The Importance of Paying Attention to Your Tea Leaves

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Have you ever taken the time to really feel your tea leaves after you finish brewing a cup of tea? It's important to pay attention to the texture and consistency of your tea leaves, as this can tell you a lot about the quality of the tea. Here are some things to look for when examining your tea leaves.

Texture

The texture of your tea leaves can tell you a lot about their quality. If the leaves are soft and easily torn apart, that's a sign that they're lower quality. On the other hand, if the leaves are silky and oily, that's a sign of higher quality. Paying attention to the texture of your tea leaves can help you choose better-quality teas in the future.

Consistency

Another important factor to consider is the consistency of your tea leaves. If they're clumped together or difficult to spread out, that's usually a sign of lower quality. On the other hand, if the leaves are uniform in size and shape, that's a sign of higher quality. Keep an eye out for inconsistencies next time you're examining your tea leaves.

Weight

The weight of your tea leaves can also be telling. If the leaves feel heavy on your hand, that's usually a sign of higher quality. This is because high-quality tea leaves have a higher density than lower-quality ones. Keep an eye on the weight of your tea leaves next time you're paying attention to them.

Paying attention to your tea leaves after you finish brewing a cup of tea is important for several reasons. The texture, consistency, and weight of the leaves can all tell you something about their quality. By taking the time to examine your tea leaves, you can ensure that you're choosing higher-quality teas in the future.


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About Leo Lukidi

Leo Lukidi is on a mission to change the tea culture in the United States. He does daily tea education at the tea shop in Las Vegas and has been featured in PBS, Thrillist, and Las Vegas Weekly. His unique approach and insistence on getting only the best quality leaves him with a following of dedicated customers who are always excited to see what new teas he's discovered.

The journey of finding the best tea in the world is a never-ending one, and Leo wants to take his customers along for the ride.