Hello there! You read blogs online? You’re hip? You drink tea? But…maybe are not familiar with the Chinese language! Fear not! This list – though not by any means comprehensive – may help you navigate those online terms. You too can practice them and be one of the hip kids on the corner! Unfortunately I … Continue reading Quickie: Chinese Tea Tasting Terms
I think Reno knows I’m headed to the Pacific Northwest tomorrow. It’s been rainy and grey for the past couple of days. This damp cold winter weather is perfect for drinking more shou pu. Continuing on my Crimson Lotus samplers, I cracked into Stormbreaker. The material is beautiful and the resulting liquor delicious. Storm Breaker brews … Continue reading Storm Breaker
I’d like to thank anyone taking the time to check out our site, and I hope you all find something to enjoy here. For my (if not actually the) first post, I’ll start as I mean to go on, and share a feverish sales pitch my opinion of a suitably highbrow production – White2Tea’s 2017 … Continue reading White2Tea – 2017 Lumber Slut Shou Pu’er Review
Today’s tea is one of my absolute favorites from the stash. I opened up 100 Years Tea Garden’s Medium Roast Oolong. Chen (陳華胤) is a farmer in Lugu, Taiwan, who took over his family business but a few short years ago. He has returned to his father’s farm to try to recreate the flavors that … Continue reading 100 Years Tea Garden’s Medium Roast Oolong
So I got my order in today of Crimson Lotus samplers, and really couldn’t resist opening up a bag before putting the rest away to breathe a bit in the pumidor for a few more days. These things are amazing fun-sized pops of flavor. I’m gonna call them nannuo gugu’s in the future, simply because … Continue reading Crimson Lotus Nannuo Mini-Mushroom
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