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Ineeka’s Green Tea Beer

I had a chance to try Ineeka’s Green Tea Beer at Lush in Chicago last week. I’ve been wanting to try this for a while now. Ineeka is a tea company based in Chicago known for their inventive take on the tea bag. Not much can be found regarding the type of green tea known, I only know it is from the Himalayas. About the brewing of this beer, the bottle notes that it is brewed in Holland. The beer is a great reddish/orange color with scents of honey and bread. It is very refreshing and the taste is both
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Tea Drinker Profile: Torsten Voigt

Name: Torsten Voigt Sex: Male Age: 26 Occupation: Self-employed with my Teashop TEE-ECK Location: Germany/ Thuringia / Eisenach Do you drink tea at work?: Yes, only tea! China Lung Ching, Bai Mu Dan, Assam in the evening…Porcelain cups and bowls! Interests: Tea, Whisky, Taste, Friends and cooking Favorite Tea Variety: White and Pu Erh! Very different! Favorite tea: At the moment white tea Bai Mu Dan King. Fresh, light and with a long taste! My all time favorite is China Lung Ching Tea. How long have you been into tea?: Seven Years. 2003 Self-employed person at 2005. What got you
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New Design

World of Tea has been up and running for just about two years now so I thought a redesign was well overdue. Along with this update, I’ve opened the blog up to guest writers. If you have a story you’d like to submit to World of Tea, there is a “Submit a Story” link in the top left corner. Simply register and submit your story for review. As always, we’re accepting teas to review, so if you have a great tea you’d like to see on World of Tea, let me know. Thanks for reading and sharing my tea journey
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James Norwood Pratt’s Tea Dictionary: Jin Xuan Oolong

Jin Xuan Oolong: Properly called “milk oolong,” this is a tea cultivar developed in the 1990s. It yields a lighter Jade oolong-type tea, mildly astringent and very aromatic with a milky character of its own. Jin Xuan is popularly marketed as “milk oolong” because of its remarkable cream like flavour and aroma. If you want to read more about James Norwood Pratt’s Tea Dictionary or to pick up  a copy, click here.
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James Norwood Pratt’s Tea Dictionary: Rize

Rize: One of the smallest provinces of Turkey. It is located 75km. east of Trabizon, on the border of Georgia, overlooking the Black Sea coast and climbs a mountain slope covered with tea bushes. Since the 1940s, it has been important as the Turkish tea industry capital. If you want to read more about James Norwood Pratt’s Tea Dictionary or to pick up  a copy, click here.
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Tea Drinker Profile: Jordan M. Williams

Name: Jordan M. Williams Sex: Male Age: 22 Occupation: Student (nursing major); Hospital Sterilization Location: Fresno, California Do you drink tea at work?: Yes, cup, and Dragon Well Interests: Traveling, Tea, Books, Asian Culture and cuisine. Favorite Tea Variety: Pu-erh & Oolongs. Favorite tea: Bamboo Pu-erh, Jin Xuan Milk Oolong. How long have you been into tea?: 4-5 Years What got you started with tea?: Taking a trip to India in high school, I was introduced to loose leaf tea in the form of Masala Chai, and Lemon Grass Black tea How do you store your tea?: Tea cans, and
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James Norwood Pratt’s Tea Dictionary: Baghjan Pruning

Baghjan Pruning: Old method of pruning mature tea bushes, named for Assam estate where it originated. This method is aimed at restricting bush height and delaying medium pruning, but later it results in formation of knots on the pruned “frame” or trunks of bush. If you want to read more about James Norwood Pratt’s Tea Dictionary or to pick up  a copy, click here.
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Tea Drinker Profile: Nicole Martin

Name: Nicole Martin Sex: Female Age: 26 Occupation: I’m the store manager of a pet boutique that also does dog daycare and pet grooming.  Location: Bayonne, NJ. Do you drink tea at work?: I rarely get to drink tea at work since I’m always on the move. When I do it is normally a green tea or chai latte from the Starbucks down the street. Interests: Outside of tea I love anything to do with the outdoors, especially camping and hiking. I’m also very active in Girl Scouting and am an advisor for three troops. I also enjoy photography, genealogy
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