If you’ve ever been to Melbourne, you might be familiar with T2 Tea. This Australian-born tea brand is known for its quirky and imaginative range of teas that have won tea-loving souls the world over with its unorthodox flavour combinations. If you’re a fan of the brand’s aromatic brews, or simply love tea in general, here’s good news: T2 Tea has just opened its very first store in Singapore at 313@Somerset!
T2 Tea’s new Singapore store also marks the brand’s first foray into Asia. Singapore was chosen for the brand’s Asian debut, in particular, because of the diverse multi-cultural influences and strong tea-drinking culture. As per tradition, a special tea blend has been crafted to pay homage to its new city, and it is inspired by none other than a local breakfast favourite: the humble but absolutely delicious kaya toast. Featuring a blend of pu-erh tea, coconut flakes, green tea and roasted rice, the Singapore Breakfast Kaya Toast brew is truly an aromatic homage to Singapore’s national breakfast staple.
The new store, sprawling over 550 square feet, carries over 140 different blends of tea and also a small selection of rare Japanese and Chinese teas. Its bestselling brews include the French Earl Grey, Green Rose and Fruitalicious Tisane. The store features an island brew bar, where six types of hot and iced tea beverages are brewed daily for you to sample. If you wish to deepen your tea brewing knowledge, the store also hosts regular tea masterclasses and tea-blending sessions through the tea community group, T2 Society, which is free to join.
(Source: mariefrance Asia)