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2020 Dung Ding

My supplies of Bai Mu Dan, my morning leaf of choice, were rapidly dwindling, so I had to either make an order sharpish, or risk going without.

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Farmer Leaf Autumn 2018 Jingmai Gushu

Over the past few months it felt as though I’d been giving priority to the daily drinker side of my stash, so when I found the tea buying coffers pleasantly full I decided to have a mini splurge of sorts.

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Hong Yu White

I first spotted these leaves when I was logged onto House of Tea to re-stock on their Bai Mu Dan.

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2010 Yi Wu Hai Lang Hao Wild Arbor Sheng – Part 2

I knew I’d give in to temptation sooner or later.

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Pi Luo Chun

This tea came my way in the form of a free 3 gram sample that was included in a recent order I made over at House of Tea.

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2011 Nan Nuo Shou

This was one of a pair of beengs I recently bought to help prop up the shou side of my stash.

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A Place For Everything…

…and everything in its place… When I unexpectedly found the remains of a tuo that I thought I’d polished off some time ago it became apparent that I really needed to re-organise my stash.

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Wuhan Jiarun Huiming Organic Sheng

As the name suggests, this tea is a product of the Wuhan Jiarun Tea Co. Ltd., who are based in Wuhan, Hubei Province.

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Steeper At The Gates Of Dawn

Or, “Ode To Some Beautiful Leaves I Infused On My Balcony One Midsummer Morning”

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Si Ji Chun

These leaves landed on my tea table as so many others have done in the form of a free 3 gram sample that was kindly included in an order I placed over at House of Tea.

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