Tea leaves really come to life when you add hot water, just like steam engines and sea monkeys. Witness a steep transformation with this Groupon.
Choose From Four Options
- $15 for $30 worth of loose-leaf tea blends
- $29 for a tea-tasting class for two (a $60 value)
- $39 for a tea-tasting class for three (a $90 value)
- $49 for a tea-tasting class for four (a $120 value)
During Exploring Tea classes—focused on black, green, or herbal teas—the shop's owners educate students on folklore and health benefits associated with each tea, then pour tastings of at least eight different brewed varieties. Students should call ahead to schedule sessions.
The selection of more than 150 loose-leaf tea blends includes serenity black tea ($6/50 g), bamboo shoots black tea ($7/50 g), herbal teas such as tropical sunrise rooibos ($5.50/50 g), and hand-sewn Chinese flowering teas ($3–$5).
Aromatica Fine Teas and Soaps
Already home to more than 150 loose-leaf tea blends, Aromatica Fine Teas and Soaps’ shelves are also stocked with colourful teapots, hand-crafted soaps, and all-natural skincare products. At the blending bar, staffers help craft custom blends from black, green, white, and herbal teas, and also educate sippers about tea folklore, health benefits, and history during Exploring Tea classes. Handcrafted by owners Kim and Karen, biodegradable castile soaps gently scrub skin with natural ingredients, including essential oils of grapefruit, lavender, basil, and lemongrass as well as restorative green-tea extract.