Cioffi and tannin have both pleaded not guilty, so presumably they will also argue they did nothing wrong.
And yet, late last week, Cioffi and tannin were found not guilty of all charges.
Spanish oak, which has an open grain and high levels of tannin, gives you dried fruit, spice, and even chocolate flavors.
Sorry, tannin fans: “In contrast to results for coffee, no effect was observed for drinking tea,” the authors avow.
To be sure, the case against Cioffi and tannin, such as it is, has some noteworthy elements.
The amount of tannin in genuine black tea averages about 10 per cent.
tannin precipitates, and the precipitate is soluble in excess of the reagent.
The following group reagents precipitate narceine:—picric acid, tannin solution, and potassium dichromate on long standing.
The bark is rich in tannin, but tanneries do not use much of it.
I then made some more, substituting for tannin potassium nitrite (not nitrate), which is colorless.
vegetable substance capable of converting animal hide to leather, 1802, from French tannin (1798), from tan "crushed oak bark containing tannin" (see tan (v.)). Tannic acid first recorded 1836, from French acide tannique, inroduced 1834 by Pelouze.
Any of various compounds, including tannic acid, that occur naturally in the bark and fruit of various plants, especially the nutgalls, certain oaks, and sumac. Tannins are polyphenols, and form yellowish to light brown amorphous masses that can be powdery, flaky, or spongy. They are used in photography, dyeing, in tanning leather, in clarifying wine and beer, and as an astringent in medicine. Tannins are also an important ingredient in tea.