Tag Archive: Chinese

Nov 26

Lapsang Souchong Black Tea – Caffeine Content, Smokiness, & Reviews

Lapsang souchong, widely known as a “smoky tea” or “smoked tea”, is a Chinese black tea, originating in the Wuyi mountains, which is dried over pine smoke. The pine smoke imparts a unique smoky quality to the aroma of the tea, which, in its smokier incarnations, is described as having an aroma similar to campfire …

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Nov 14

Keemun Black Tea From China

Caffeine Content, Health Benefits, and Other Properties Keemun is a type of Chinese black tea, originating in Qimen county of Anhui Province, China. This article gives an overview of the caffeine content, health benefits, and other properties of Keemun. Keemun is primarily produced in Anhui province, but teas in this style have also begun to …

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Oct 30

Chinese Oolong Teas Similar To But Cheaper Than Tie Guan Yin (Iron Goddess of Mercy)

I am both a drinker of high-quality loose-leaf tea, and a bargain hunter, and I am particularly fond of Chinese oolong teas. If you are at all like me, you have likely encountered Tie Guan Yin oolong, also called “Iron Goddess of Mercy”, but you are likely frustrated at the high price of good quality …

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