Tea Drunk is a unique company, and with that comes a lot of questions about what we do, who we are, and what our tea is. We hope this page helps you find the answers.

If you have questions that are not answered below, please reach out to us at hello@teadrunk.com, we are here to help! 

Our Loose Leaf Tea

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Will I really get drunk?

In Chinese, ‘drunk’ is a romantic expression used to describe one’s indulgence in true passion. We feel this way about tea, hence our name. But, consuming a large amount of tea can create a fuzzy feeling of euphoria and relaxation.

Read more about getting "tea drunk" in our article here. 

Why are your teas priced so high?

Our teas are true origin teas, coming from famous historic mountains, harvested from old varietals of tea trees, and crafted by heritage farmers in the utmost conservative fashion. Tea Drunk's expertise is in maintaining the highest standards on all of those three factors. We have exclusive rights to a lot of rare batches that represent the pinnacle of tea. These are the Grand Cru wine equivalents of tea. These teas have very transparent pricing as they are dictated mainly by the terroir and, therefore, the fresh-leaf prices each year. For teas of this caliber, we offer one of the best prices in the industry as we either commission the entire batch of tea with advance payments or are the actual producer of the tea.

What is your most popular tea?

We are known for having a very in-depth menu, our customer and staff's favorite teas range massively, there is no single tea we are most known for. It all depends on the day, our mood, and many other factors to decide a favorite tea for each moment. You can always email or DM us for advice!

Are your teas certified organic?

Although our loose leaf teas are not "certified organic," they are cared for in a way that is more natural than the certified organic tea's requirements. Tea Drunk only works with farmers who want the tea to have the best possible taste, so no additives might affect the taste included. Additionally, all of our teas are produced traditionally, and tea trees are evergreen and live for a long time! As tea trees play a valuable part in tea's taste, most of our teas are harvested from tea trees planted by generations before us, before machinery and modern agriculture, in deep mountains among diverse vegetation.

You can read more about our natural harvesting methods here in this article. 

Are there any additives in your teas?

No. All of our teas are natural loose leaf teas. We don’t have any artificial ingredients in our tea. The dynamic flavor profile in our teas are through age-perfected crafting utilizing heat and moisture to work with tea’s natural enzymes and rich compounds.

Why don’t we drink the first Gai Wan brew of tea? Isn’t that wasteful?

We use the first brew of tea to wake up the loose leaves and share it with s tea pet. It’s not that the first brew tastes bad, but it is mostly aroma and does not have the depth that the taste of the tea is meant to have.

What’s the deal with the tea pets?

Most tea pets are made of purple clay, which can develop a patina shine from the tea oil. It’s a sentimental drinking buddy and collectible item. The tea pets in our shop are mostly owned by our customers, who want to share the joy of their tea pet and allow more tea to be shared with it than they would at home.


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What amounts of tea can I buy loose leaf tea in?

You can buy loose leaf tea to brew yourself at home in a sample size or ounce. The number of grams will depend on the type of tea. An ounce is 28g, but we will always make sure that your ounce size is divisible to give you even paos.

Can you ship overseas?

Yes, we can, but there are additional international shipping fees. Due to COVID-19 there are some restrictions and delays for overseas shipping. 

Where do your teas come from?

All of our loose leaf tea come from mainland China. They are all true origin historical teas, grown in famous places, harvested from old varietals of tea trees and crafted by heritage farmers in the utmost conservative fashion.  We do not sell novelty teas nor herbal or flavored teas.

How long does shipping take?

We use USPS to ship all of our loose leaf tea. We usually ship orders within three to five business days.  We provide the choice of USUPS First Class Mail or Priority Mail at checkout, which have different shipping expectations. First Class Mail takes 4-8 days from mail date and Priority takes 1-5 days. 

What’s your return policy?

Unfortunately, due to the high-end food nature of our products, we can not accept any returns and refunds. This is to protect the health and integrity of our customer and our products. All sales are final.

If you have any other questions, you can always email us at hello@tea-drunk.com.

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