Beijing8 Organic Lapsang Souchong

B8 lapsang dry leaf

I came across this tea at a supermarket housed in a shopping mall on the outskirts of town.

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Möllans Te

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You know you’ve taken your eye off the ball when your significant other informs you that there’s a tea shop in town that you were previously unaware of.

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Emona Brand Ceylon

Emona Brand Ceylon - front of packet

If you’re one of those tea drinkers looking to move away from bagged teas, then this is just the kind of thing that would make a good first step.

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The “T” In Autumn

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In a few days time we’ll reach an important point of the year as far as our typical working day is structured.

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What-Cha Qing Mei Shan

What-Cha Qing Mei Shan - wrapped

This is yet another of What-cha’s range of sweet little 100 gram mini-beengs, and is the result of a second joint effort between Alistair of What-cha and Scott Wilson of Yunnan Sourcing.

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Hoshino Seichaen Gyokuro “Classic”

Sing Tehus Gyokuro Classic - dry leaf

This tea formed part of my haul from Sing teahouse in Copenhagen during my recent tea-inspired day-trip to the Danish capital.

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Guang Xi Huang Ya

Guang Xi Huang Ya - dry leaf

Maybe it’s something to do with the onset of Autumn, and a subconscious desire to hold on to the fading greenery outside a while longer, but I’ve recently gone on a bit of a lighter tea buying splurge – Japanese greens (Gyokuro, Genmaicha, Bancha, and Sencha), a Korean Sejak, Anji Bai Cha, and the subject of this post, a Guang Xi Huang Ya.

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