i had my first CTC tea today! i had two of them and this one was my immediate favorite.

i feel like i say i’m ‘putting something on my shopping list’ often. and kinda mostly mean it.

but for this tea i entirely mean it. i’m a person who likes lapsang. and puerh. and dark funk teas. for example i’m a stout beer gal. i like it strong and when it bites back. not exclusively. but i think it says something about my preferences. and this tea was like smooth melty blackness.

brew time 1 min? not for me. if i remember correctly, i steeped for 2.

thank you Sil!

Amariel

What is a CTC tea?

Hesper June

Heather, it stands for Crush, Tear, Curl.
Here is more to explain:)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crush,Tear,Curl
Shmircles, this tea sounds tasty! (I am a stout beer girl too;)
I like how you said “I like it strong and when it bites back”

Lala

I love CTC teas! CTC Assam is my favorite.

Amariel

What is the advantage or benefit of CTC?

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Amariel

What is a CTC tea?

Hesper June

Heather, it stands for Crush, Tear, Curl.
Here is more to explain:)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crush,Tear,Curl
Shmircles, this tea sounds tasty! (I am a stout beer girl too;)
I like how you said “I like it strong and when it bites back”

Lala

I love CTC teas! CTC Assam is my favorite.

Amariel

What is the advantage or benefit of CTC?

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