TeaSource: The best place to drink and shop for tea in Minnesota

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TeaSource: The best place to drink and shop for tea in Minnesota

If you’re a tea drinker in Minneapolis, you’re in luck: We have the best place to buy the best tea right here in our neighborhood with TeaSource. I would go so far as to say the best place for tea in the world, but I haven’t experienced much outside the U.S. so you’ll have to take the word of the World Tea Expo, which recently named TeaSource the “Best Tea Business”.

Whether you’re new to the flavors and varieties of tea, or a self-proclaimed tea snob, TeaSource has something for you, and they’ll help you figure out what else you may like as well. Don’t worry, they won’t try to hunt you down in the mall and as if you want to try some fruity, sweetened tea made to taste like watered down juice. Just stop by one of their three Twin Cities locations, tell them what you like, and they’ll pull out a few tins that might fit the bill. Every time I’ve gone, they have been so friendly and knowledgeable.

What’s even better to get to find a tea you like are the sample days. Every Tuesday and Thursday you can visit one of the stores, try out five teas for $5. Find one you love? Featured teas are 20% off bulk in-store purchases.

Why is TeaSource the best place to buy your leaves? They have a selection of over 200 teas; from classic English Breakfast black tea to our very own Minnesota N’iced Tea. They import and blend the teas they sell, so you’ll be sure to find something unique. Here are a few of my favorites and some of their best-selling teas:

TeaSource: The best place to drink and shop for tea in MinnesotaYunnan FOP:

My favorite black tea. It’s rich and a bit earthy, but very refreshing especially with a bit of lemon. According to TeaSource.com, FOP stands for “Flowery Orange Pekoe (FOP) – A tea that is made up of young buds and first leaves. It also contains a well balanced amount of tip (the end pieces of the bud).”

 

 

TeaSource: The best place to drink and shop for tea in MinnesotaTeaSource Gold:

A tea blend you’ll only find at TeaSource. It tastes as good as it smells. It’s a black tea with orange blossom petals, safflower petals, elderberry blossoms, flower pollen, and other flavors. Delicious iced tea, perfect for the warm summer days to come.

 

 

 

TeaSource: The best place to drink and shop for tea in Minnesota

Green Tea with Mango:

A best-selling green tea. The aroma reminds me of a breezy day in Hawaii. Fresh, bright flavors of mango give this sencha green tea some distinctive character.

 

 

 

 

TeaSource teas are available for sale online, or in-store at three metro locations:

  • 752 Cleveland Avenue South, St. Paul, MN  55116
  • 561 Prairie Center Dr., Eden Prairie, MN 55344
  • St. Anthony Shopping Center, 2908 Pentagon Drive N.E., St. Anthony, MN 55418

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