Zealong Origins – Pure Oolong

NewZealand Oolong - dry leaf

Out of all the teas that make up the Lübeck Haul, this was the one I was most pleased to get my mitts on, after wondering about it for quite some time.

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Ronnefeldt Gu Zhang Mao Jian

Ronnefeldt Gu Zhang Mao Jian - dry leaf

This post is episode 6 in the Lübeck Haul series.

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Scratching An Itch – A Home Brewed Tea Timer

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There’s an old saying that goes something like this – “an awful lot of computer programs are written by someone with an itch they needed to scratch.

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Floral Guranse Handrolled First Flush

Floral Guranse - dry leaf

Yet another episode from the on-going saga of the Lübeck haul.

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Singbulli Black Thunder

Singbulli Oolong - dry leaf

This is yet another of the Lübeck haul, and a very interesting tea, too. Mrs. Teaist scored for these leaves during her raid on Lübecker Teekontor.

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My Top 10 Teas For 2019

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This is yet another post inspired by Eric’s blog One Man’s Tea Journey (if I’m not careful he’s going to start charging consultancy fees), which was in turn inspired by Marco’s blog Steap’d.

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In-between Days

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Greetings from the in-between days, what we hereabouts call the relatively quiet period between Christmas and New Year, the calm eye of the festive storm.

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