Tea books for novice

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Tea books for novice

Postby teanovice78 » Sep 30th, '12, 14:32

Hello,
I am looking for a few good books on tea for an absolute beginner. I'd like a book that discusses brewing techniques, kinds of tea, tasting and etc..
I have heard of a few good ones but am not sure where to begin. Any suggestions would be great. :) Thanks, Daniel

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Re: Tea books for novice

Postby sherubtse » Sep 30th, '12, 16:16

Here are 2 that I especially enjoyed:

http://www.amazon.ca/Tea-Enthusiasts-Ha ... 055&sr=1-3

http://www.amazon.ca/Harney-Sons-Guide- ... 055&sr=1-5

You might also try TeaClass, by Adagio:

http://www.teaclass.com/

Best wishes,
sherubtse

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Re: Tea books for novice

Postby debunix » Sep 30th, '12, 16:43

I liked the Harney & Sons Guide for the description of comparative tastings--that was super helpful in developing my tea appreciation.

The Story of TEa by Heiss & Heiss gives a great photographic tour of tea countries, tea growing, tea processing, and tea brewing.

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Re: Tea books for novice

Postby Lerxst2112 » Sep 30th, '12, 17:16

Welcome Nebrask-ian! See this forum here: http://www.teachat.com/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=17524&hilit=books another member had a similar question.

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Re: Tea books for novice

Postby teanovice78 » Oct 1st, '12, 14:40

Lerxst,
A little off topic but I am also a Rush fan! Love Permanent Waves best probably, it's hard to decide though. Dan

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