Category Archives: review

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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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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2019 House Of Tea Lincang Old Tree Shou

In this post I’ll be taking a short interlude from the saga of the Lübeck Haul, and concentrate instead on the other half of my November 2019 order with House of Tea.

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Zealong Origins – Pure Oolong

Out of all the teas that make up the Lübeck Haul, this was the one I was most pleased to get my mitts on, after wondering about it for quite some time.

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