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August 18, 2017 @ 2:33 pm

The Weekly Steep || August 18th, 2017


This week was loaded with tea health benefits and caffeine. Yeah. Exciting stuff. Oh, and poorly written and researched articles. Fortunately, you can learn about hidden Chinese tea academies and why the British don't purchase tea in cafes amongst my ranting. It's the Weekly Steep!


  1. Why cafes suck at serving tea

  2. 10 Facts about Tea

  3. Chinese Tea Academy

  4. How to get caffeine

  5. An Attempt to Describe Tea

  6. Inida's downward trend

  7. Ranting about Benefits

  8. No UK Tea Bars

  9. The Sip Sencha Diet

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August 17, 2017 @ 6:59 pm

Unboxing with Sips by || Value in Subscriptions


Need a tea fix but don't know what to get? Sips By has your solution. In today's podcast, we sit down with Staci of Sips By and unbox a package. A few weeks prior we completed Sips By's online quiz and we were totally impressed with the variety of teas we received. Never did we expect to see the value found in our box. So, if you'd like to get some variety in your tea cupboard, you now know exactly who to call. Even better, support their Indiegogo campaign.


You can also watch the video podcast here.


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August 11, 2017 @ 6:46 pm

The Weekly Steep || August 11th, 2017


This week in tea, Darjeeling. Still. Also, there's an amazing matcha dessert in Japan that looks exactly like a Zen garden. Serious eats right there. Thinking of hosting a Japanese tea party? Beware of cultural appropriation and Tumblr. Oh, Drake is totally into matcha drinks and so should you be too. It's The Weekly Steep!


  1. China's growing coffee trend

  2. The dark side of detox tea

  3. Drake is the new Matcha

  4. A New Electric Kettle, but Square?

  5. A Culturally Appropriate Tea Ceremony?

  6. Serious Matcha Desserts

  7. Seriously, more Darjeeling!

  8. Darjeeling and Charted Accountants

  9. Fruity Chaga Tea

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August 4, 2017 @ 10:58 pm

The Weekly Steep || August 4th, 2017


With no Darjeeling tea left in stock, where is the world to turn? 'Nepal Tea' is now an official trademark. And Starbucks has some amazing tea on their global menu. Of course, us in North America are left with only Pumpkin Spice lattes. All this and more on The Weekly Steep!


  1. Nepal Tea Trademark

  2. Darjeeling Dried Out

  3. What we don't get at Starbucks

  4. Green Tea vs. the West

  5. English Tea Theivery

  6. Green Tea Toothpaste

  7. Engineering Organic Tea

  8. Wize Monkey Tea gives farmers a boost

     8.5. No Tea Stall Reno

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