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How To Evaluate Tea Quality

by Jason Walker on June 19, 2013

in how to, Member Content

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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Tea Store Evaluation- EBay Tea Stores

by Jason Walker on October 5, 2012

in review, Voices of Tea

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 Walker on September 5, 2012

in review

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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Tea Store Evaluation- Thunderbolt Tea

by Jason Walker on August 3, 2012

in review, Voices of Tea

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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Tea Store Evaluation- Canton Tea Co

by Jason Walker on June 13, 2012

in review, Voices of Tea

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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Tea Store Evaluation- Mark T. Wendell

by Jason Walker on May 2, 2012

in review, Voices of Tea

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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