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Different Taste of Teas

The Bold Taste of bulk Green Teas, Black Teas, and Oolong Tea.

Each tea has it's own distinctive taste.  The taste vary from mild to darn right bold

1st Chinese Herbs offers Bulk Green Teas, Bulk Black Teas, and Bulk Oolong Tea.

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 Type of Tea

Origin

Brewing Times

Distinctive Flavor

Gunpowder
Green Tea

China

3-5 minutes

A clear amber liquor with a sweet aroma and a pungent taste The reason this tea is called Gunpowder, is because the leaves are rolled into small pellet looking balls.

Chunmee Green Tea
also known as
Precious Eyebrow

China

2-4 minutes

Typically dried in the shape of an eyebrow.   Lightly astringent, full body tea. Helps to clean the mouth.

Sencha Leaf
Green Tea

China
USA

2 -5 minutes

This Spring picked tea is noted for its delicate sweetness, mild astringency and flowery-green aroma.

Dragonwell
Green Tea

China

2-4 minutes

Astonishing mellow but distinctly vegetal, spinach and fresh grass with just a hint of sweetness.

Oolong Tea

China
Taiwan

3-6 minutes

Subtle, delicate, lightly flavored tea.  Oolong is the tea that is usually served at Chinese Restaurants.

Assam
Black Tea

Northern
India

3-4 minutes

Assam Full-bodied with a rich, smooth, malty flavor. If you have never tried this tea before....you are really missing something

Darjeeling
Black Tea

Northern
India

3-5 minutes

Darjeeling Delicate, slightly astringent flavor.

Ceylon
Black Tea

Sri Lanka

3-5 minutes

Ceylon Brisk, full flavor with a bright color A wonderful taste for the Savvy tea drinker.

Earl Grey

Black Tea

China (sometimes a blend of China and Darjeeling)

2-5 minutes

Flavored with the natural oil of citrus bergamot fruit. Earl Grey Ah!, if you are a Star Trek fan, this is what Captain Picard orders, from the replicater.

English Breakfast
Black Tea

USA

2-4 minutes

As it states Breakfast Black Tea. Used with milk and sugar to complete a full body flavor. No bitter taste

Choosing Oolong tea

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