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5 reasons to drink green tea

Summer is the best time to drink green tea.

It’s summer time here in New Zealand. While red tea or oolong are considered to be an excellent way to warm up during the cold season, green tea is the best choice during the summer heat. According to some resources, usage of green tea for weight loss can give good results.


Health benefits of green tea.

Beach season starts right now, but BBQs and festive family dinners are here as well.
Green tea gives you a healthy alternative to fizzy drinks. Also, tea removes toxins and supports your liver when it needs it most.


It’s a great opportunity to buy green tea from our store for the first time.

Most people are cautious about new brands. A good discount helps to reduce the risk of disappointment.
Our prices are always good, but now we are offering amazing tea for an unbelievably low price.


It’s time to buy gifts.

There’s a good chance that you forgot to purchase a present for someone. Good tea is a great gift.
Don’t wait till it’s too late – purchase a gift now.

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Tea brewing guide

After a fairly shaky start to the day, Arthur’s mind was beginning to reassemble itself from the shell-shocked fragments the previous day had left him with.
He had found a Nutri-Matic machine which had provided him with a plastic cup filled with a liquid that was almost, but not quite, entirely unlike tea.
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Today I decided to brew a good Da Hong Pao in a tea mug for the first time. I put about 3 grammes of leaves into a cup and added boiling water. The result was unexpectedly disappointing.

Sipping the unpleasant broth, I was thinking about the terrible experience that most new tea drinkers could have buying even the best tea but preparing it in a way that is not suited to that tea.
I decided to start a series of posts about the Art of Tea. Or, snobbery aside, about the way to make tea taste better. I will start with a description of the main idea and later will show different approaches to it.

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