For Chilled Tea, Go with Basic Black

Sometimes basic black is best — an axiom that’s true for cocktail dress, tuxedoes, limousines, and teas to use when you want a brew to “beat the heat.” Just as most hot tea consumed in the U.S. is black tea, most iced (chilled) tea is made from black tea. And most of those are bagged …

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The Story of Barry’s Tea

One of the most civilized things to come out of Ireland is Barry’s Tea. Funny that Thomas Cahill didn’t mention this in his book How the Irish Saved Civilization. He talks about the monks laboriously copying old Greek and Latin writings, preserving the ideas of great minds like Aristotle for future generations. However, a good …

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Tea and the Pioneer Spirit — Getting the Most Out of Your Teas

By A.C. Cargill Tea is a precious commodity, one that you want to get every drop of value from. It takes a lot of labor, time, and effort to get those magic little tea leaves from the tea fields to your table. As one who lives the “tea life,” I appreciate this very much and …

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Tuesdays Are for Tea

By A.C. Cargill Tuesdays Are for Tea…and so is the rest of the week, but Tuesdays are a bit more special. Why Tuesday? Because this day occupies a unique position in the work week. Tuesday isn’t a depressing Monday when you head back to work from the pleasures of a weekend spent at the beach, …

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