Drinking of tea has now become a tradition that has been seen followed since 2737 BCE. Every country and place has its own way to make tea and so we have different flavors too! These top tea flavors mentioned have come from the gardens around the world.
1. Peach Tea
Peach tea is a southern American drink. It is a herbal tea that is made up of the dried leaves of the peach tree. Peaches basically belong to China and its scientific name is Prunus perspica. The benefit of a peach tree is that the different parts of its tree can be used for medicinal purposes.
Many people make peach tea using the regular black tea and then adding the flavors of peach with the help of its leaf or bark.
2. Earl Grey Tea
This tea is believed to be a tea that falls under the category of flavored teas. And flavored tea can include any type of tea like white, green, black, and others. It has to be scented or flavored with either fruits, flowers, spices, oils or any other artificial flavors.
Earl Grey tea is one of the best and most known flavors of tea around the world. It is typically British tea.
3. Green Tea
Many people would be shocked after knowing that both the green tea and black tea come from the same plant species, that is, Camellia sinensis. It is all about the way the leaves are processed which define in the end that whether the tea is black or green.
For the making of green tea, it is made sure that the leaves are brewed correctly so that it doesn’t alter the color of tea.
4. Chai Tea
It is basically an Indian tea. Its recipes may vary from place to place as the taste of people living there may vary according to their needs. There are various recipes for making chai in different continents, cultures, towns, and families. But if we talk about the traditional “chai” then it is a blend of strong spices like cinnamon, cardamon, cloves, ginger, etc, which is brewed strongly with milk and gets sweetened with sugar.
5. Chamomile Tea
Chamomile tea is a very popular tea, derived from the plants of family Asteraceae. It is mixed with several antioxidants that make it very beneficial for our health. It helps to regulate our sleep, digestion, boost our immunity, protect our skin from allergies and also to lower our blood pressure. Due to the anti-inflammatory nature that it gets from the antioxidants, it helps to keep us safe from diarrhea and bloating.
6. Lemon Tea
As the name says, the tea consists of lemon flavor. This tea is very beneficial for our health. It has many healthy and cleansing properties that come from lemon. This tea is a good dose of Vitamin C. The tea also helps to clear the liver and flush out all the toxins present in the body with all the impurities. You can also try lemon tea with some honey to enhance its taste and double the nutrients and health benefits of tea.
7. Mint Tea
Mint tea is also considered as a herbal tea which is made by infusing the leaves of mint in the hot water. If this is prepared with the leaves of peppermint then the tea is known as peppermint tea. Or if it is made of the leaves of spearmint then the tea is known as spearmint tea. This tea is traditionally known as “bakha-cha” in Korea that is prepared by the leaves of Asian wild mint.
8. Cinnamon Tea
Cinnamon is a spice that makes the taste of tea very good. It makes the tea very aromatic and spicy too. Cinnamon is not only good for health but very delicious in taste. It is used to improve immunity, reduce weight and prevent several diseases.
Cinnamon Tea is a herbal tea that can be made easily with the help of crushed cinnamon barks that comes in the form of sticks. It can also be made with the help of cinnamon powder or cinnamon extract.
9. Rooibos tea
Rooibos means “red bush”. It is a broom-like part that is part of the Fabaceae family of plants. It is found in South Africa’s fynbos. And these leaves are used to make this Rooibos tea which is considered as a herbal tea. This tea is very popular in South Africa and therefore also consumed around the world. Roobios tea is also known as rooibosch in some places.
10. Darjeeling Tea
Darjeeling Tea is a tea that is grown in the district of Darjeeling, Kalimpong, West Bengal, India. This tea is widely exported around the world and is processed as black, green and oolong tea. When the tea leaves are properly brewed then it gives a thin-bodied light-colored infusion and a beautiful floral aroma. The flavor of Darjeeling Tea is like a tinge of astringent tannic characteristics which also includes a musky spiciness.
11. Super Irish Breakfast Tea
The super Irish breakfast tea has a strong component of Assam. And this component gives it a robust and malty flavor with a reddish color. The tea is very strong in taste and usually served with milk. The Irish tea is available in market in both the forms of tea bags and also the full leaf loose tea. They both give a very deep and dark flavor.
12. Pumpkin Spice Black Tea
This pumpkin spice black tea is considered to be a very premium black tea that is full of flavors and spices. It also gives a sweet pumpkin flavor just like the freshly baked muffins. It is a very cozy tea to warm your day and energize yourself.
13. Honeybush, Mandarin, Orange Tea
Honeybush, mandarin, orange tea is a complete mixture of juicy and tangy citrus. The moment you open it up, you get a smell of strong orange fragrance. The honeybush adds up a very sweet and pleasant flavor to the tea. The mixture of orange and mandarin form a remarkably bright taste.
14. English Breakfast Tea
English breakfast tea is a traditional mixture of different teas that originate from Assam, Ceylon, and Kenya. This tea is considered to be one of the most popular teas and very commonly found in British tea culture. This is a black tea that is robust, rich and very well blended. It goes well with milk and sugar.
15. Almond Tea
Almond tea is considered one of the oldest teas. It belonged to the imperial families who enjoyed eating and watching the folklores. According to them, the tea used to help keep their skin supple and glowing. Today this almond tea is served as a desert-like sweet drink which can be made easily at homes too. As this tea is a Chinese tea, it contains no processed leaves.