Choosing teas from the seemingly never-ending selection can sometimes be daunting. Let Samovar Tea Lounge guide you through the maze of different teas and help you learn about what makes a good tea.
Category: Learn About Tea
How Tea is Made
Picking. Sorting. Steaming. Firing. Twisting. Oxidizing. All of these techniques and more are used to produce the best tasting tea. Learn more about how the perfect leaf becomes the perfect sip. All tea is made from the same plant. Yes, you read right, all tea, whether it’s black, oolong, green, white, or pu-erh, comes from […]
Learn About Green Tea
What makes Green Tea green? Low oxidation gives the popular blend its jade, emerald, grassy, oceanic, fresh, lively, uplifting, cooling and naturally nourishing aspects, to mention just a few.
Learn About Black Tea
Fully oxidized, hearty, and high in caffeine, Black Tea originated as Chinese Hong Ta, or “Red Tea”, but the black leaf color and demand of the West helped it make a more popular name for itself.