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.
Our February boxes should be with all our UK subscribers by now and our international subscribers should be receiving them very soon. We hope you enjoy what we have selected for you this month. We have three teas from China; Jade Oolong, Lu An Gua Pian and Yunnan Golden… Read more
Our January boxes should be with all our UK subscribers by now and our international customers should be receiving them very soon. We hope you enjoy what we have selected for you in January. They are Sencha Fukujyu, Snow Bud, Assam Doomni Second Flush and Jun Chiyabari First Flush…. Read more
It is said, jokingly, that FTGFOP stands for “Far Too Good For Ordinary People”. Of course that is only an amusing interpretation of this acronym. In terms of tea leaf grading, FTGFOP is used when describing black tea and actually stands for “Finest Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe”. That may be… Read more
Our December 2014 boxes should be with all box subscribers by now. We hope you are enjoying your teas already! We have a lovely Jasmine Pearl, a sweet Kukicha, well-balanced Golden Monkey King and a delicate Darjeeling Thurbo First Flush. To help along with your tea tasting, we are… Read more
Curious Tea’s website is now live! We are extremely excited to announce that we have now officially launched our monthly tea subscription service. Look around our shiny new website. You can now browse the different types of subscriptions we have on offer – you can choose either monthly or quarterly… Read more