Monthly Archives: April 2015

TEA REVIEW: The Jade Leaf – Red Jade #18 (winter 2014)

Tea and origin: Black tea from Nantou, Taiwan Twitter: @thejadeleaf Facebook: The Jade Leaf Link to Red Jade Emilio del Pozo is a Taiwan-based artist how makes who makes some stunning teaware. You can see his work and purchase pieces here. … Continue reading

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TEA REVIEW: Green Tea Guru – 2004 ‘CNNP 7542′ Hong Kong Dry Stored Raw Puerh Cake

Tea and origin: Raw puerh tea from Yunnan province, China Twitter: @GreenteaguruTea Facebook: Green Tea Guru YouTube: Green Tea Guru Link to CNNP 7542 This puerh is another tea sourced by the Green Tea Guru on his recent trip to Hong Kong. … Continue reading

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TEA REVIEW: Tombo Tea – Ultimate Matcha Powder Ceremonial Grade

Tea and origin: Matcha tea powder from the Maruyama Tea Estate near Mt Fuji, Japan Website: Tombo Tea Twitter: @tombo_london Link to Tombo Ultimate Matcha Behind puerh, I find matcha the second most intimidating tea. With puerh, I’m lacking the vocabulary … Continue reading

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TEA REVIEWS: Green Tea Guru – Dan Cong Oolong & Da Hong Pao ‘Big Red Robe’ Wu Yi Rock Tea (Yancha)

Don’t let the name fool you: Green Tea Guru is not all about green tea. Green Tea Guru, an online tea shop based in Guilford, UK, carries a large selection of green, black, oolong, puerh and white teas. It is my pleasure … Continue reading

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TEA REVIEW: What-Cha – Fujian Imperial Pearl Brandy Oolong Tea

Tea and origin: Oolong tea from Longyan Garden, Fujian, China Oxidation: 90% Roast: 0% Twitter: @What_Cha_Tea Facebook: What-Cha Link to Fujian Imperial Pearl Brandy The 90% oxidation and 0% roast of this tea really perked my interest. It seems like most oolongs I … Continue reading

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