Review — English Breakfast Blend No. 1

The Subject: English Breakfast Blend No. 1 from The English Tea Store. Water temperature: 212° F Steeping time: 5 minutes Tea type: Black Scents, flavorings, etc.: No added scents or flavors Aroma, dry: Good, strong black tea aroma Aroma in the cup, plain: Light scent, a bit smoky Taste, plain: Mild, hint of an edge, …

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Proper Tea Tasting Techniques

By Stephanie Harkins Tea tasting, much like wine tasting, cheese tasting or any other sampling of a food or beverage, includes utilizing all five of your senses and focusing on how the experience feels to you personally. By using your sense of smell, sight, taste and touch, you can not only evaluate teas accurately, but …

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How to Make Bad Tea

Make bad tea? Why would anyone want to do that? Well, to be honest, pointers on how to make bad tea are typically offered so that you’ll know what steps to avoid and will ultimately wind up with a good cup of tea. For it's easier to make bad tea than good, it seems, to …

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