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Dian Hong Black Tea from Teabook

Hello Tea Friends! Today I will be reviewing some Dian Hong Cha from Teabook. If you are new to tea then here is some translating: Dian – Shorter version of Yunnan, a province in China known for tea growing. Hong means red which refers to it’s colour, in China it’s known as red tea but in Western countries it’s a black tea. Cha literally means tea. So it’s Yunnan Red Tea. This tea is also known as Yunnan Black or Yunnan Red but as there are many different types of black/red teas produced in Yunnan it can be a little Read More

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Wild Black Tea from Teabook

 Tea Information: Leaf Type: Black Where to Buy: Teabook Tea Description: Our red tea comes from Yunnan, Fujian, and Hunan provinces in China. The original name for black tea is red tea because of the general color of the infusion; it is still referred to as red tea in China today. Flavors that can define red tea are often robust, woodsy, or toasted and might have notes of walnut, raisin and chocolate. From a health perspective, some studies have established that red (black) tea may help protect lungs from exposure to cigarette smoke; new studies are starting to look at its possible Read More

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Dragon Well/Long Jing from Teabook

Tea Information: Leaf Type: Green Where to Buy: Teabook Tea Description: Our green tea comes from Hunan, Zhejiang and An Hui provinces in China. In China today, most green teas are still pan fired like originally done in the Yuan Dynasty (1271 – 1368); this helps to dry the leaf in a way to prevent much oxidation to preserve the green color. From a health perspective, green tea is increasingly popular for its content of EGCG (epigallocatechin), an antioxidant which studies show may have a number of health benefits. Green tea flavor and aroma are often referred to as vegetal, mild, cleansing, Read More

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Wild Black Tea Dian Hong from Teabook

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Tea (Red Tea) Where to Buy: Teabook Tea Description: This is a one time purchase of our beloved teabook Subscription box without the renewing feature, makes a great gift! We purposely seek out high-elevation, quality tea from small farms that don’t use pesticides. Free glass tea tumbler 18 tea packets of two quality selected varieties 1 special collection tea packet Great tea wherever you go! Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Wild Black Tea Dian Hong from Teabook is a great tea.  Whether you call it a Black Tea or a Red Tea it’s Read More