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.

Yin Zhen Yunnan Silver Needle

May 2019 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to the May 2019 edition of the Curious Tea subscription! Here’s a closer look at the four exciting new teas that we are sharing with our subscribers this month. The first light tea this month is a delicate Yin Zhen Yunnan Silver Needle white tea from Yunnan Province in…
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Blog - India Darjeeling Rohini First Flush Spring Regalia Black Tea

April 2019 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to the April 2019 edition of the Curious Tea subscription! Here’s a closer look at the four exciting new teas that we are sharing with our subscribers this month. The first light tea this month is a Moc Chau Green Heart Oolong from Vietnam that is lightly oxidised and…
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Blog - India Darjeeling Rohini Emerald Vintage Green Tea

March 2019 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to the March 2019 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 vibrantly verdant ‘deep steamed’ Makinohara Fukamushi Sencha green tea from Japan. The second light tea is…
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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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