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Tainted An undesirable characteristic with a taste and odor foreign to the tea.

Tannin The chemical component of tea thought to be responsible for its presumed health benefits. One of the major components which contributes to the taste and pungency of tea.

Tarry A tea which has a smokey aroma.

Tea The leaf and extracted liquor of the shrub Camellia sinensis. No other beverages merit the unqualified term tea.

Tea Taster An expert judge of the beverage. A person who uses organoleptic means to discern various characteristics and qualities of tea.

Thick Describes tea liquor having substance, but not necessarily strength.

Thin; weak Tea liquor which lacks thickness or strength.

Tip The leaf bud of the Camellia sinensis plant.

Tisane A term which describes an herbal infusion.

Toasty A tea which has been slightly overfired during processing. It may be a desirable characteristic in some Darjeeling teas.


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