Review — White Peach Wuyi Oolong Tea

Name: White Peach Wuyi Oolong Tea Brand: Stash Tea Type: Oolong, flavored Form: Paper tea bags, individually wrapped in foil Review: There is something about hot peaches that puts me into orbit. I actually am not a fruit eater, but I can’t resist a properly cooked peach. In fact, one of the best meals I …

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Review — Rose by Golden Moon

Name: Rose Brand: Golden Moon Type: Flavored black tea Form: Loose leaf Review: For reasons that I don’t fully understand, flowers as flavors never really caught on in America. If you visit the United Kingdom, you’ll find all manner of rose and violet-based confections and chocolates in stores, but nary a whiff of these floral …

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What Is “Orthodox Assam”?

Assam teas have two basic quality designations: CTC and Orthodox. There are further distinctions from there, but these two are the starting points. I already explored CTC. Now it’s time to look at what “Orthodox Assam” tea is. Generally, Orthodox Assams are higher quality, less likely to be bitter, and contain more subtle and multi-layered …

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