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Oxidation vs. Fermentation September 16 2019

When teaching classes, speaking on panels, or even just in casual conversation, two of the most common questions I've been asked are:
  • What is oxidation? 
  • What does fermentation mean in regards to tea?
Tea terminology can be confusing to those who work outside the industry or are just getting their start. We tea workers have our own language for sure! When it comes to oxidation vs. fermentation,...

BTB: Ranger's Blend July 09 2019

Today's episode of Behind the Blend features my personal favorite of our RPG character class collection: Ranger's Blend!


The inspiration for each character class blend is an archetype, rather than any specific character. Rangers are sly, observant, and physically dexterous. They have a close relationship with the forest, a kinship with the natural world.


D&D Dungeons and Dragons green tea fandom blend
Toasty green mélange of foresty delish.

Green...