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Oolong refers to any tea that is sun withered and partially oxidised – it sits on a scale between green and black tea. It is Chinese for ‘black dragon’ and the finest types use unique cultivars to produce their varieties.

5 teas win stars from Great Taste Awards 2020

Great Taste Awards 2020 – Five of our teas win awards!

Great Taste, the world’s most trusted food and drink awards, has announced its stars of 2020. Out of 12,777 products sent in from 106 different countries, five Curious Teas were awarded Great Taste awards. Our Special Da Hong Pao, Yin Zhen Guangxi Silver Needle, Ashikita Yabukita Wakocha and Matcha Genmaicha…
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September 2020 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to the September 2020 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 lightly oxidised Taiwanese High Mountain oolong from Meishan that has a characteristically…
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How to Make the Perfect Cold Brew Tea

You’ve heard of cold brew coffee – but have you heard of cold brew tea? It’s the perfect drink for any tea lover on a hot summer’s day. In this post, we’ll explain why oolong is perfect for cold brew tea and we’ll give you our tried and true method. You…
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Tibetan Tea Xiao Bing Zang Cha Dark Tea

April 2020 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to the April 2020 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 an unusually dark-looking heavily roasted green tea from Japan that consists solely of…
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Haiwan Mini Brick Ripe Pu-erh

February 2020 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to the February 2020 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 particularly floral high mountain oolong from the famous Alishan tea growing area…
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Blog - China Yunnan Red Dian Hong Da Ye Large Leaf Assamica Black Tea

November 2019 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to the November 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 refreshingly floral Huang Jin Gui Golden Osmanthus Oolong from Fujian Province of…
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October 2019 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to the October 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 handmade Koliapani ‘Xuwola’ green tea from Assam that is surprisingly light and…
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