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I had thought about covering how I wound up becoming a tea connoisseur, but I already possessed a great level of devotion to the drink from the age of seven. So, I shall spare you from what would be a long history and only mention the pivotal moments on my journey to my present level of expertise. In college, my father introduced me to Peet’s Coffee and Tea, and I feel in love with their Assam Golden Tip. From that point on, I practically tried every variety they had available, and learned which teas I favor and which I hate. Concerning the latter, three syllable oolong varieties, Pu-erh, and Japanese black tea are all anathema to me.
As I plunged into learning about the different varieties, I learned what temperature water and time were proper for each kind and even the complex terminology surrounding tea. For example, Balasun Estate SFTGFOP1…
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