On The Road Again

teapot on cliff

It’s that time of the year once more, when we flee all the aggravation of summer in the big city and set up camp at our summer house by the Baltic, where our only hard wired connection to the grid is a 15 mm diameter water pipe.

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2001 Xia Guan Jia Ji

2001 Xia Guan Jia Ji - wrapped

Yet another House of Tea purchase.

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Hangzhou Jiasheng Tea Co. – CPT7016

265 shou - dry leaf

Let’s get the obvious out of the way before we go any further – this tea is never, ever, going to win any kind of award.

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Gopaldhara Red Thunder Gold

Gopaldhara Red Thunder Gold - dry leaf

These leaves arrived on my tea table in the form of a generously sized 10 gram sample that was kindly included in a recent purchase I made over at the very highly recommended What-cha web shop.

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Canton Raw: Wu Jia Zhai 2012

Canton wu jia zhai - wrapped

This is one of Canton Tea Co.’s range of very nice 100 gram Single Mountain sheng Pu-erh mini-beengs.

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What-cha Taiwan Roast Oolong

What-cha Taiwan roast Oolong - dry leaf

I received this tea in the form of a generously sized 10 gram sample that was included in a recent order I placed with What-cha.

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Runglee Rungliot Forest Honey FF

Runglee Rungliot Forest Honey FF - dry leaf

Maybe It’s a conditioned response of the type that would have made Pavlov himself salivate, but once the weather starts to get even a tad warmer at this time of the year this young (**cough**) man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of Darjeelings.

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