Tea Bag vs Loose Leaf Tea - The Taste Test

My definitive statement against the teabag.


I have had a little criticism about this video, saying that it is not a fair test and that it should have been tasted blind similar to our other tasting videos.

Honestly though, the difference between the rough and bitter taste of the Tea Bag tea compared with the soft and aromatic loose leaf was so huge that this would have been a pretty pointless addition to the video.

The more I am involved in the tea world the greater my distaste for teabags and their dubious contents. So I am not afraid to throw it out there: say no to tea bagging!


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