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The other day I enjoyed a good, long Great Uncle style session with White2Tea’s Daily Drinker, and got to wondering how much the tea I had drunk had actually cost when compared to an average quality tea bag, such as … Continue reading
I’d been reading interesting things about White2Tea for quite a while, especially in the blogs of Char (Oolong Owl) and Cwyn (Death By Tea), and was keen to try them out.
This is a tea making technique I like to call Great Uncle style.
Let’s not beat around the tea bush here – this tea enjoys legendary status, and quite rightly so.
There’s a term in Chinese, Chá rén (茶人), literally “tea person“, that succinctly sums up someone who’s life seems to revolve around tea, and no-one better represents the concept than Master Lin Ping Xiang.
When it comes to the subject of Oolongs, this is the kind of tea that I simply adore – a well roasted strip Oolong from the famous Wuyi Shan mountain area in Fujian Province on the Chinese mainland.