Bragger’s Tea

One of the stranger types of tea I've written about was poo poo puerh, a curious variety also known as grain moth tea, chong cha or worm tea, among other things. Not to be indelicate about it, but it's a tea that's made by feeding grain moths with puerh tea, then harvesting the excrement and …

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This Tea Is Bugging Me or The Secret of Oriental Beauty Oolong

Does your tea bug you? It would if it’s Oriental Beauty Oolong, one of the most exotic teas and a bit of a rarity, with only about 20 kilograms of leaves processed per hectare. But it might not be so exotic without some insects getting into the act. Those little buggers chomp their way into …

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