Tea Quiz: Pair the Taste with the Tea

Can you pair a taste description with the tea it’s referring to? Take this quiz and find out. But first a bit about tea taste descriptions. Describing the taste of a tea can be like trying to describe color to someone who has never seen. Or music to someone who has never heard. Plus there …

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Tea Quiz: Which Tea Name Is More Memorable?

Does a more memorable tea name encourage tea sales? My theory is that it does. So it’s time to put that theory to the test. There are actually three issues here, as far as I can see: The translated names versus the original Asian names on a lot of teas. The “Romanizing” of the Asian …

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Tea Quiz: Can You Match the Tea to the Leaves?

In a previous article I had shown some photos of tea leaves and asked if you could identify them. Some were easy and at least a couple were difficult. One responder commented that a look at the steeped liquid helps when identifying teas from photos. I thought it would be good to see how this …

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Quiz: How Are Your Tea Time Manners?

The question of manners at tea time comes up online and in the real world. In fact, some feel rather more inclined when enjoying tea to follow certain social conventions and even tea rituals and ceremonies. From the way the tea is prepared to what foods to serve to how to pour and enjoy the …

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Quiz: Are You a Smart Alecky Tea Drinker?

Awhile back I wrote a quiz for serious tea drinkers. Then, a smart alecky tea drinker I am “friends” with on Facebook commented “What about us unserious tea drinkers?” (I’m paraphrasing since I can’t find the comment.) Steven, just for you and all the other unserious, smart alecky tea drinkers out there, I did my …

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