BT Buzz

BT Buzz is the blog where we share our passion for tea through updates and information. Dive into the world of tea and steep yourself in the history, culture, science and beauty behind the universally loved brew.

Christmas is a time that brings us many pleasant memories, it also gives us the opportunity to meet again with our loved ones and live many more speci...

October 29, 2019

If you've ever bought tea, you may have noticed that 1: 'tea' doesn't refer to just one type of beverage and 2: each tea seems to have different brewi...

October 22, 2019

The tradition of boiling herbs and leaves in water seems to be a universal one. While in the East and Europe the plant Camelia Sinensis (a.k.a. the te...

October 15, 2019

From paper to artistic and religious symbolism, the plants of the hibiscus family have a wide range of uses around the world. 

Our favou...

October 8, 2019

The art of grading tea leaves is one of the most complex aspects of the tea world. In fact, despite tea production being a huge industry and a global...

October 1, 2019

Green tea is widely sworn upon as a superfood, and while it deserves this status for its many health benefits, we want to remind everyone about the eq...

September 24, 2019

Here at BlackTusk, we are always coming up with new blends. Whether it's custom flavours for our precious wholesale customers, or new blends that...

September 17, 2019

What is Blue Matcha?

 If you've been anywhere on the internet in the past few months, you will have no doubt noticed the new health-food obsession taki...

September 17, 2019

Ever wondered what makes Oolong tea so special and distinctive? Find out how this tea is prepared below, from picking right through to sipping.

September 17, 2019

Read George Orwell's method for making the perfect cup of tea - published January 1946 in the Evening Standard

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