How to recognize a quality tea

2019/05/12 - Gaëlle


There are several thousand varieties, in sachet, in bulk, in powder, it is perfect. Unfortunately, they have been transformed and impacted.
In this article we give you some essential points to learn how to recognize a quality tea

Leaves: aspects and freshness h2> The very first one chose to look at these are the leaves (for loose tea)! The leaves will speak for themselves. Here are the points to check: - Whole leaves will be of better quality than cut or broken leaves - They should not crumble to the touch, if they are too old and they are lost in flavor - The leaves must not have stems! If you see that it has not happened - Is the color uniform on all leaves? If it never happened, stop by. - Dust! If you see some traces of dust on those who have stayed too long in the content and should not be consumed

The scent of tea h2> When choosing a loose tea, there is a very strong chance that you want to smell before, and you are right! It is possible to recognize any quality, but do you comment? - The power of smell! Cost and quality are recognized by the power and richness of its scent. If you have trouble recognizing the flavors when you smell it, it means that you have lost in taste, go your way! - Read the list of ingredients and try to recognize the artificial flavors. If you use the chemical coder, it can be heavily transformed.

The taste of tea h2> Surely the most important, the taste of tea! It was probably essential things! If you do not taste your flavors that have been compounded, be it too much, they are very acidic, they are very safe, they are very fresh and lost in quality. Did you know for example that QUALITY black tea even infused 15 minutes will never be bitter! If so, do not drink it.

What are the factors that can affect the quality of tea? h2>

The culture h3> The methods of cultivation of these methods are essential to guarantee a good quality of the tea. The weather also has an important role, even it is difficult to predict a mild weather will be synonymous with quality tea!

The harvest h3> The harvest is of course very important, a manual harvest will be sweet for the leaves and more respectful. It is therefore preferable to choose a name on which is written "pick at home".

The transformation h3> How to oxidize, dry and store the impact on quality.

The preparation h3> Finally the preparation! As we do in this article, be careful not to overheat the water at the risk of burning the leaves, and not to infuse more than what is indicated!

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