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5 Amazing Cold Brew Tea Cocktails

When craft bourbon and small batch vodka meet artisan tea, beautiful (and tasty) things happen. Shortly after we discovered smoked sugar and blended it to make our Bourbon Smoked White tea, the lightbulb went off that craft tea cocktails would be a natural next step.  We spent this past weekend doing our fair share of R&D to perfect the tea cocktail recipe and method. Luckily we could still take a clear, in-focus photo of the process. There are a few methods in creating cocktails and since it's still not cool out, we decided to focus on the cold brew method and make iced beverages. Our next iteration will likely be hot toddies.  How to Flavor Bourbon and Vodka with Tea Gather all...

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We Have Re-Steepable Tea Bags

Unlike grocery store tea bags with shredded and powdered tea leaves, we source long leaf or large cut, loose leaf grade tea in our bags. Because we use high quality tea leaves, the bags can be steeped multiple times for rich flavor in the second and third cup.  We like to reuse our bags for multiple cups of tea in a few ways and here are the methods: Hot Tea - 2-3 Consecutive Steeps Follow the brew instructions on the front of the tea pouch for your first cup and remove the bag.  Drink the perfectly sweetened cup of hot tea all the way to the last drop. Place the bag back in the cup and pour hot water (slightly hotter than the brew instructions)...

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Meet the Grower: Victor's Lavender

Embrew is dedicated to shortening the supply chain and being as knowledgeable as we can about the source of our products so that we can share the stories of the people who have a hand in helping grow and process them. So, it was my pleasure to interview the man at the source of one main ingredient in our Lavender Chamomile Kick, Mr. Victor Gonzalez, the owner of Victor’s Lavender in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley of Washington State.

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How We Launched a Tea Business

I've had so much to write about the process of starting a new business, but I've neglected to do so until now. I don't like to say that I haven't had time, because everyone has the same amount of time in the day, it is how the time is prioritized that decides if something gets done or not. So, I haven't prioritized it over all of the more pressing pieces of getting a site launched and more so, a business.  I have been comparing the process of starting Embrew to becoming pregnant and growing a baby for 10 months. This baby is getting big and uncomfortable, there are painful things I've never experienced before and I'm the happiest, craziest, most-frustrated and...

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