Review β€” Soom Estate 1st Flush Darjeeling from The English Tea Store

Name: Soom Estate 1st Flush Darjeeling Brand: English Tea Store Type: Black tea, Darjeeling First Flush Form: Loose leaf Review: Those who know me have heard me carp on the mediocrity of many a first flush Darjeeling. As I am fond of saying "They don't know whether to be a green or a black tea …

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A Red, White, and Blue Teatime

In the U.S., when you talk about red, white, and blue, you know it means our flag colors. But it can also refer to a special teatime where those three colors set the visual tone and timbre of the event. And since there are a bunch of countries with those same flag colors, you can …

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Is Black Tea the New Green Tea?

One could make the argument that there are essentially six broad categories of tea: black, green, white, oolong, puerh, and yellow. For the average tea drinker, the last two of these probably don't turn up on the radar very often, if at all. White and oolong may be a little more familiar, especially with the …

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