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To Decaf or Not To Decaf

By On January 18, 2010

Thanks to new data from several studies, the idea that tea leaves could be decaffeinated simply by rinsing prior to brewing is now both outdated and inaccurate. At Art of Tea we… Read More

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A Cup a Day-All Day Long

By On January 25, 2008

Tyler, one of our fellow tea enthusiasts here at Art Of Tea, recently wrote about our Ti Kwan Yin as an “all day tea”. As a writer I spend alot of time… Read More

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Asian Style Tea Cup with Infuser & Lid

By On December 23, 2007

The Folks at Art of Tea are pretty picky as to what makes the cut each year for their teas and teaware. Each quarter a review of products new and old is… Read More

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Ti Kwan Yin – Green

By On October 2, 2007

The English translation of Ti Kwan Yin is “Iron Goddess of Mercy”. I think the translation of our TKY – Green should be “all day tea”. That’s what I like to call… Read More

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Fabulous Finum to the Rescue (or How to Easily Brew a Cup of Black Tea)

By On September 25, 2007

One of the BIG perks of writing for this blog is getting to sample not only the tea (thus far my desert-island pick is Earl Grey Crème) but also the equipment used… Read More

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The Trouble with Tea Bags

By On September 16, 2007

It is ubiquitous: that tea-filled gauze bag attached to a string with an identifying tag at the end. The tea bag is perhaps one of the great injustices thrust upon tea drinkers… Read More

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Oxidized to Purple-fection

By On September 12, 2007

Oolong teas have been gaining popularity in Western Societies for the last several years. Many people have touted the health benefits of oolongs for their high level of antioxidants and increased metabolic… Read More

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Cold Brew Iced Tea Directions

By On September 9, 2007

Late summer is the perfect time for iced tea – a refreshing way to get all the benefits of your favorite tea. I’ve lately been playing around with making sun tea –… Read More

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Brewing TNT

By On July 8, 2007

It is hard to believe that such small disks can pack so many flowers, roots, berries and botanicals. TNT Teas and Tisanes are truly unique. With 20 disks per dynamite shaped stick each disk… Read More

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Sado or Chado

By On June 24, 2007

  Creating ceremony or a bond between those engaged in tea ceremony does not need to be complex in its process. It can be simple and intimate. According to Sen Soshitsu, Ura… Read More