Tea Term of the Month: “Tippy”

Golden Yunnan Black Tea

Generally reserved for describing black teas, the term “tippy” describes teas having a noticeable proportion of young tea leaf buds, which are lighter than the tea leaves themselves, often golden in color.  For an excellent example of a tippy tea, check out our Golden Yunnan Black Tea.

September 27 2008 12:29 pm | Tea Terms

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