Category Archives: Tip Top Tea

TEA EVENT: Whittington’s Tea Emporium’s tea and cheese tasting

On Wednesday, 3 December, Whittington’s Tea Emporium (WTE) hosted a tea and cheese tasting event at La Cave a Fromage in Notting Hill. The owner of WTE, Kyle Whittington, along with cheese master, Alec from La Cave a Fromage, put … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Tip Top Tea – Hong Shui Oolong (2013)

Tea: A 40% oxidised oolong from Lugu village, Nantou County, Taiwan Sample provided by: Whittington’s Tea Emporium Twitter: @WTEmporium Facebook: Whittington’s Tea Emporium Link to Hong Shui on Whittington’s Tea Emporium website Dry leaf: – The dry leaf consists of … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Tip Top Tea – Simao Gao Shan (2013)

Tea: Green tea from Simao, Yunnan Province, China Sample provided by: Tip Top Tea Twitter: @tiptoptea Link to Simao Gao Shan on Tip Top Tea website Simao Gao Shan is one of Tip Top Tea’s newest additions. I am very … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Tip Top Tea – Menghai tuo-cha – RIPE pu-erh (2007)

Tea: Ripe (Shu) pu-erh tea from Menghai County, Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, China Sample provided by: Tip Top Tea Twitter: @tiptoptea Link to Menghai tuo-cha on Tip Top Tea website Pu-erh is an extremely complex tea that, if stored and aged properly, develops complex, … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Tip Top Tea – Yunnan Black (2013)

Tea: Black tea from Feng Qing County, Lincang, Yunnan, China Sample provided by: Tip Top Tea Twitter: @tiptoptea Link to Yunnan Black on Tip Top Tea website Dry leaf: – The dry leaf is large, twisted leaves with golden tips … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Tip Top Tea – Nilgiri Mountain Frost

Tea: Black tea from the Parkside Estate, The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, India Sample provided by: Whittington’s Tea Emporium Twitter: @WTEmporium Link to Nilgiri Mountain Frost on Whittington’s Tea Emporium website Like my last post where I featured a Nepalese tea for … Continue reading

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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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