Friends who enjoy tea will undoubtedly be concerned about one question: how to keep my favorite tea leaves so as to preserve their quality and aroma. As we all know, tea should be kept in a dry, odor-free place away from direct sunlight. But, for certain teas, we may see that dealers advocate storing them in the refrigerator. Why is this case?
When drinking the same tea at different times, the aroma and taste are suddenly different from the day you purchased it after a few months, and it also produces an astringent taste. This is very likely that the tea you drink got Fan Qing (返青).
Everyone has heard of Bi Luo Chun and Meng Ding Gan Lu when it comes to green tea. They all have a curly, hairy look and have been named one of China’s top ten famous teas. So how do we distinguish between them?
Since the Han and Tang Dynasties, Chinese tea and tea culture have gradually spread to East Asia, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Europe along the ancient land and maritime Silk Roads, and they are called “magical oriental leaves”. In this article we just explore Mending Tea from Sichuan Province, China.
People always say that aged pu’erh tea is drinkable antique. For green, black and oolong tea, we all prefer every year’s new teas, not only because of the fresh taste and aroma of new tea, but also because the best drinking period of these teas is relatively limited. But for pu’erh tea, many of us may choose three-year, five-year, ten-year or even older tea. A series of labels of pu’erh tea such as “the aged the better”, “the aged tea tastes better and more valuable” have been heard by both newcomers and experienced tea lovers. So, can pu’erh tea really be “the aged the better? What factors that determine this quality? Let’s discuss it together.
Altough both the white tea and Anji white tea contain the words of white tea, tracing to the essence, they are totally different in variety and production process. Therefore, we are going to recognize these two kinds of tea today.
Whether a tea can make multiple infusions is often one of the factors we evaluate a tea’s quality, but it is not an absolute factor. Different types of tea have different features, so there are actually many factors can decide whether a tea is infusion-enduring. Known about these factors can help us to estimate how many steeps a tea can be brewed.
Tea and Bamboo are the media for people to communicate with nature. Bamboo is a renewable resource, which can be used to make Bamboo tube tea or bamboo tea set.
Tea has a shelf life, but it is related to the variety of tea. Different teas have different shelf life. Drinking tea is good for our health, but drinking expired tea will do harm to our health. So how to judge whether tea has expired and what are the magical functions of the expired tea? Let’s see it together!
As the most popular type of scented green tea, the history of jasmine tea can date back to about 1000 years ago. It is a special scented tea that is both famous for its taste and fragrance.
Yellow tea is one of the six tea categories, which becomes increasingly rare in China. Then how much do you know about yellow tea? We will briefly introduce the yellow tea to you.
As a traditional Chinese tea, Wuyi Rock Tea has wide variety and unique characteristics. Because of its rich aroma and aftertaste, it is deeply loved by tea lovers. This article will specifically introduce the three most representative Wuyi Rock Tea – Da Hong Pao, Shui Xian and Rou Gui Oolong