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Our Tree to Tea Mission:

Our Tree to Tea Mission: Here at Teas New Jersey we are dedicated to sourcing  and sharing handcrafted teas manipulated by Tea Masters for diverse flavors and superb quality.  This means that our teas are pure and untainted by artificial flavors, aromas, and sweeteners.  Our strict guidelines provide you with the true and wonderful tastes that…

Ever Heard of a Gong Fu Brew?

Gong Fu Brew The Gong Fu style of tea brewing has been the most popular style of tea leaf brewing in China since the Ming Dynasty.  This style of leaf brewing became popular after the practice of whisking powdered tea, like matcha, became lost in China.  (However, the practice of whisking powdered tea was preserved…

White Tea

Brief: White tea is produced when fresh tea buds and leaves are allowed to wither for long periods of times after being carefully picked.  The tea buds and leaves are allowed to wither for days before they are dried, or until they dry on their own.  This prolonged state of withering allows the fresh buds and leaves…

Puerh Tea

Puerh is a fermented tea.  There is a little confusion about what fermented tea actually is due to misunderstandings in tea producing nations and in the West.  Some tea places call all dark tea fermented tea simply because the leaves look as though they have gone through fermentation.  However, we know that Black tea leaves are not…

What’s Oolong?

Oolong Brief: Oolong tea is a semi-oxidized tea.  It is often considered to be somewhere in between Green and Black tea, with both light and dark notes.  Different types of Oolongs vary in the level of oxidation that they receive.  Traditional styled Oolongs tend to be more oxidized than modern style Oolongs.  The modern style of oxidizing Oolongs is focused on preserving…

Do You KNOW Black Tea!?

Black Tea Brief History: What we call Black Tea in the West was first referred to as Red Tea in China.  Black Tea is also often mistakenly referred to as “fully oxidized” tea.  However, Black Tea is not one-hundred percent oxidized but around ninety percent oxidized. (Tea Oxidation Guide) Picking and Processing: Black Tea is…

Japanese Green Teas

Japanese Green Teas Brief: Japan is known for its steaming method of fixing Green tea leaves.  Therefore, most of Japan’s Green teas are steam fixed in order to stop the oxidation of the leaves after picking.  The steaming of the leaves  is for rather short periods of time.  There are few different methods of steaming, but none of them usually last…

Tea!?

There has been a lot of confusion around the word ‘tea’ with the increasing popularity of the beverage worldwide.  Today, large and small corporations alike try to muddle the word ‘tea’ by labeling a variety of steeped beverages under the word.  However, tea in the true sense comes from the Camellia Sinensis.  The Camellia Sinensis is…

Welcome!

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