Bergamot Oolong

Bergamot Oolong - dry leaf

I suppose that once I’d consciously dedicated a new pot exclusively to Oolongs I was subconsciously going to be biased towards that class of tea the next time tea and cash were going to be exchanged.

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Copenhagen Sparkling Tea – Blå

Copenhagen sparkling tea - bottle

“Found something for you on the way home from work”, said Mrs. Teaist. “Wondered if it might come in handy for Thursday”.

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David Rio Orca Spice Chai

Orca spice chai - tin

Mrs. Teaist was on the way home from work when she spotted this new-to-us instant chai, and decided on a whim to give it a whirl.

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Gan Zhi Taiwan Green

Gan Zhi - dry leaf

I received this tea as a free 4 gram sample that was kindly included in my May order over at House of Tea.

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Oi Ocha

Oi Ocha - tetra pack

Say what you like about our local supermarket, (and I do have plenty to say, and not all of it complementary), but somebody there has their finger on the pulse.

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Kenya Rhino

Kenya Rhino - dry leaf

This tea was ordered from House of Tea at the same time as the Georgian Gruzia Tjakvi I looked at in an earlier post, and for broadly the same reasons. I was in the middle of a black tea jag, but wanted to sample leaves from places in the tea world as yet unfamiliar to me.

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Pot Luck

kyusu style clay pot

Teaist Junior and I were out and about on the outskirts of town, as the family car was due a service.

To kill time whilst our chariot was fettled, we decided to have a browse in a nearby charity shop, one we seldom get to visit due to to its less than ideal out-of-town location.

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