Ikea Upphetta French Press

Ikea Upphetta French press

We were at Ikea the other weekend, and I happened to notice that the blue and yellow gargantuan now labels their “Upphetta” cafetières as both a coffee and a tea press.

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2014 Sen Zhi Kui Kokang Raw Dark Tea

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As I mentioned in an earlier post, I received 2 free samples of tea in my first order with What-cha.

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What-cha Jingmai Unroasted Oolong

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This sweet little 6 gram Dragon Ball came as a free sample with my first order from What-cha.

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You Don’t Know What You’ve Got Till It’s Gone

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I had this post about 90-something percent written, but then **cue sound of brakes being applied, squeal of tyres** discovered that the tea in question, White2Tea’s house blend shou Pu-erh, known as “Old Reliable“, is now unavailable. Its thumbnail photo on the website now sports the dreaded “Out of stock” overlay.

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2013 Three Cranes “0207” Liu Bao

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I’d been thinking about exploring deeper into the world of Hei Cha for quite a while.

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Canton Raw: 2012 De Hong Ye Sheng

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I came across this tea when I paid a “see what’s new” visit to Canton Tea Co.‘s website.

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Saveur Magazine Pu-erh Article

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In the world of online tea sales, a couple of names crop up again and again, constantly recommended by satisfied customers in postings on blogs, Reddit and Steepster.

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