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Tea

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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withering

Nonalcoholic beverages; Tea

The operation which removes moisture from the recently plucked leaves making them less brittle and preparing them for further processing. Generally done by spreading leaves allowing the air to pass ...

earthy

Beverages; Tea

Normally caused by damp storage of tea but can also describe a taste that is sometimes 'climatically inherent' in teas from certain regions.

empty

Beverages; Tea

A liquor lacking fullness. No substance.

estate

Beverages; Tea

A tea growing property or holding that may include more than one garden under the same managership or ownership. In the past tea estates where known as plantations.

flat

Beverages; Tea

Not fresh, usually due to age of the tea tends to lose its characteristics and taste with age, unlike some wines which age, unlike some wines which mature with age.

flavour

Beverages; Tea

A most desirable extension of character caused by slow growth at high altitudes. Relatively rare.

flush

Beverages; Tea

Flush refers to the four separate plucking seasons throughout the year, each known for it抯 distinctive flavor.

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