Monthly Archives: February 2015

TEA REVIEW: White 2 Tea – Duck Shhh Oolong – Yashi Xiang Dancong

Tea and origin: Dan cong oolong tea from Guangdong province, China Twitter: @TwoDogTeaBlog Facebook: White 2 Tea Blog: White 2 Tea Blog Link to Duck Shhh Don’t let the name fool you, this tea tastes nothing like duck sh*t or resembles … Continue reading

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TEA REVIEW: Grey’s Teas – Da Hong Pao (Royal Red Robe)

Tea and origin: Roasted oolong tea from Fujian Province, China Twitter: @greysteas Facebook: Grey’s Tea Link to Da Hong Pao (Red Robe) Red Robe, which is one of the most well-known Chinese teas, has recently received much media coverage for being sold … Continue reading

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TEA REVIEW: Baraka Teas – Sikkim Black (2014 Autumnal Flush)

Tea and origin: FTGFOP Autumnal flush black tea from Temi Tea Garden, Sikkim, India Harvest: October 2014 Twitter: @BarakaTeas Facebook: Baraka Teas Link to Sikkim Black I have tasted so few Sikkim teas that I’m walking into this review a bit blind. From … Continue reading

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TEA REVIEW: White 2 Tea – 2006 Old Bear Fangcha

Tea and origin: Raw puerh. Dry storage in southern China since 2006 Twitter: @TwoDogTeaBlog Facebook: White 2 Tea Blog: White 2 Tea Blog Link to Old Bear I was recently in contact with Paul at White 2 Tea about reviewing some … Continue reading

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POLL RESULTS: What’s important to you when buying tea?

Today I’m posting the results of the poll I started two weeks. I would like to thank everyone for their participation, and I hope the results are of interest to my readers. I found the results fascinating – especially to … Continue reading

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TEA REVIEW: Baraka Teas – Indonesian Pearls and Malawi Green

Yesterday I had the pleasure of meeting Anna Petts, co-founder of Baraka Teas. Started in 2014, Baraka Teas is a London-based online tea shop that sources and sells handmade single estate teas grown without pesticides and by sustainable farming methods. Baraka … Continue reading

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TEA REVIEW: Grey’s Teas – Assam Dikom

Tea and origin: Black tea from the Dikom Tea Estate, Assam, India Twitter: @greysteas Facebook: Grey’s Tea Link to Dikom I’ve lately developed a great appreciation for sweeter, lighter black teas that are best drunk without milk. When I saw this … Continue reading

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