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Black Tea

They are the most common teas accounting for more than 90% of all the teas brewed & sold in the world. A fully fermented tea popularly known as English Tea. The fermentation process brings out its color, flavor and brisk characteristics. It is withered, fully oxidized and dried. . Black tea is generally stronger in flavor.

Black tea is known as red tea or Pu-erh tea in Chinese, (Mandarin Chinese hóngchá; Japanese kōcha; Korean hongcha,) based on the description of the color of the liquid in which the leaves are oxidized referring to post-fermented teas. However, in the western world, "red tea" more commonly refers to South African rooibos tisane.

While green tea usually loses its flavor within a year, black tea retains its flavor for longer periods. 
The expression black tea is also used to describe a cup of tea without milk (served black), black tea is not commonly consumed black, as adding milk is the common practice in India and other commonwealth countries varieties of black tea

Generally, unblended black teas are named after the region in which they are produced.

Chinese Black Teas
  • Lapsang souchong is a black tea which is dried over burning pine, thereby developing a strong smoky flavour.
  • Keemun a Chinese Famous Tea. Having a chocolate like flavor.
  • Dian Hong. Well known for dark malty teas and golden bud teas.
  • Ying De Hong

 

Other Black Teas
  • Vietnamese: from Vietnam, similar to some cheaper Yunnan teas, with a pleasant and sweet aroma but a more bodied and darker brew.
  • Nepalese: from uplands of Nepal. Somewhat similar to lower grades of Darjeeling.
  • Rize Tea (Çay): from Rize Province on the eastern Black Sea coast of Turkey, that is crystal clear and mahogany in color.
  • Thailand: Thai tea