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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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Nonalcoholic beverages; Tea

An uneven badly manufactured and graded tea


Beverages; Tea

A very coarse and harsh liquor.


Beverages; Tea

A bitter, unpleasant taste.


Beverages; Tea

The process of crushing the leaves to initiate fermentation and impart twist.

uneven and mixed

Beverages; Tea

'Uneven' pieces of leaf particles indicating poor sorting and resulting in a tea not true to a particular grade


Beverages; Tea

A grass or hay taste associated with teas that have been under withered during manufacture and sometimes referred to as 'woody'

well twisted

Beverages; Tea

Used to describe whole-leaf Orthodox tea grades, often referred to as well 'made'or 'rolled'

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