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Your Guide to Mixing Magic

Come one and all, our fellow tea enthusiasts! Join us on an exploration into the enchanting world of tea concentrates with Piper and Leaf. We've mastered the art of brewing and have evolved into a symbol of innovation and pioneers of flavor exploration. Originally, we were known as 'Samovar Gardens.' Our name had to change, and after some brainstorming sessions, 'Piper and Leaf' emerged! And you know what? Our name may have changed, however, the influence of the Samovar method remains at our core! So, grab your favorite mug, settle in, and dive into the magic of tea concentration. Read more about our beginnings.
this is a picture of a Russian Samovar used for brewing concentrated tea for iced and hot tea drinks

The Samovar Method: A Russian Tradition

At the heart of our identity lies the rich tradition of the Russian Samovar method. This centuries-old approach involves using a samovar, or "self-boiler" in Russian, to brew tea concentrates. The process starts with creating a highly concentrated tea infusion, later diluted with water to achieve the desired strength. This method is known for producing a robust and flavorful tea that retains the essence of the tea leaves. For those of you who may not know, in our logo, we proudly feature a Samovar as a way of paying homage to our original company name and celebrating the art of brewing that runs through our veins!

Why Brew Tea Concentrate?

Tea concentrate takes center stage in our tea-making philosophy, bringing a multitude of reasons to make it a daily delight. Brewing tea concentrate makes for a hassle-free brewing experience that's both easy-peasy and bursting with flavor. We've got the golden ratio for you – 1 oz of concentrate to 7 oz of water – ensuring your daily tea ritual is nothing short of delightful.

this is a picture of a Piper and Leaf deluxe tea dripper for brewing concentrated tea for iced tea and hot tea drinks and ideasWhether you're in the mood for a cozy cup, a kick-in-the-refreshment iced tea, a velvety milk tea, or a dash of excitement in your culinary escapades, tea concentrate is your trusty sidekick. It's basically the superhero of your tea world, offering endless possibilities for all you tea enthusiasts out there. And here's a secret twist for you – add a splash of tea concentrate to your coffee for a delightful surprise!

Brewing tea concentrate is more than just a process; it's a finely tuned art that we've perfected with our Samovar method. We focus on concentration and flavor perfection, blending premium tea leaves with utmost precision. Each sip is a testament to our commitment to quality and the sheer joy of sipping perfection.

But wait, there's more! Our dedication to sourcing top-notch tea leaves means each concentrate is a symphony of flavors straight from nature. Brewing your tea becomes a personalized art form, a canvas awaiting the stroke of flavor that suits your taste buds to a T.

So, dive into the world of tea concentrates – it's not just a drink, it's a celebration of flavor, art, and a commitment to making your tea experience extraordinary!

Find more info on how to brew concentrate.

Mixing Tea Concentrates: A Flavorful Symphony

Tea concentrate is like the rockstar of beverages, letting you craft fantastic drinks and mix up a storm for the most delightful tea experience ever! Get ready to level up your tea game by diving into the thrilling world of combining different tea concentrates. We're all about encouraging your inner tea mixologist and sharing some powerhouse duos that'll have your taste buds doing a happy dance. Don't worry if you're unsure where to start – we've got your back with this beginner-friendly guide to our top-notch tea combos that you just can't resist. Let the tea-blending adventure begin!

 

Our Ratio

1oz Concentrated Tea + 7oz of Water = 8oz of Piper & Leaf Tea

 

Front Porch Special + Orchard Peach
Meet Marlina's daily go-to – a fusion of Front Porch Special's robust kick and Orchard Peach's sweet charm. This delightful concoction is Marlina's secret weapon for tackling the day with efficiency and joy. From packing orders to spreading smiles, this one is the sip-sized source of her superpowers!
Front Porch Special + Lemon Berry Blush
Elevate the classic Front Porch experience by introducing the zesty goodness of Lemon Berry Blush. This dynamic duo enhances the classic with the perfect amount of fruity vibrancy, offering a refreshing and well-balanced cup of tea. 
Old Fashioned Birthday Cake + Briar Patch Brew
Indulge in the goodness of a blueberry muffin in liquid form. This blend of Old Fashioned Birthday Cake and Briar Patch Brew, with a splash of milk, sweetener, and a sprinkle of cinnamon, promises a drinkable blueberry muffin experience that's almost addictively good. 
Old Fashioned Birthday Cake + Orchard Peach
Unite the irresistible flavors of sweet tea and peach cobbler in a Southern showdown. Old Fashioned Birthday Cake and Orchard Peach come together to create the ultimate liquid indulgence, capturing the essence of Southern charm. 
Golden Hour Tonic + Elderberry Elixir
Experience a healthful symphony with the herbal, fruity blend of Golden Hour Tonic and Elderberry Elixir. Packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, this combination is our ultimate flu-fighting elixir. 
Golden Hour Tonic + Springdrop Spritzer
Delight your senses with a magical fusion of citrus flavors. The citrusy goodness of Golden Hour Tonic combined with the citrus-savory notes of Springdrop Spritzer creates a truly enchanting citrus medley dancing on your palate.

While these are just a few examples, the possibilities are truly endless! Mix and match our year-round blends, and explore our seasonal blends for even more tea-tastic combinations!

 

A Tapestry of Tea Enthusiasts

Here at Piper and Leaf, we're not just in the business of crafting exceptional tea; we're on a mission to foster a lively community of tea enthusiasts. It's not just about the leaves; it's about the people, the stories, and the shared passion for tea that unites us all.

Our events aren't your average tea gatherings; they're vibrant celebrations of diversity and culture, where tea lovers from all walks of life come together to bond over their favorite blends. It's a space where the possibilities of tea and innovation are as endless as the conversations and connections made.

Being part of our tea community is like having a backstage pass to the world of innovative tea combinations and brewing techniques. It's a journey of discovery, where each cup is a story waiting to be savored. We're not just a tea company; we're the heartbeat for tea experts and novices alike.

Brewing at Home

Embark on a delightful journey into the world of tea with us! While we'd love to host you at our spot, we believe in spreading the tea love far and wide, right into the comfort of your home. Meet our tea companions: the Piper Press Brew Kit and the Deluxe Brew Kit. Think of them as your trusty sidekicks on the path to tea mastery, blending tradition with a splash of modern flair.

These kits aren't just tools; they are your guide to unveiling your inner tea connoisseur. Get ready to dive into the enchanting artistry of tea brewing with top-notch ingredients and foolproof precision. We've got your tea journey covered, promising one perfect cup at a time.

A Toast to Tea Beyond Boundaries

In the vast landscape of tea, Piper and Leaf stands as a beacon of creativity, innovation, and community. Our commitment to the Samovar method, the art of brewing tea concentrates, and the exploration of unique flavor combinations define our mission. Whether you're a seasoned tea connoisseur or just beginning your tea journey, the world of tea concentrates awaits, and Piper and Leaf is your trusted guide.

So, buckle up, grab your favorite tea kit, and immerse yourself in the joyous symphony of flavors that only Piper and Leaf can offer. Cheers to a world of tea that knows no bounds! As you embark on your tea journey with Piper and Leaf, remember that every cup is not just a beverage; it's an exploration of culture, tradition, and the limitless possibilities that tea concentrates bring. 

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