Category Archives: review

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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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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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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2009 Xia Guan Jia Ji Raw

I bought this tuo in mid-April as part of my efforts to shore up the pu side of my stash.

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Reon Spout Strainer

Recently I was moving my teaware cupboard to make better use of our kitchen countertop real estate, and in doing so rediscovered an old pot that I’d kind of half forgotten.

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Wen Shan Ping Lin Black Tea

This was one of those impulse buys, tossed into my shopping cart during a “want!” moment of weakness when I was putting together my recent order with House of Tea that saw me also get my thirsty mitts on a … Continue reading

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Georgia Etseri Wild Black Tea

My previous experiences with Georgian tea left me wanting more, so when I was putting together an order with perennial favourites House of Tea recently I took the opportunity to throw a couple of new-to-me teas from that country into … Continue reading

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Jin Xuan Charcoal

Another month, another order placed at House of Tea, another free sample to play with. This time they’ve opted to tempt me with another tasty Oolong.

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2010 Qian Ye Hao – Five Years On

It’s now a little over five years to the day since the first beeng I ever owned came my way, when I received a 357 gram cake of 2010 Qian Ye Hao as a birthday present.

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