Generally, most types of teas can be classified into one of four categories: black tea, green tea, oolong tea and herbal tea.
However, in addition to this, there are also a number of more unusual teas that do not fit into these categories.
The following pages contain information on
several of these more unusual yet equally fascinating types of tea and
their preparation methods:
- Bubble Tea (Boba Tea)
Originating in Taiwan in the early 1980s, Bubble Tea is now a growing phenomenon that is taking the world by storm! Find out all about this extremely popular and unique flavored drink!
- Darjeeling Tea
One of the world's most expensive teas, learn about the different varieties, taste and preparation of Darjeeling Tea - the champagne of teas!
- Decaffeinated Tea
Health conscious tea drinkers may be concerned with the level of caffeine found in many types of tea. Learn about the different varieties and the process of making Decaf Tea.
- Detox Tea for Cleansing
Certain types of tea are renowned for having beneficial cleansing characteristics. Learn about the properties and health benefits of Detox Tea.
- Iced Tea - Preparation and Serving
Increasingly popular as a healthy alternative to soda and other artificial drinks, learn about the properties and preparation of Iced Tea.
- Organic Tea for Health and Nutrition
Only grown and treated using 100% natural fertilizers and pesticides, organic tea is increasingly becoming the preferred choice for the discerning environmentally and health-conscious tea drinker.
- Pu-erh Chinese Tea
An unusual type of fermented tea with several health benefits, learn about the different varieties, taste and preparation of Pu-erh Tea.
- Rooibos Tea (Red Tea)
A very popular variety of caffeine-free tea with a unique red appearance, learn about the properties and health benefits of Rooibos Tea.
- Sun Tea Preparation Guide
Usually made in summer, when the temperature is at least 100°F, learn about the properties and methods of making Sun Tea.