Not Too Deep With Black Tea
To deep or not to deep is not a question. Learn about black tea with these simple facts.
A true tea darling to the world, grown and produced throughout the world.
Enjoyed in the US mainly as iced tea, drank in the UK mostly as a breakfast tea, consumed massively in Turkey almost like water.
Due to its popularity and long history in the west, this tea has been made into many popular blends such as English Breakfast Tea and Earl Grey Tea.
However, these are mostly in the form of tea bags which contain low tea grades, such as dust and fannings.
Black tea process includes withering, rolling, full oxidation, and drying.
While the manufacturing of black tea needs to go through the horrific cut-tear-curl after this in order to be shredded into pieces and be bagged, the artisan tea stops right there.
There are many different characters that can be found in Chinese loose leaf black tea depending on the types. But they are in general malty, profound, and rounded. It’s gentler on sensitive stomachs which is why it’s widely encouraged as a replacement for coffee and green tea.
For black tea, we chose one that is very different in taste compared with the common blended black tea.