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The Science Behind Tea — Part 2 of 2

By Art of Tea on Dec 26, 2018 9:38:00 AM

The tea plant’s inner make-up is only part of the story when it comes to the wonderful cup characteristics millions have come to love. In part 2 of the Science Behind Tea, we explore the science behind man’s manipulation of the tea leaf...

The Science Behind Tea — Part 1 of 2

By Art of Tea on Dec 19, 2018 9:44:00 AM

The simple, wonderful beverage of tea, that millions have come to love worldwide, is much more complex than we have come to know. In part 1 of the Science Behind Tea, we discuss the part that nature plays in the development of the tea plant ...

Tea Types: What Are You Serving?

By Art of Tea on Dec 12, 2018 9:25:00 AM

All tea (white, green, oolong, black, and pu-erh) comes from the same plant — Camellia sinensis. All teas start out as fresh green leaves before being processed into a specific tea type. It is the cultivated and processed leaves of this plant...

The Definitive Guide to Tea vs. Coffee

By Art of Tea on Dec 5, 2018 9:47:00 AM

Almost a billion people drink coffee or tea every day. For generations, these two beverages have been the centerpiece for societies and cultures and continued to be used by many for their health benefits. In fact, chances are you are...

Science Behind Taste — Part 2 of 2

By Art of Tea on Nov 28, 2018 9:36:00 AM

In the first part of the Science Behind Taste, we identified the three senses needed for our brain to determine a flavor. These included our taste buds, trigeminal nerve responses (chemesthesis), and aromas (olfaction). In that article, we...