Category Archives: review

Feng Huang Milan Dancong

This is yet another tea that made its way to my tea table by virtue of it being included as a free 3 gram sample in a recent purchase at House of Tea. Advertisements

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Kocha Yabukita

I bought these leaves from perennial favourites House of Tea with Christmas present cash.

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The Four Long Lost Samples

I was doing a bit of digital tidying up the other day, when I found a folder buried several levels down in my file system tree labelled “Samples – To Do“.

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Mystery Shou 199

I have a sort of sub-class of the “Daily Drinker” genre, a niche for “good but not great” shou pu-erh, usually loose leaf but occasionally beeng cha, that gets to strut its stuff after meals, acting as a combined palate … Continue reading

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Irma Chinese Sencha

Mrs. Teaist came across this tea in a branch of Danish supermarket Irma, and given their reputation as purveyors of good quality foodstuffs thought it worth a punt.

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2007 Pin Xiang Bu Lang

This 250 gram tuo is the last part of my recent order with The Tea Guru.

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2017 Haiwan Sweet Aroma

Like a lot of dedicated Pu-erh drinkers, the offerings of the Haiwan Tea Factory are not unknown to me.

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