Tea Taster's Terminology To the uninitiated, a conversation between Darjeeling Tea professionals can be a mystifying experience. The taster's terminology could refer to either the dry tea, the infused leaf or, the liquor in the cup. Dry Tea
a term describing a strong, vibrant tea infusion. page up
Used to describe liquors of black tea with strength but with little briskness. Full teas are not bitter, but ripe, round, smooth.
A strong tea with good colour and no bitterness. Fullness of a tea can describe the viscosity and mouthfeel of the tea. A 'full' tea would possess thickness and body.
A good combination of strength and color Gone off A flat or old tea. Often denotes a high moisture content.
A term used to describe a full-bodied tea with color and strength.
having the normally expected amount; "gives full measure"; "gives good measure"; "a good mile from here"
Incorporating the good characteristics of flavor, body, acidity, aroma to indicate a coffee of strong character.
Strong tea, without bitterness, having colour and substance.
A good combination of color and strength. May not indicate briskness but does denote a round, smooth mouthfeel.
Indicates a strong indication of a characteristics such as acidity, body, or range of flavors.
strong tea without bitterness and posessing good color
strong tea without bitterness and possessing good color
A desirable combination of colour and strength.
A prefix to good characteristics such as acid and body, to indicate a strong character.
A strong tea with good color and no bitterness.
a good combination of strength and colour.
a tea with a good body, strength and substance
Posessing color, strength and substance.