Shan Lin Shi Hong Cha – Part 2

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Previously, on “Diary of a Northern Teaist…” – click here to read part 1 of this post…

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Nepal Golden Meadow Second Flush

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In a recent post I wrote about the fantastic impression a free sample I received made upon me – I was so taken with the tea that I ordered a full sized batch of those leaves as soon as I was able to do so.

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Shan Lin Shi Hong Cha – Part 1

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This was yet another tea that was included as a free sample in a recent order I placed over at House of Tea.

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Vietnam Moc Chau Oolong

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This was the other half of my early March order at House of Tea, both of which were Oolongs; one pretty – Wu Yi Bai Rui, and one unusual – this’un.

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Masala Chai Revisited

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The restaurant’s own version of Masala Chai

This post began as a challenge from my womenfolk that came about during a visit to a new Indian restaurant in town.

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Another Away Kit Experiment

I stared in open-mouthed disbelief – Mrs. Teaist was wide awake at 6:45 am. On a Sunday.

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Wu Yi Bai Rui

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Sometimes a teahead will, for reasons they can never fully understand, get a craving for some leaves or other, and be left with an itch that they are going to have to scratch, whatever the cost, literally or figuratively.

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