American Tea Culture refers to the methods of preparation and means of consumption of tea in United States. American Tea Culture"
Assam is a black tea named after the region of its production ( Assam, India). This tea grown at sea level is known for its body, briskness, malty flavor, and strong, bright color. Assam teas, or blends containing Assam, are often sold as "breakfast" teas; English, Irish, or Scottish Breakfast are common trade names. Historically, Assam is the second commercial tea production region after China. China and Assam are the only two regions in the world with native tea plants. Assam tea revolutionized tea drinking habits since the tea, produced from a different variety of the tea plant, yielded a different kind of tea. Assam tea"
Bai Hao Yinzhen ( Traditional Chinese: 白毫銀針, Simplified Chinese: 白毫银针, Pinyin: bái háo yín zhēn, Jyutping: baak6 hou4 ngan4 zam1) is a White tea which is chiefly produced in Fujian Province in China with only limited or negligible production outside and more commonly just known as Yinzhen. Amongst white teas this is the most expensive variety and the most prized as only top buds are used to produce the tea. Most Yinzhen is made from the Da Bai or Large White tea tree race, however there are exceptions such as the big bud teas from Yunnan. Bai Hao Yinzhen tea"
Bai Ji Guan is a Si Da Ming Cong and a very light Wuyi tea. It is named after a rooster who gave up its life whilst protecting a child. Unlike most Wuyi teas the leaves of this tea are yellowish rather than green or brown. Bai Ji Guan tea"
Bai Mu Dan ( Chinese: 白牡丹, Pinyin: bái mǔ dān, Jyutping: baak6 maau5 daan1) is a White tea that is a cheaper version of Yinzhen with less buds and more leaf; it is produced in the spring and is usually covered in white downy. It is widely consider to be the second grade of white tea. The tea is usually grown in the Fujian Province of China from Da Bai or Large White tea trees. Bai Mu Dan tea"
(Ban Tian Yao tea) Fo Shou is a very rare Wuyi Oolong with a light smokey taste. Ban Tian Yao tea"
Bancha's meaning references the coarser grades and heavier, late season crop from which this full-flavored tea is made. Bancha is made from larger leaves than are usually available for sencha grades. Bancha are a class of sencha harvested as a second flush tea between summer and autumn. Bancha tea"
Black tea is a "true" tea (i.e. Camellia sinensis) made from leaves more heavily oxidized than the white, green, and oolong varieties. Black tea is generally stronger in flavor and contains more caffeine than the more lightly oxidized teas. Black tea"
Black tea fungus is a fermented tea drink originating in China. It is made of black tea, water, sugar and fungus. Black tea fungus"
Bohea (a word derived from the Wu-i hills in the Fuhkien province of China, b being substituted for W or V), a kind of Bohea"
Bu Zhi Chun is a Wuyi Oolong with a light taste. Bu Zhi Chun tea"
Bubble tea, pearl milk tea ( Chinese: 珍珠奶茶; pinyin: zhēnzhū nǎichá), or boba milk tea (波霸奶茶; bōbà nǎichá) is a tea beverage mixture with milk which includes balls of tapioca. Originating in Taiwan, it is especially popular in Asia ( Taiwan, People's Republic of China, Hong Kong, South Korea, the Philippines, and Singapore) as well as Europe, Canada, and the United States. It is also known as black pearl tea or tapioca tea. Bubble tea"
Camellia sinensis is the tea plant, the plant species whose leaves and leaf buds are used to produce tea. Camellia sinensis"
Ceylon Black tea is grown in Sri Lanka. It has a citrus-like crisp aroma, and is used both unmixed, and in blends. It is grown on numerous estates which vary in altitude and taste. Ceylon tea (black)"
Ceylon Green tea is grown in Sri Lanka which is produced using methods of manufacture that may be imported from other countries, such as tightly rolled gunpowder tea or teas very similar to Chun Mee. Teas from Sri Lanka do have their own more characteristics, they will usually be much darker when dry and their smell and taste will be deeper. Ceylon tea (green)"
Ceylon White tea is grown on the island of Sri Lanka and is highly prized, mentioned in a recent BBC article, is grown and harvested by hand. The move towards producing White tea shows a clear line between organically farmed tea that is fair and rewarding to the farmers and drinkers and the monopoly of mass produced tea. Prices per kilogram of Ceylon White tea are significantly higher than other teas from the region. Ceylon tea (white)"
Chai simply translates to tea. The words Chai and Tea origins from ancient China ('Te' and 'Cha') and is used throughout the world in slightly different variations. The word Chai is, however, in some European countries interpreted as Masala Chai which means spicy tea (in Indian). Chai"
Chimarrão or cimarron is a South American traditional ethnic beverage. Chimarrão"
China Famous Tea refers to a finite list of Chinese tea. Though different sources will cite slightly different teas, this is a list from Chinese Tea Culture Research Centre of the 10 famous teas. China Famous Tea"
Chinese herb tea, also known as medicinal herbal tea, is a kind of tea-soup made from purely Chinese medicinal herbs in Guangdong, China. It usually tastes bitter or lightly sweet and its colour black or dark brown, depending on what kinds of herbs are used. Although tea is in its name, it seldom contains any part of the tea plant. Chinese herb tea"
The varieties of Chinese Tea are extensive with many different types grown during each Chinese dynasties. Chinese tea"
Chrysanthemum tea (菊花茶, pinyin: jú huā chá, in Chinese) is a flower-based tisane made from chrysanthemum flowers, which is most popular in East Asia. To prepare the tea, Chrysanthemum flowers (usually dried yellow flowers) are steeped in boiling water; often rock sugar is also added. The resulting drink is transparent and light to bright yellow in color, with a floral aroma. In Chinese tradition, once a pot of Chrysanthemum tea has been drunk, boiling water is typically added again to the flowers in the pot (producing a tea that is slightly less strong); this process is often repeated several times. Chrysanthemum tea"
Chun Mee is a popular green tea. It has a dusty appearance and is generally more acidic and less sweet than other green teas. Chun Mee tea"
The Commutation Act of 1784, enacted by the British Parliament, reduced the tax on tea from 119% to 12.5%, effectively ending the smuggling trade. William Pitt the Younger, acting on the advice of Richard Twining of the Twinings Tea Company, introduced the Act to increase revenues through legitimate sales of tea by ending 100 years of punitive tea taxes which promoted smuggling. Commutation Act"
Coonoor is a small quiet hill town in the Nilgiri hills in Southern India. It has a reputation shared by many Indian hill stations for being a reality defying idyllic Shangri-La of sorts. However, the growing networked economy, and the rampant influx of tourists to the region in the past few decades have eroded this image of Coonoor to some degree. Coonoor"