black tea tagged posts

Black tea is what has been mostly drunk in the western world. Breakfast teas, Earl Grey, Darjeeling and Assam are all example of tea leaves that have been allowed to greatly oxidise, usually after light crushing.

Blog - Taiwan Nantou County Yuchi Assamica TRES8 Sun Moon Lake Black Tea

January 2019 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Happy 2019 to all our friends and subscribers! Welcome to the January 2019 edition of the Curious Tea subscription. Let’s take a look at the four new teas we’re sharing with our subscribers this month. The first light tea this month is a lovely Roasted Sencha green tea from Japan…
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Makinohara Kukicha

December 2018 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Merry Christmas to all our friends and subscribers! It’s been another fantastic year here at Curious Tea. We have featured some fantastic teas this year but we have saved a couple of particularly special ones until Christmas! So welcome to the December 2018 edition of the Curious Tea subscription and…
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India Darjeeling Gopaldhara Maharani First Flush Black Tea

October 2018 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to the October 2018 edition of the Curious Tea subscription! Let’s look at the four exciting new teas we’re sharing with our subscribers this month. The first light tea this month is a complex woody and vegetal Five Penny green tea from Vietnam that is plucked by local hill…
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India Darjeeling Gopaldhara Sencha Green Tea

September 2018 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to the September 2018 edition of the Curious Tea subscription! Let’s look at the four exciting new teas we’re sharing with our subscribers this month. The first light tea this month is Darjeeling Sencha from Gopaldhara Tea Estate, an unusual vegetal and smoky green tea made from Japanese tea…
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Darjeeling Poobong First Flush 2018 Black Tea

August 2018 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to the August 2018 edition of the Curious Tea subscription! Let’s look at the four exciting new teas we’re sharing with our subscribers this month. The first light tea this month is Meng Ding Mao Feng from Ming Shan in Sichuan Province, a refreshing and bright green tea that…
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Blog - China Yunnan Red Dian Hong Jin Zhen Golden Needle Chinese Black Tea

May 2018 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to May 2018 edition of Curious Tea’s subscriptions! Let’s look at the four exciting new teas we’re sharing with our subscribers this month. This month we feature two teas that come from the same source in northern Thailand – green and black versions of the same tea. The first…
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Blog - Japan - Tsukigase Yamatomidori Wakocha

April 2018 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to April 2018’s edition of Curious Tea’s subscriptions! Let’s look at the four exciting new teas we’re sharing with our subscribers this month. The first light tea this April is Ashikita Zairai Kamairicha, a heritage green tea from Japan that is crafted from a native cultivar and pan-fried, resulting…
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