Stash Tea Blog

We are a specialty tea company based in the Portland, Oregon area. Founded in 1972, Stash Tea Company has been offering a complete line of 100% natural teas for 40 years.

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With over 250 tea blends and a unique selection of teaware and tea-related products.

A pitcher of mint iced tea is an easy way to cool off no matter how hot it gets. Use mint from your garden or one of our mint teas to beat the summer heat.

We source our mint from local farms, located here in the Pacific Northwest. Farmers send fresh mint straight from their fields to our blending room, where we cut it to make our teas.

Learn more about our mint »

Through July 1st, 2012, get 15% off your purchase at StashTea.com! Use coupon code ICECOLDT on the final checkout page. Offer details »

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A pitcher of mint iced tea is an easy way to cool off no matter how hot it gets. Use mint from your garden or one of our mint teas to beat the summer heat.

We source our mint from local farms, located here in the Pacific Northwest. Farmers send fresh mint straight from their fields to our blending room, where we cut it to make our teas.

Learn more about our mint »

Through July 1st, 2012, get 15% off your purchase at StashTea.com! Use coupon code ICECOLDT on the final checkout page. Offer details »

Shop now »

Here’s a great idea for your next backyard BBQ…try a twist on the standard Mojito by making it with green tea. This is one of our favorite spring/summer cocktails!


Green Tea Mojito
4 oz (1/2 cup) water
1 Mojito Mint Green Tea with Matcha tea bag
6-8 mint leaves
2.5 oz white rum
2 tsp sugar
Ice
Fresh lime, sliced or lime juice (to taste)Heat up the water to around 175-180 degrees F, below it boils. Brew the tea bag in the hot water for 3-4 minutes. Remove and add sugar. Stir to dissolve. Let chill in the fridge.

Add mint leaves and lime slices (or just the lime juice) to the glass and muddle. Add the rum and tea, stir and then pour the entire drink over a cup filled 3/4 full with ice. Garnish with a lime slice and/or more mint leaves.   High-res

Here’s a great idea for your next backyard BBQ…try a twist on the standard Mojito by making it with green tea. This is one of our favorite spring/summer cocktails!

Green Tea Mojito
4 oz (1/2 cup) water
Mojito Mint Green Tea with Matcha tea bag
6-8 mint leaves
2.5 oz white rum
2 tsp sugar
Ice
Fresh lime, sliced or lime juice (to taste)

Heat up the water to around 175-180 degrees F, below it boils. Brew the tea bag in the hot water for 3-4 minutes. Remove and add sugar. Stir to dissolve. Let chill in the fridge.

Add mint leaves and lime slices (or just the lime juice) to the glass and muddle. Add the rum and tea, stir and then pour the entire drink over a cup filled 3/4 full with ice. Garnish with a lime slice and/or more mint leaves.

Recipe: Mint Chocolate Chip Smoothie


photo credit: Healthful Pursuit

This ice cream inspired smoothie recipe from Healthful Pursuits uses Stash Peppermint Herbal Tea to achieve a 100% natural, real mint flavor. Plus, it’s loaded with healthy ingredients for a super nutritious and DELICIOUS way to start the day!

Mint Chocolate Chip Smoothie
Vegan, Gluten free, Dairy free

Yield: 2 cups
Servings: 1

Ingredients
1/2 cup boiling water
1 peppermint tea bag
1/2 cup non dairy milk
2 cups spinach
1 medium frozen banana
2 tbsp hemp hearts
6 ice cubes
3 tbsp non-dairy chocolate chips, divided

Directions
To be prepared at least 30 minutes in advance:
Steep the tea in the 1/2 cup boiling water until ready to use in the smoothie so that it’s really concentrated. Wait until the water has cooled, about 30 minutes or make the tea ahead the night before.

Place all ingredients but chocolate chips in your blender in the order of the ingredients listed.
Blend for 30 seconds or until smooth.
Drop in half of the chocolate chips and pulse quickly.
Pour into a cup and top with leftover chocolate chips.