by Mike

Great Steepster Review of Premium Onomea Black Tea blend manufactured for Arbor Tea.

August 19, 2014 in links, promotions, Teas by Mike

This is a great review of Onomea Teas Special Balck Tea blend manufactured for Arbor Tea.

Here is the link to the review:

http://steepster.com/looseTman/posts/259829

by Mike

the Science of Taste and Flavor

August 8, 2012 in Teas by Mike

Chas, from ATMA,  sent this article regarding the science of taste and flavor:

http://www.mountaintea.com/blogs/tea/6035412-the-science-of-taste-flavor-perception-what-affects-how-our-tea-tastes

This was an interesting analysis and good food for thought. It is very detailed, with valid scientific facts. My criticism would be that while I agree that the concept of taste is complex, I don’t agree that it is necessary to make Tea Tasting really this complicated? I guess for some, this analysis is useful, but for me, the sensory evaluation of Tea is more simple and enjoyable and not so cerebral. Read the rest of this entry →