Author Archives: northernteaist

The Tea Library – Tea: a Nerd’s Eye View

I can’t for the love of me remember where I first heard about this book – all I know for sure is that suddenly everyone in the Teaosphere seemed to be talking about it.

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Kocha Benifuki

This is the first post about the four black teas (two from Japan, and two from Fuding in Fujian province of China) that I recently purchased over at House of Tea.

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Back In Black

The other day I jemmied the padlock off the coffer housing the tea purchasing pennies, and had a peep inside.

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2009 Pressed Oolong

In poker you have to play the hand you’re dealt with, and the same can also be said of tea sessions.

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2013 Jingmai Mountain Shou

This is the penultimate post about the teas that make up the Lübeck Haul. This 357 gram beeng was spotted by Mrs. Teaist in Lübecker Tee Kontor.

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Panyang Golden Needle

In this post I’ll be returning to the Lübeck Haul. This was another tea that Mrs. Teaist found in Lübecker Tee Kontor.

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Sipdown Challenge – The Zombie Vampire Tea Nugget

Bit of a weird one, this.

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