What is Darjeeling tea?

Darjeeling tea isn’t known as the champagne of tea for nothing -it’s light and sweet. What’s unique about Darjeeling tea is that depending on the time of year it’s grown and cut it could be considered either a black, green, white, or oolong tea. In order for it to be considered Darjeeling tea it must […]

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What is Wakoucha Tea?

Tea has been woven throughout Japanese culture since the 8th century. With tea seeds being brought back from China by visiting monks, this beverage was first heavily associated with religion. It wasn’t until the 13th and 14th centuries that the tea culture exploded and was adopted by people all across the country. Although green tea

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What is Assam Tea?

If you love tea as much as I do, you’ve probably heard a little bit about Assam tea – but what exactly is it? Interestingly enough, odds are that you’ve already tried it. Not only is Assam one of the oldest teas in history, but it’s also a staple ingredient in countless other tea blends

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What is Chun Lu Tea?

Whether you’re a tea connoisseur or new to the world of herbal beverages, you’ve likely heard about Chun Lu tea. This semi-rare Chinese tea is worth knowing about, because its flavor and unique aroma are an experience that no tea drinker should have to miss. In this article, you’ll learn all about what Chun Lu

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What is Mecha Tea?

Mecha is a popular type of Japanese green tea. Mecha consists of early leaf buds harvested in the spring. It is considered the by-product of Gyokuro and Sencha tea leaves that processors separate from the whole leaves during processing. This processing method makes it a cheaper alternative for those that want to enjoy high-quality green tea. “Me”

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What is Tereré Tea?

Herbal tea, also referred to as a tisane or herbal infusion, is a popular caffeine-free beverage that can be enjoyed both hot and cold. Commonly regarded for its aroma, flavor, and highly customizable nature, many herbal teas have also been utilized for medicinal purposes for thousands of years. Made from edible plant parts, such as

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What is Da Yu Lin Tea?

Da yu lin tea, also written as da yu ling or dayuling, is one of the rarest teas in the world. So rare, that even the most seasoned tea connoisseurs have either never heard of it or never had the chance to try it. But what is it that makes it so rare? When it

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All About Reicha Tea

A lot of times when you think of green tea, a hot beverage comes to mind. But did you know that there are some green teas that are just as good, if not better, when they are iced or even cold brewed? Iced beverages as well as cold brewed coffee and tea are beloved in

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