Monthly Archives: February 2019

AriZona Tea Drinks

Over the years I’ve grown accustomed to feeling somewhat nervous when Teaist Junior goes shopping “for just a few things…”

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Red Jade

These leaves landed on my tea table after they were included as a free sample in my February order with House of Tea.

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Østerlandsk Thehus Shou Pu-erh

On the face of it this is a fairly ordinary shou, a good-but-not-great daily drinker.

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2010 Hai Lang Hui Wei Sheng

I bought this 400 gram beeng back in October of last year over at House of Tea, and have spent the intervening period trying to find adequate time to sit down with it, and to get to know it.

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Espresso House Chai

“Look, they have chai”, observed Teaist Junior, as we ordered in our local branch of Nordic coffee chain Espresso House.

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Brewing Up With Bottled Water

This post is about another on-going experiment I’m running.

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Kettle Smackdown

During an idle moment I was looking at my çaydanlik, and for the first time it occurred to me that the lower pot, the kettle part, has a lid of its own. In normal use, of course, the upper pot … Continue reading

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