Featured Steepings

Anatomy of a Blend: Lullaby

Formulated to sing you softly to sleep, Lullaby is distinguished by overtones of honeysweet chamomile and tangy citrus, and velvety undertones of French lavender and smooth licorice. Ashwagandha separates this...

Anatomy of a Blend: Golden Light

Tried and true, we first released this invigorating turmeric herbal infusion as a Limited Edition blend earlier this year, and it’s been one of our most popular offerings ever since....

Anatomy of a Blend: Soothe Sayer

There’s a delicate balance between flavor and function at work in the eclectic combination of ingredients in this revitalizing infusion. In formulating Soothe Sayer, Head Teamaker Ravi Kroesen drew inspiration...

Introducing Oregon Red Reserve Series Black Tea

Hand Harvested in Salem, Oregon We created our Reserve Series to highlight the sensational rare teas that our Head Teamaker, Ravi Kroesen, discovers during his visits with master tea-growers around...

Harvest Report

The spring of 2020 brought waves of complications to the growing side of the tea industry. While the popularity and importance of drinking tea at home has never been higher due to the...

Introducing Spring Jade Snail Reserve Series Green Tea

Since our humble beginnings in a former blacksmith’s shop in Northwest Portland, our goal here at Smith Teamaker has been to bring uncommon teas of the highest quality to our...

Spring is in the air, and Bouquet is back on our shelves

No. 320 Bouquet is a limited edition herbal infusion, released each April since it was first formulated by Steven Smith himself in 2014. Blended to echo the warm breezes and...

The Mysteries of Pu-erh

Smith Teamaker’s No. 3 Shu Cha Pu-erh has been transforming customers into devotees of its robust, easy-drinking flavor profile for years. Due to its popularity, our Head Teamaker, Ravi Kroesen,...

Lover's Leap

Lover’s Leap is a limited edition tea, released each Valentine’s Day since the tea was first created in 2013. With pink rose petals, chamomile petals and a mix of medium-bodied...

The Time I Drank Grandpa Style Tea with a Monk

The morning traffic inched through Hangzhou along the elevated freeway. Looking out from the backseat at the endless river of cars on the road in front of us, I exclaimed,...

Introducing the Reserve Series

We are thrilled to unveil the first release in our Reserve Series line, a premium collection of rare tea offerings that head teamaker Ravi Kroesen has identified during his travels...