Loose leaf Tea Types
Have you ever wondered where to start with loose leaf tea? The choice and selection can make the decision complicated and even make you give up and stick to your usual teabag tea. But with a little knowledge you can try a new tea and be confident it will be something you like.
In the table below are all our tea types / collections and their taste profiles, brew times and if you should add milk.
Milk or not
|Malty, Builders tea, Strong, Earthy
|Strong, malty, bright, smoky, mellow
|Grassy, Mellow, Earthy,
|Unusual, grassy, mellow, smooth,
3-5 minute, the leaves can be re infused a number of times
|Delicate, pale colour, subtle taste
|3-5 minutes in boiling water allowed to cool for 5 minutes
|Black tea base with floral, spice or fruit flavours
|Caffeine free, earthy, fragrant, medicinal
|All Fruit, berry, citrus or spice.
This is a brief guide, with more information on the tea type page and the tea page, so dive in.