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Does Tea Have Calories?

Tea is frequently touted as one of the healthiest drinks you can have. And it is (if you're here trying to uncover conspiracy theories around tea, sorry, our tea blog is not the place). One of the questions you may have, however, is "does tea have calories?" We get you. We too like to know […]
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How Much Loose Leaf Tea per Cup?

If you like tea, you have definitely tried making tea with loose leaves (as opposed to tea bags or tea pyramids, for example). The advantage of loose tea is that you can customize the flavor to your liking by adjusting the amount of leaves you use. But how much loose tea per cup should you […]
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Is Tea Hydrating?

Every day,  we drink different beverages like coffee, tea, water, and juice. Out of all these drinks, which one is the most hydrating? And, more specifically, is tea hydrating? We clearly love tea at Sin Columna (we are, after all, a tea blog). However, we have to give you an honest answer when it comes […]
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What Does Oolong Tea Taste Like?

Black tea, green tea, rooibos, herbal, oolong -- so many teas, such little time! Here at Sin Columna we're very, very passionate about tea. We've tried many, and there are many yet to try -- but we absolutely understand if you might want to know how a particular type of tea tastes before you try […]
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What Does Spilling the Tea Mean?

The English language is extremely rich -- far richer than many of its speakers even realize (and that includes native speakers too). In addition to words and expressions that have literal meanings, English also has a plethora of idiomatic expressions. These expressions do not necessarily have a straightforward translation, and they usually require a bit […]
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What Does Steep the Tea Mean?

Tea is one of the single most amazing things mankind has ever discovered (or invented?). And we're not just saying this because we're, you know, tea fans. Statistics say it. The next most popular drink in the world next to water is none other than Sin Columna's best friend: tea. And that might also be […]
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Can Dogs Drink Tea?

The world is in love with tea. Statistically, tea is the most popular drink in the world, second only to water. Many people enjoy tea for its flavor, others for its health benefits. And others, like us at Sin Columna, enjoy tea for everything it represents: from the taste to the ritual and to the […]
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Can You Drink Green Tea While Pregnant?

Millions upon millions of cups of tea are drunk all over the world, each year.  Out of all these cups, a significant portion will be green tea. So, it's no surprise that people often wonder "can you drink green tea while pregnant?". The tea specialists (and aficionados) at Sin Columna have the answer you're looking […]
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Does Herbal Tea Have Caffeine

You have all the reasons in the world to drink herbal teas: they are healthy, delicious, and widely available in a million-and-one combinations and blends. Does herbal tea contain caffeine, though? The tea specialists at Sin Columna have the answer. Read on if you want to find out more. Understanding the Different Types of Tea […]
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Does Iced Tea Have Caffeine?

Imagine a hot summer day -- you know it, the kind where the grounds seem to melt under the power of the sun. What could be better for a bit of well-deserved cooling off, other than a large glass of iced tea? You'd surely love it -- but if you're conscious of health, you might […]
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