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TEA SERVICE

The Tea Bar specializes in traditional Chinese brewing styles, often referred to as gong fu cha.

Pourover Tea

16 oz   $7

Order a cup of freshly brewed pourover Chinese loose leaf tea from our list below. 

Cold Brewed Tea

16 oz   $7

Changes weekly! Just ask us what we've got!

Chinese Tea Session

$30/ person

An hour long gong fu cha experience in which we will brew one tea of your choice from our list below using traditional Chinese methods.

 

This process includes four to ten flash brews equating to around one liter of tea for you to drink during the session or take home with you. 

 

Drop ins welcome. Reservations preferred. 

Gold & Silver Teaware Tasting

$40/ person

Teaware drastically affects the flavors one experiences while drinking tea. In this hour long tea tasting, we will brew an eligible tea of your choice from our list below using a silver-lined gaiwan with sterling silver-lined and 24k gold-lined teacups for a comparative tasting.

 

This process includes ten flash brews equating to around one liter of tea for you to drink during the session or take home with you.

 

Maximum of 2 guests per tasting. Reservations required. 

TEAS AVAILABLE FOR SERVICE
AT THE BAR

CHINESE LOOSE LEAF TEAS
WHITE TEA
Bai Hao Yin Zhen 
(Silver Needle) 白毫銀針

White tea from Dian Tou, Fu Ding, Fu Jian Province, China (~700-1000m elevation). Spring 2021.

 

Sweetest spring water, warmed by the sun and deeply crisp. 

Brand: Tea Drunk

YELLOW TEA
Huo Shan Huang Ya  霍山黃芽

Yellow tea from Jin Ji Shan, Huo Shan, An Hui province, China (~700-800m elevation). Early Spring 2022.

 

Nutty and floral with hints of salty toasted grains. 

Brand: Tea Drunk

GREEN TEA
Lu An Gua Pian  六安瓜片

Green tea from Qi Shan, Lu An, An Hui Province, China (~250-500m elevation). Early Spring 2022.

 

Ultimately balanced with umami, nuttiness, and a buttery texture.

Brand: Tea Drunk

GREEN TEA
Huo Qing  涌溪火青

Green tea from Shi Jing Keng, Huang Tian, China (~700-900m elevation). Early Spring 2021.

 

Umami, green vegetables, with creamy 

tannins. 

Brand: Tea Drunk

GREEN TEA | SHENG PU
You Le Long Pa  攸樂龍帕

Aged green tea from Long Pa village, You Le Shan, East of Lang Cang River, Xi Shuang Ban Na, Yun Nan Province, China (~1500m elevation). Early Spring 2018.

 

Strong notes of sugarcane. Tender and sweet with clean and delicate tannins. From the micro-terroir lot of Le De.

Brand: Tea Drunk

BLACK TEA
Shou Pu  熟普

Black tea from Ai Lao Shan, Yun Nan province, China (~1000m elevation). Spring 2018.

 

Sweet earth with a full smooth body.

Brand: Tea Drunk

WU LONG TEA | DAN CONG
Ya Shi Xiang (Duck Shit) 
鴨屎香

Dan Cong Wu Long (oolong) from Dong Jiao, Feng Huang Shan (Phoenix Mountain), Chao Zhou, Guang Dong Province, China (~800-900m elevation). Spring 2021.

Notes of fresh lily with a buttery mouthfeel.

Brand: Tea Drunk

WU LONG TEA | YAN CHA
Qi Lan  奇蘭

Yan Cha Wu Long (oolong) from Shi Zi Feng, Wu Yi Shan, Fu Jian Province, China (~300-500m elevation). Spring 2021.

 

Extremely aromatic with notes of wild flowers and grass. Long herbaceous and umami finish.

Brand: Tea Drunk

WU LONG TEA | YAN CHA
Que She  雀舌

Yan Cha Wu Long (oolong) from Mi Tuo Yan, Wu Yi Shan mountains, Fu Jian Province, China (~300-500m elevation). Spring 2022.

 

Rose, citrus pulp, umami.

Brand: Tea Drunk

RED TEA
Dian Hong  滇紅

Red tea from Wu Liang Shan, Yun Nan Province, China. Early Spring 2022.

 

Sweet, earthy, tree bark, apple skin, dates. 

Brand: Tea Drunk

RED TEA
Chi Gan 赤甘

Red tea from Yang Zhuang, Wu Yi Shan, Fu Jian Province, China. Early Spring 2022.

 

Sweet, raisin, rose petals, woodsy finish. 

Brand: Tea Drunk

TAIWANESE LOOSE LEAF TEAS
WU LONG TEA | BAO ZHONG
Bao Zhong Qing Xin 包種青心

Wu long tea from Wenshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan (400m elevation). Winter 2022.

 

Jasmine, honey-green notes.  

Brand: The Tea Bar

WU LONG TEA | GAO SHAN (HIGH ELEVATION)
Jin Xuan 金萱

Wu long tea from Farmer Ling, Meishan Township, Chiayi County, Taiwan (1100m elevation). Spring 2022.

Buttery, creamy, toasted sesame, whipped sweet cream. 

Brand: The Tea Bar

WU LONG TEA | GAO SHAN (HIGH ELEVATION)
#1 Qing Xin 青心

Wu long tea from Farmer Ling, Meishan Township, Chiayi County, Taiwan. (1100m elevation). Winter 2022.

Grassy, nutty, mild sweetness, chrysanthemum, honeysuckle

Brand: The Tea Bar

WU LONG TEA | GAO SHAN (HIGH ELEVATION)
#2 Qing Xin 青心

Wu long tea from Zhangshu Lake, Taihe Village, Meishan Township, Chiayi County, Taiwan (1500m elevation). Winter 2022.

Crisp sweetwater, goji berry, meadow flowers, roasted vegetables.

Brand: The Tea Bar

WU LONG TEA | GAO SHAN (HIGH ELEVATION
#3 Qing Xin 青心

Wu long tea from Zhangshu Lake, Taihe Village, Meishan Township, Chiayi County, Taiwan (1600m elevation). Early Spring 2023.

 

Bright greenness, honeysuckly, dates, lightly roasted.

Brand: The Tea Bar

WU LONG TEA | TIE GUAN YIN
Tie Guan Yin 铁观音

Wu long tea from Muzha Maokong, Wenshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan (300m elevation). Spring 2023.

 

Ripe fruit, citrus, caremel, slightly woody.

Brand: The Tea Bar

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