September Tea Crossword: Tea Vocabulary From Around The World

  1. 1. This component of tea is responsible for its effects on iron absorption.
  2. 3. This is the high point of the black tea tasting experience when, some moments after the liquor enters the mouth, its body, flavor, and astringency are fully revealed.
  3. 4. The Japanese tea bowl used for drinking matcha.
  4. 5. A tea commonly consumed in Egypt that is made from hibiscus flowers and sweetened with sugar.
  5. 7. This is a general term used to describe all black Chinese teas regardless of the region in which they are grown. It is derived from the Chinese word, gongfu.
  6. 10. This is an Australian expression for a tin pot with wire handle hung over an open fire in which tea is boiled.
  7. 11. The pluck of an emerging bud and one or two leaves.
  8. 13. A revolting array of things that were added to tea, and the offending concoction .
  9. 15. What kind of tea did Mma Ramotosawe of the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency drink?
  10. 16. This is a type of Japanese tea cup for drinking sencha.
  11. 18. A Cornwall slang term sometimes used to refer to weak tea.
  12. 20. This is a strong green tea made with mana mint, prepared by Arab peoples of North Africa and the Middle East.
  13. 21. This is the Asian word for the hard-to-describe sixth sense of taste that is often associated with mushrooms, soy sauce, and other earthy, textually rich foods.
  14. 22. A type of compressed tea using pu-erh tea traditionally shaped into a bowl.
  15. 24. This is a mat used in traditional Japanese tea rooms.
  1. 1. Mint tea isn't actually tea. It's a ______.
  2. 2. This is the Polish word for tea.
  3. 4. This is the bamboo tea whisk used for preparing matcha tea.
  4. 6. A generic term used for trees between 100-300 years old.
  5. 8. This is an energizing morning hot drink that is more than a 4,000 year-old tradition among the Kichwa people of the Ecuadorian Amazon
  6. 9. A monk from Japan who introduced tea leaves to Japan.
  7. 12. Tea that is known as the "Champagne of Tea".
  8. 14. A very weak tea infusion with a high percentage of milk and sugar, often given to children and invalids.
  9. 17. This is a covering used in Japanese tea gardens to reduce or eliminate the amount of sunlight available to the bushes during the final period of growth before harvest.
  10. 19. Another name for Buddhist Iron Goddess of Mercy tea.
  11. 23. Olive leaf tea comes from this country.