Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Teaology 101: Today’s post is brought to you by the letter 'E'!

Up next, it's time for letter 'E' words in my tea definitions project. Check out the previous posts as we go through the alphabet: Letter 'A'Letter 'B', Letter 'C', and Letter 'D'.

Earl Grey: Traditionally, a blend of black teas flavored with bergamot essence. This blend was named after Earl Charles Grey, the 2nd, a political figure.

Earthy: This can refer to an unpleasant taste caused by keeping tea in a damp storage. It may also be a taste characteristic of teas from certain regions. 

Empty: A poor quality in brewed tea that is weak and tasteless. 

English Afternoon: This is a delicate blend consisting mainly of Ceylon teas. 

English Breakfast: This is a popular blend of black teas that usually consists of Indian and Ceylon teas which make a full bodied brew.

Estate: Property that has gardens growing tea plants on it.

Even: This describes tea leaves that are all correct in their size for a specific grade.

Extra Choicest: A quality in the tea that is referred to as the best.

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