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Lawrie Tea Processor, a modern CTC machine.
Describes a neutral liquor with no body or pronounced characteristics.
A mechanised method for cutting leaves prior to fermentation and firing or drying. Eliminated the withering stage of manufacture and produced smaller leaf particles such as fannings and dust. This machine is not widely used and has been replaced by more modern machines which do not eliminate any stages of manufacture.
A tea growing district in Assam, North India.
Lapsang Souchong :
A black tea from China and today Formosa which is smoked giving it its smoky tarry flavour and aroma.
A tea in which the tea tends to be on the large or longish size.
1) Tea light in weight of poor density and sometimes flaky.
2) Lacking strength and depth of colour.