It would not be a proper lesson on tea without sitting down and discussing the origin of tea. Where is it grown? More importantly where can it grow?
Category: Indian Tea
Tea 201 – Indian CTC Black Tea
CTC sounds like a company’s acronym, no? While it is an acronym, it actually stands for the process that defines this type of black tea: crush, tear, and curl.
Tea 201 – Indian Black Tea – Assam vs Darjeeling
Assam and Darjeeling…some of you may have heard those words thrown around (I know I have).
Tea 201 – English Tea
While the English are known for drinking copious amounts of tea, we all know by now that they did not invent the leaf. So…how did the leaf migrate from Asia to the British Isles?
Morning Cup #33 – English Breakfast Tea
Today’s cup is English Breakfast Tea from Taylors of Harrogate.
Morning Tea #26 – Jasmine Green Tea
Today’s cup is a Jasmine Green Tea from Dils Tea / Tea Packs USA.
Morning Tea #22 – Assam Tea
This Assam brews a strong, vibrant and malty beverage. The aroma is light, slightly airy and clearly astringent. The flavor is leafy, malty and similar to the breakfast teas based off the tea grown in the Assam region of India. The liquor is super dark rustic red.
Morning Cup #20 – Sandman PM
Today’s cup is an herbal from Stash Tea called Sandman PM.
Morning Cup #9 – September 27th 2011
Morning Cup is a new daily segment where I post what I am drinking with a quick image of my beverage and some initial thoughts. This is Morning Cup #9
Organic Fairtrade Makaibari Darjeeling (Hampstead Tea)
Darjeeling teas are often referred to as the champagne of teas, with good reason. Darjeelings typically express the depth and nuance tea connoisseurs look for from the best of any tea, be they black, green, white or herbal. The Makaibari region within Darjeeling region also tends to produce some of the best Darjeelings season after season. Let’s check this one out from Hampstead Tea of London.