By William I. Lengeman III
There’s no way to be sure how many varieties of tea exist, but the numbers may run into the thousands. It is safe to say that it would take a lifetime of devoted sampling for anyone to be able to taste even a fraction of them.
Even the combined efforts of all the reviewers at the sites listed here will not make much of a dent. But their opinions might be of some use the next time you’re looking for a new tea to excite your taste buds.
An impressive collection – nearly 2,500 at last count – of “Reviews of the World’s Greatest Teas” from an online collective of tea lovers and reviewers from across the United States and Canada.
Another large assortment of tea reviews (1,545 and counting) from a “website where anyone can rate and review teas and learn about tea.”
The Tea Review Blog
Yet another large archive of reviews from “an online community of tea lovers and tea reviewers to share their love of tea with one another.”
Tending Toward Tea
If you’re looking for reviews of Earl Grey teas you’ll probably be able to find what you’re looking for in this sizable collection, one that’s been assembled over the course of ten years of tireless tasting.
A fairly extensive assortment of tea reviews, given that this site is a one-person show.
Walker Tea Review
Video tea reviews and a tea tasting blog from tea blogger Jason Walker.
Tea reviews from Mike and Dax – the Tea Amigos.
The Tea Pages
A selection of tea reviews from The Tea Pages blog.
Hudin – Tea Reviews
A bunch of tea reviews from a tea lover who makes his home in the Bay Area.
Tea Guy Speaks
Tea reviews from yours truly. Navigate to the categories section, where reviews are organized by type.
They’re on a hiatus right now, but if you’re keen on tea reviews in video format, check the archives at STeaP TV.