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…