Category Archives: tea types

2015 Bancha Goishicha

Bancha Goishicha is a dark or post-fermented tea from Japan. This particular tea originates from Otoyo town, which lies in Kochi prefecture on Shikoku island, and was produced in February 2015. Advertisements

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2013 Three Cranes “0207” Liu Bao

I’d been thinking about exploring deeper into the world of Hei Cha for quite a while.

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2013 Jing Mai Sheng Cha Gao

Having read about instant Pu-erh tea paste (Cha Gao) in a book I have, I thought it sounded like something that would be interesting to try.

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Goji Berry Shou Pu-erh

I happened across the idea behind this experiment when I was reading the Wikipedia Pu-erh page.

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Anji Bai Cha

There’s no doubt about it, if you’re truly serious about your love of the leaf, then Anji Bai Cha, or Anji (a county in Zhejiang province) White Tea is simply one of the teas you’re going to have to taste … Continue reading

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Huo Shan Huang Ya

Just after our summer holiday I felt I was in a bit of a rut tea-wise.

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1993 Da Ye Oolong

I received this tea as a 3g sample along with my recent purchases from “House of Tea“, an amount which is usually acceptable for steeping gong-fu / Asian style in one of my 100ml capacity clay gaiwans.

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