It's All About Tea — tea tasting

What Is Mouthfeel? — How To Properly Taste Tea

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What we talk about when we talk about mouthfeel. We’re sure, when you read tea descriptions, picking out which best suits your taste, you may notice something referred to as “mouthfeel.” Mouthfeel is an essential part of the tasting and understanding of every tea. Or even coffee, alcoholic beverages, and food! It’s impossible to escape mouthfeel if you are tasting something. However, some of us may not be used to paying it much mind. In this article, we’ll take a deeper look into mouthfeel and how to decode it during a tea tasting! (Read more)

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A Pu-erh Tea Tasting

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Our fermented friend pu-erh… The tea world seems to split in half when talk is centered around this tea. Some pu-erh enthusiasts don't venture much into other tea varieties. Some have had it and don't particularly take to it. And, there are those, who have been treated to good pu-erh, liked it, but don't necessarily know how to take the next step in the journey. In today's post, we'll talk about doing a pu-erh tasting and choosing the right one (Read more)

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How To Brew Tea With a Bowl and Spoon (In 7 Steps)

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Seeing for the first time tea brewed with a bowl and spoon might come as a surprise to tea enthusiasts who are fans of the Chinese tea ceremony - gong fu cha. It is a popular brewing method in Taiwan, used for brewing green teas and oolongs. (Read more)

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Decoding the Different Flavors of Tea

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We’ve already discussed some key notes on how to do a tea tasting, in this article we will focus specifically on what those characteristics are. In fact, the different flavors of tea do not lie solely in one category but divide into 3 subgroups: flavor, mouthfeel, and aroma. (Read more)

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How To Do A Tea Tasting

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Tea tastings are pretty similar to wine tastings. They are also fun to do and helpful if you are trying many new teas and want to memorize the flavor profiles or compare them to other teas.

Whether you are keeping track of your tea tasting or just doing it for fun, we put together a guide on how to do a tasting. With every consciously done tea tasting, you will see your palette grow and be able to recognize new and subtle notes. (Read more)

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