home from the General Store at historic Colvin Run Mill, 10017 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls, VA 22066, (703-759-2771)
Great Falls Breakfast Blend Based on classic blends of Indian Assam and mid grown Ceylon teas, our version is malty but brisk with a clean, fresh taste. Delicious on its own but can easily stand up to milk, sugar, honey or lemon.
Darjeeling First Flush Estate Teas These teas, picked in March/April, are hand harvested and brew an exquisite cup of tea. From India’s Darjeeling region in the Himalayas. Its light body with light floral and muscatel notes in the aroma and taste leave a lasting impression as to why these teas are so prized.
Lapsang Souchong The distinct smokiness of this tea is developed as the leaves absorb the smoke from the pine wood fires used in the drying process. A unique tea often used in recipes!
Dark Rose Hearts from Hunan, expertly dried dark tea pressed into small heart shapes, with a light layering of rose petals which imparts a sophisticated aroma and aftertaste. Reinfuses many times.
Pu Erh This ancient style of Chinese dark tea is only recently arriving in the American markets. It is most often sold in pressed form (large and small) but can be found in loose leaf, too. It has a distinct earthy aroma and taste due to the fact that it is slightly fermented. Some Pu Erhs are aged for many years.
Great Falls Grey A softer but more complex version of traditional Earl Grey. Our blend has a touch of vanilla and berry combined with classic bergamot and brought to visual life with the addition of cornflower, marigold and safflower petals.Also available in DECAF for anyone wanting to restrict their level of caffeine.
Creamy Orange Tea from the Nilgiri region in southern India is the base for this amazingly fragrant tea blended with orange peel, vanilla bean and marigold petals. It is satisfying and delicious enough to drink as a dessert. Also available in DECAF.
Coconut Crème Another dessert style tea with a Nilgiri black tea base blended with bits of coconut and vanilla bean. A touch of the islands all year long.Also available in DECAF.
Great Falls Spiced Chai A blend of ginger root, cinnamon, and fennel highlights this profile. Brew and drink black, or the traditional way with milk and sugar. Also available in DECAF.
South African Mint/Rooibos Royale This caffeine free herbal is a Rooibos base. The mint adds brightness while the chamomile soothes and calms in this popular tisane.
Sunny Honeybush Herbal This caffeine free herbal from South Africa is blended with orange, hibiscus and chamomile.
Honey Lemon Mint Honeybush blended with lemon peel and mint is another refreshing caffeine free offering.