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For the love of Anhua Dark Tea

For the love of Anhua Dark Tea

About five years ago, we bought a brick of Anhua Dark Tea out of curiosity. It was just an ordinary brick produced by one of Anhua County’s bigger factories. It was tasty, different and very pleasant. Our interest was sparked, but we did not know much about Anhua Dark Tea.

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The cool or warm nature of tea

Cool or warm nature of tea

There are many reasons for choosing when to drink which tea. In this post, we introduce the concept of the cool or warm nature of tea. Far from seeing it as an absolute rule, we suggest it is an interesting criteria to consider. Depending on how your body feels and on the outside temperature, it can make your tea experience even more enjoyable.

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Join in! Pick your tea! #becomeyourtea

We stand for tea as a cultural activity, based in a long tradition, very much alive, and always evolving.

Join in! Pick your tea!#becomeyourtea

refined / mellow / delicate
gentle / subtle / rare
comforting / easy / warm
wild / strong / different
grounded / exquisite /underrated
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Spreading or withering tea leaves? (It depends on the tea type)

Spreading or withering tea leaves

In order for freshly picked tea leaves to be further processed, they need to be dried of most of the water they contain. This allows the next processing steps to be correctly executed. It is also, in itself, the first transformation step of the leaves. The way this drying is being implemented (by spreading or by withering), already partly determines which type of tea the leaves will become.

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