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Referring to any beverage made by the infusion in hot water of the dried and prepared leaves of the Camellia sinensis shrub.

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ti kuan yin

Nonalcoholic beverages; Tea

Iron Goddess of Mercy - a type of Oolong Tea with a fragrant aroma. Also known as Tieguanyin.

bubble tea

Beverages; Tea

Bubble tea is the name for pearl milk tea and other similar tea and juice beverages that originated in tea shops in Taichung, Taiwan in the 1980s. Most bubble teas consist of a tea base mixed with ...

pu’er tea

Beverages; Tea

Pu’er, puer, po lei or bolay is a variety of post-fermented tea produced in Yunnan province, China. After the leaves are dried and rolled, they undergo a fermentation process, which gives the tea an ...

Chinese tea

Beverages; Tea

Chinese tea is the beverage or leaves from one of many varieties of tea plants, which are ordinarily used for tea in China. Chinese people drink tea throughout the day, during meals, as a substitute ...

hyeonmi cha

Beverages; Tea

Hyeonmi cha (literally “brown rice tea”) is a Korean beverage made from roasted brown rice. The rice is washed, roasted in a pot, water is added and boiled and then the mixture simmers for ...

oksusu cha

Beverages; Tea

Oksusu cha (literally “corn tea”) is a traditional Korean beverage made from boiled roasted corn kernels. The tea is often combined with bori cha (roasted barley tea) to offset the bitter flavor of ...

bori cha

Beverages; Tea

Bori cha, or roasted barley tea, is a popular beverage in Korean, Chinese and Japanese cuisine. It is caffeine-free and made from barley. Often enjoyed as a summer beverage in Japan, it is served ...

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