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Writing About Tea

Writing About Tea
Updated: Oct. 16th, 2017
A guide to how to write about tea, with an eye towards writing tea reviews, emphasizing how to describe flavor, aroma, and sensations on the palate.

Invasive Herbs for Herbal Tea

Invasive Herbs for Herbal Tea
Updated: Sep. 28th, 2017
The benefits of harvesting invasive plants for use in herbal tea, as well as practical, ecological, health, and safety concerns with doing so.

Bottled Tea

Bottled Tea
Updated: Sep. 25th, 2017
RateTea does not list bottled teas, but we do refer people to companies selling unsweetened bottled iced tea.

Styles, Types, & Varieties of Tea

Tea: black, green, oolong, white, Pu-erh, Flavored: Chai, Earl Grey, Jasmine, Herbals: Rooibos, Mate, ...


Updated: Nov. 14th, 2017
Sejak is a style of Korean green tea, defined in part by late April harvest date, and the Korean tea most available in the West.

Assam Green

Assam Green
Updated: Oct. 23rd, 2017
Assam green tea is green tea grown in Assam, India.

Earl Grey Cream

Earl Grey Cream
Updated: Oct. 17th, 2017
Earl grey cream is a style of flavored black tea using vanilla and other flavorings in addition to bergamot oil.

Tea Producing Countries and Regions

China: Fujian, Yunnan, Anhui, Zhejiang, India: Darjeeling, Assam, Japan, Ceylon, Taiwan, Kenya, ...

Jeju, South Korea

Jeju, South Korea
Updated: Nov. 21st, 2017
Jeju is a province of South Korea and an island south of the mainland; it is an important tea producer.

Bengkulu, Indonesia

Bengkulu, Indonesia
Updated: Nov. 15th, 2017
Bengkulu is a province along the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, and home to the Kabawetan tea plantation.

West Java, Indonesia

West Java, Indonesia
Updated: Nov. 8th, 2017
West Java is the region of Indonesia whose single-origin teas are most widely-available in the U.S. and other Western countries.

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