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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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saenggang cha

Beverages; Tea

Saenggang cha (litrally “ginger tea”) is a herbal tea from Korea. It is made by either boiling the ginger or mixing with hot water, or by using preserved sweetened ginger, where sliced ginger root is ...


Beverages; Tea

Insamcha is a traditional Korean tea made with ginseng, pine nuts and honey. It has a strong fragrance and taste, and ginseng is considered a special product in Korea because it is thought it is good ...


Beverages; Tea

Yujacha is a traditional Korean tea made from citron. The fruit is thinly sliced with its peel combined with honey or sugar and prepared as a fruit preserve. As a beverage, a tablespoon is stirred ...

Brooke Bond

Beverages; Tea

A brand-name of tea owned by Unilever, formerly an independent manufacturer in the United Kingdom, known for its PG Tips brand and its Brooke Bond tea cards.

Rooibos Tea

Beverages; Tea

The word actually comes from Afrikaans language in South Africa meaning red bush. In English, the term refers to an herbal infused tea that might have more nutritional value than green tea and is ...

smoky tea

Nonalcoholic beverages; Tea

Black tea from China or Formosa that has been smoked over a wood fire such in the case of Lapsang Souchong.


Beverages; Tea

The opposite of briskness. Tea lacking any 'live' characteristics and is caused by inefficient fermentation and/or drying.

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