What Gives Tea Its Aroma?

Given the close connections between taste and smell, it's pretty hard to separate the two when it comes to experiencing tea. For many of us the aroma of tea is significant before we even have a chance to prepare it. I've found that you can't always make a direct correlation between the aroma of dry …

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“What’s That Smell?” How to Identify Your Tea’s Aroma

The aromas of the various teas out there can be so enticing and thus so much a part of the enjoyment of tea that there are even special aroma cups (taller and narrower than usual sipper cups) used to help you make the most of them. But what are you smelling? How do you identify …

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Tea Aromas

Popular throughout the world, black tea has one of the most complex aromas of anything we eat or drink. Black tea is formed by oxidizing the tea leaves and letting their essential oils and enzymes come alive. Black tea may have many aromas including, fruity or flowery. Green tea by comparison has a more delicate …

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