White Tea?

If you’ve been around tea drinkers awhile, that is, the hard-core kind who try various new blends (no, not that flavored stuff, but blends of various tea types) and the latest tea trends, or if you’ve been a devoted reader of this and other tea blogs, you’ve heard of white tea. But do you know …

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Reading Tea Leaves — White Teas

Third in our round of that practical approach to reading tea leaves. Before steeping, these leaves tell of the process they endured once plucked from the tea bush (Camellia Sinensis). After steeping, they reveal their true nature more fully. White teas are very special, with the best ones being very limited in amount, since they …

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Review — British Earl Grey Flavored White Tea by The English Tea Store

Name: British Earl Grey Flavored White Tea Brand: English Tea Store Type: White tea, flavored Form: Loose leaf Review: For those who enjoy the flavor of bergamot but crave a lighter, cleaner tea during the summer should enjoy this offering from the English Tea Store. This is a "white" Earl Grey, blended from Pai Mu …

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Comparing Pai Mu Tans

Trends in tea abound, and white tea is one of them. One particularly trendy white tea is a style called Pai Mu Tan (also called “Baimudan White Tea,” “Pai Mu Dan,” “Bai Mu Dan,” and oddly “White Peony”). It seems that just about every tea vendor has a version available. So how do you choose …

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