Oolong Tea: Its Origin, Types and Preparation

Sat, Feb 11, 2017

Oolong tea is a semi-fermented tea variety that lies somewhere between the highly fermented black tea and the un-fermented green tea. The process of making oolong differs so widely from one tea cultivator to another that the fermentation level varies from 8% to 70% or even higher in some types. Some oolong varieties are fruity in taste while others can be woody with roasted aromas. Due to its intriguing differences in flavor and aroma, oolong is one of the most popular tea varieties all over the world.

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Different Varieties and Types of Tea

Tue, Feb 7, 2017

The most widely consumed beverage after water, tea is prepared by steeping cured leaves from the Camellia sinensis plant in hot or boiling water. However, the same preparation and type of tea is not consumed all throughout the world. Ranging from hot to cold, black to white, tea is of many different types. In fact, it can be said that almost every region of the world has its own native version of this popular beverage.

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