Monthly Archives: June 2014

REVIEW: Tip Top Tea – Nepal Red Thunder

Tea: A black oolong hybrid tea from Sandakphu Estate in Jasbire Village, Ilam, Nepal Sample provided by: Whittington’s Tea Emporium Twitter: @WTEmporium Link to Nepal Red Thunder on Whittington’s Tea Emporium website This review has three firsts: 1) It will be … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Green Terrace Teas – Eastern Beauty Oolong

Tea: Oolong tea from Emei Township, Hsinchu County, Taiwan (spring harvest 2014) Sample provided by: Green Terrace Teas Link to Eastern Beauty on Green Terrace Teas website Dry leaf: – The dry leaf is a mix of medium to large-sized, … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Green Terrace Teas – Li Shan Black Tea

Tea: Black tea from Lishan, Heping District, Taichong City, Taiwan (spring harvest 2014) Sample provided by: Green Terrace Teas Link to Li Shan Black Tea on Green Terrace Teas website I have never tried a black Taiwanese tea and was … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Blue Samovar – Golden Monkey King

Tea: Black tea from Fujian and Yunnan provinces, China Sample provided by: Blue Samovar Link to Golden Monkey King on Blue Samovar website It is always great to hear about new tea shop opening. In March 2014, Blue Samovar opened … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Postcard Teas – High Mountain Oolong (Winter 2014)

Tea: Lightly oxidised oolong from Rui-Lin Xu’s Tea Farm in Nantou County, Taiwan Purchased at: Postcard Teas Twitter: @PostcardTeas Link to High Mountain Oolong on Postcard Teas website Lately I’ve been spoilt with some fantastic spring 2014 oolongs from Taiwan. When I … Continue reading

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REVIEW: P.M. David Silva & Sons – Craighead

Tea: Black tea from the Craighead tea estate in the Kandy region of Sri Lanka Sample provided by: P.M. David Silva & Sons Twitter: @PMDTea Link to Craighead on PMD website Dry leaf: – It is a medium-sized, slightly curly … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The Kent & Sussex Tea and Coffee Company – Assam Mokalbari East FTGFOP1

Tea: Black tea from the Mokalbari East Tea Estate in Assam, India Purchased at: The Kent & Sussex Tea and Coffee Company online shop Twitter: @kentteacoffee Link to Mokalbari East on Kent & Sussex Tea and Coffee website Dry leaf: … Continue reading

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