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For Whom the Tea Tolls

Mentor Tea

Okay, we'll admit it. We don't drink a lot of tea around GP HQ, but if we, or our British doppelgängers, were in the mood for a nice hot 'cuppa' we would most certainly make it Mentor Tea ($10+). With

Heat to Perfection and Drink to Your Health

Cuisinart PerfeTemp Tea Kettle


Most of Gear Patrol's editors aren't serious enough tea fiends to ever justify dropping this kind of cash on a kettle. That said, we do know a variety of folks who take their leafy drink quite seriously, so we decided to

Get Antioxidants Quick

Ito En Oolong Shot

ito-en-oolong-shotThe Japanese Ito En tea company has released another 6.4 oz. “shot” style concentrated tea – the Oolong Shot. Similar to the Sencha Shot, the Oolong Shot packs plenty of antioxidant power, with 171 milligrams of free radical fighting polyphenols (a

Be Radical Free

Ito En Sencha Shot

ito-en-sencha-shot1The Ito En tea company of Japan brews up a multifarious collection of bottled teas in green, black, white, and fruit flavors. The taste and quality are great, yet with typical over-the-top Japanese engineering, the bottles are contoured to fit your

The Pessimist’s Mug

A Dour Perspective On Your Morning Cup O' Joe

thepessimistsmug.jpgI'm not a big fan of pessimism. In fact, it's a characteristic I find loathesome unless it comes served with two heaping scoops of sarcasm. Appropriate for Monday mornings, the Pessimist's Mug is a perfect gift

New Leaf White Tea


New Leaf has a new look, but the 100% all natural and organically sweeted ice tea hasn't changed, so look past the marketing blitz and all the other white teas for that matter and reach for a bottle of New Leaf. They've got