The Switcheroo: Coffee to Tea

by William I. Lengeman III Tea has made considerable inroads in North America in the last decade or so, but it's still safe to say that the beverage of choice here is coffee. As tea has increased in popularity, one could also safely say that many newcomers to tea have been recruited from the ranks …

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Review — Buckingham Palace Garden Party

The Subject: Buckingham Palace Garden Party from The English Tea Store. Water temperature: 212° F Steeping time: 5 minutes Tea type: Black Scents, flavorings, etc.: Earl Grey, Jasmine Aroma, dry: Strong floral (rose, lilac) with hint of citrus Aroma in the cup, plain: Strong floral (rose, lilac) with hint of citrus Taste, plain: Strong floral …

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Just Add Heat: Roasted Tea

Heat is an integral part of the process of making many varieties of tea, with the amount of heat applied varying according to the type of tea. There are some varieties of tea that go through another stage of firing, one that qualifies them to be known as roasted tea. While many of these teas …

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