Passport Coffee Shop Tea Facts

General Information

What is Passport Coffee Shop? Passport Coffee Shop is a specialty coffee and tea our outlet in located inside our warehouse and roasting facility. We are dedicated to providing high-quality products for both home baristas and professionals. Our mission is to support your passion for coffee and tea by offering exceptional products, educational resources, and excellent customer service.


How much caffeine is in tea (per 8-oz cup)?

  • White Tea: About 15 mg
  • Green Tea: About 30 mg
  • Oolong Tea: Approximately 35-37 mg
  • Black Tea: About 40 mg

Where does most tea come from? China is arguably the home of tea, but production also takes place in Japan, India, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Thailand, Kenya, Tanzania, and Malawi.

How many calories are in tea?

  • White, Green, and Black Tea: 2-3 calories per 8-ounce cup
  • Herbal Tea: 3-12 calories per 8-ounce cup

How should I store my tea? Store tea in an airtight container away from moisture, light, and strong odors to maintain its flavor and aroma.

How do I brew large batches of tea using the hot method?

  • For 1 gallon (128 oz): Use approx. ½ cup of tea leaves, double strength, then dilute with water.
  • For 1 quart (32 oz): Use 6-8 tsp of tea leaves.
  • For every 16 ounces of water: Use 3-4 tsp of tea leaves.
  • For every 24 ounces of water: Use 4-5 tsp of tea leaves.

Are the teas made in-house? Yes, all our teas are handcrafted in house.

How are the teas flavored? We purchase specific flavoring for tea that are both natural and artificially flavored.

How many cups does each size of tea make? This varies based on the type of tea and brewing strength, but generally, 1 ounce of tea leaves makes about 10-12 cups.