Blog — aroma

Why is tea so fragrant?

Why is tea so fragrant?

When we gather together to taste new products, we sometimes meet some colleagues who "smell the fragrance", "What kind of tea are you brewing, it smells so good". In the process of drinking tea, you can feel the fragrance from different angles of dry tea, cover fragrance, soup fragrance, and leaf bottom fragrance. In addition, a variety of fragrance types, fresh fragrance, floral fragrance, fruity fragrance... each has its own merits. I don’t know if you have paid attention to a question: why is the aroma of tea so rich? In fact, the presentation of these aromas has a certain...


Why tea shows different faces in sunny and rainy days? The weather really has an effect on the tea!

Why tea shows different faces in sunny and rainy days? The weather really has an effect on the tea!

With the fresh enthusiasm, every day I pry out a piece of tea to brew, with friends we sit around a table and savor it. A day after half a month, it was raining outside. People in the house listen to the rain through the window, cook tea with a small fire, wait for the new boiling tea, and then pick up the cup to sip, it is really a kind of happiness in the world! Wait, it seems the taste isn’t right? We can't believe own tongue and brew another cup of tea, sip again: really not right. How...


Drinking rock tea will make you get inflamed. Is this a "rumor" or something else?

Drinking rock tea will make you get inflamed. Is this a "rumor" or something else?

Recently I replenished a lot of new rock tea, but many tea friends say they are afraid of "drink injury" like "getting inflamed". It sounds funny, but inflammation can be often heard in most Chinese lives. Swollen gums, mouth ulcers, acne, inner heat, etc., when these symptoms occur, we will use the word "on fire" to summarize all these phenomenons and causes which making us produce bad physical and psychological experience. In TCM theory, excessive fire is caused by the imbalance between Yin and Yang, resulting in excessive Yang qi and internal heat syndrome. Once on fire, you have to think...


"Bitterness and astringency", it is the nature of tea after all, or the failure of brewing?

"Bitterness and astringency", it is the nature of tea after all, or the failure of brewing?

When it comes to tea with sweet and mellow style, such taste can cater to human's natural preference for sweetness and this tea is always easy to get consistent approval or praise, "so sweet, good taste". But when our taste bud feel the bitter and astringent taste in tea, someone can't help frowning and doubt, "well? Is the tea bad? Or is it a fail brewing?" Such "bitterness", which does not bring immediate pleasure, can easily be attributed to the defect or imperfection of tea, especially in the case of limited cognition. Why there is bitterness in tea? First, look...


Experienced tea lovers often say “spring water VS autumn fragrance”, which one do you love more?

Experienced tea lovers often say “spring water VS autumn fragrance”, which one do you love more?

Experienced tea lovers often say “spring water VS autumn fragrance”, what does it mean? Spring water and autumn fragrance is a summary of the characteristics of tea in spring and autumn. Simply speaking, spring water refers to the rich and full taste of spring tea with a good sense of water, while autumn fragrance refers to the tea produced in autumn, which is famous for its aroma, rich flavor and uplifting fragrance. Many kinds of tea, such as pu'er tea, oolong tea, black tea, will appear the so-called "spring water and autumn fragrance" phenomenon, which is decided by the climate,...

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