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How long do teas last?

August 27, 2015

We received a question from a prospective BTTC tea drinker about age v.s. drinkability...   Hello!I've been trying for some time now to find a good source of high quality oolong.  Something I've been concerned about is the freshness of the leaves.  I have quite a bit of experience with Japanese greens, and I know they can be quite quick to tu n stale, or be damaged by heat and sun.  I realize there are two broad categories of oolong, the slightly roasted and the heavily roasted. Could you tell me how long each variety stays fresh?  For instance your Four Seasons Oolong is almost a year old now. Is there any decline in taste? Any information on the subject...

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