4 Tea Varieties Everyone Should Try
Tea is a perfect drink for any time of the day, whether it is to kick start your day in the morning, accompany your lunch during the day, or help you relax in the evening. You can also combine it with so many kinds of ingredients like sugar, milk, dried fruits, spices, etc.
However, do you recall how many tea varieties have you ever tried in your lifetime? If not, let us help by showing you the list below and see how many varieties are you familiar with.
Anji Bai Cha
Anji Bai Cha is a green tea variety that has a needle-like appearance. When steeped in 85°C water, this tea produces a smooth buttery flavor with a little bit of floral hint in the background.
Gyokuro is believed to be one of the most prestigious green teas in Japan. It is shade-grown and has a bluish-green appearance. This one is a very delicate tea, so it shouldn’t be steeped in more than 160°F water. When properly handled, it can yield very bright green tea that has a naturally sweet and umami flavor.
Ali San Oolong
This tea is one of Taiwan’s most famous export commodities that come from Ali Mountain. When steeped, the dark green balls will unfold and release a floral flavor that has a hint of sweetness.
Darjeeling black is produced in the mountains in the northern part of India and is known for its muscatel grape flavor quality. It is harvested four times a year, and interestingly enough, each harvest will produce different flavor profiles.