Tea books for novice

For general/other topics related to tea.


User avatar
Sep 30th, '12, 14:32
Posts: 77
Joined: Sep 26th, '12
Scrolling: fixed
Location: southeast nebraska

Tea books for novice

by 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

User avatar
Sep 30th, '12, 16:16
Posts: 673
Joined: Jan 9th, '10
Location: Toronto, Canada

Re: Tea books for novice

by 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

User avatar
Sep 30th, '12, 16:43
Posts: 5864
Joined: Jan 10th, '10
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Contact: debunix

Re: Tea books for novice

by 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.

User avatar
Sep 30th, '12, 17:16
Posts: 154
Joined: Dec 19th, '11
Scrolling: scrolling
Location: VA, USA

Re: Tea books for novice

by Lerxst2112 » Sep 30th, '12, 17:16

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

User avatar
Oct 1st, '12, 14:40
Posts: 77
Joined: Sep 26th, '12
Scrolling: fixed
Location: southeast nebraska

Re: Tea books for novice

by 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

+ Post Reply