Kocha Satsuma

kocha satsuma - dry leaf

This is the other set of Japanese leaves that I bought in my recent four black teas mini-haul.

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The Tea Library – Tea: a Nerd’s Eye View

Tea a Nerds Eye View - front cover

I can’t for the love of me remember where I first heard about this book – all I know for sure is that suddenly everyone in the Teaosphere seemed to be talking about it.

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Kocha Benifuki

Kocha Benifuki - dried leaf

This is the first post about the four black teas (two from Japan, and two from Fuding in Fujian province of China) that I recently purchased over at House of Tea.

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Back In Black

notebook

The other day I jemmied the padlock off the coffer housing the tea purchasing pennies, and had a peep inside.

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2009 Pressed Oolong

2009 aged pressed oolong - cake

In poker you have to play the hand you’re dealt with, and the same can also be said of tea sessions.

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2013 Jingmai Mountain Shou

Jing Mai mountain shou - wrapped

This is the penultimate post about the teas that make up the Lübeck Haul. This 357 gram beeng was spotted by Mrs. Teaist in Lübecker Tee Kontor.

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Panyang Golden Needle

Panyang Golden Needle - dry leaf

In this post I’ll be returning to the Lübeck Haul. This was another tea that Mrs. Teaist found in Lübecker Tee Kontor.

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