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How To Evaluate Tea Quality

by Jason on June 19, 2013

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As you expand your tea palate, one of the most useful things you can do is to record your impressions when you taste a tea. For one,

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Part of a series on evaluating online tea stores.   A look at Ebay Tea Stores in the areas of quality and selection. Ebay is different things to different people. It can be a collection of auctions or stores. It can offer new or used items. And the products stores and people involved are in a […]

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Tea Store Evaluation- Norbu Tea

by Jason on September 5, 2012

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Part of a series on evaluating online tea stores.   A look at Norbu Tea in the areas of quality, selection, and tea community. Selection:  Norbu is dedicated to Chinese and Taiwanese teas, and generally a higher caliber collection at that. Greg keeps quantities at manageable levels so that one season’s harvest replaces the previous. At […]

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Part of a series on evaluating online tea stores. A look at Thunderbolt Tea in the areas of quality, selection, and tea community. Selection:  Thunderbolt’s location and connections with Darjeeling estates allow it to offer a first chance at teas. That means fresher teas. It can also mean that it buys lots or batches in a […]

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Part of a series on evaluating online tea stores. A look at Darjeeling Tea Xpress in the areas of quality, selection, and tea community. Quality:  Of the teas I have reviewed from Darjeeling Tea Xpress,  nearly all scored in the nineties. DTX works to get strong offerings. For example, they are currently noting the value of […]

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Part of a series on evaluating online tea stores. A look at Canton Tea Co. in the areas of quality, selection, and tea community. Quality:  Of the teas I have reviewed from Canton,  the majority of them were on the higher end of the score scale. And it wasn’t just me who thought so. Their teas […]

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Part of a series on evaluating online tea stores.   A look at Mark T. Wendell Tea Company in the areas of quality, selection, and tea community. Quality:  Wendell’s teas weave between quality and value. For the vast majority of their loose leaf teas, the minimum tin size is 4 ounces. This is a relatively large […]

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