Monthly Archives: August 2016

2003 Menghai Shou Pu-erh

When you start to delve deeper into the mysterious world of Pu-erh, you tend to run across one name again and again – that of the Menghai Tea Factory. Advertisements

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Steepers on the Storm

6:00 am, and my furry brown feline Burmese overlord is making it abundantly clear that it is way past what he considers to be a reasonable hour for breakfast.

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1993 Da Ye Oolong

I received this tea as a 3g sample along with my recent purchases from “House of Tea“, an amount which is usually acceptable for steeping gong-fu / Asian style in one of my 100ml capacity clay gaiwans.

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Mandarin Shou, Part 2

This is the somewhat delayed follow up post to my earlier experiment in jacking loose leaf shou Pu-erh with the flavour of Chinese mandarin peel – you can read that post here.

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The Postman Always Steeps Thrice

I had some good news today – my latest order from House of Tea arrived.

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Party Tea

Summer in Scandinavia can feel sometimes like a “blink and you’ll miss it” affair.

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Sevan’s Ceylon Saves The Day…

As I gazed forlornly into the two open tea caddies it dawned on me that I might have miscalculated somewhat.

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