Tag Archives: African tea

Strange Days – This and That

Deja Pu The other day I had what I can only describe as some kind of a tea flashback.

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Malawi Mountain Moto Smoked Black Tea

This is the fifth and final post about the teas from Malawi that I recently bought from Rare Tea Company.

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Malawi Huntingdon Hand Rolled Black Tea

This is the fourth and penultimate post about the teas from Malawi that I recently bought from Rare Tea Company.

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Malawi Green Tea

This is the third instalment of the on-going saga of my recent 5 tea mini-haul from Rare Tea Company.

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Rare Malawi Peony White Tea

This is the second of my 5 tea mini-haul from Rare Tea Company, that was made up from teas from the Satemwa Estate in Malawi.

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Malawi Antlers White Tea

  After reading Henrietta Lovell’s book “Infused: Adventures In Tea“, which tells the tale of her Rare Tea Company, this tea, a product of the Satemwa estate in Malawi, became a no questions asked must have.

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My Top 10 Teas For 2019

This is yet another post inspired by Eric’s blog One Man’s Tea Journey (if I’m not careful he’s going to start charging consultancy fees), which was in turn inspired by Marco’s blog Steap’d.

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Kenya Golden Needle

This tea, along with the Red Jade White I wrote about in my previous post, made up my late August order at House of Tea.

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Kenya Rhino

This tea was ordered from House of Tea at the same time as the Georgian Gruzia Tjakvi I looked at in an earlier post, and for broadly the same reasons. I was in the middle of a black tea jag, … Continue reading

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Malawi 2018 Leafy Ripe Dark Tea

Alistair of What-cha renown has a habit of getting hold of interesting teas that simply beg to be sampled, and this one is no exception. A tea from Malawi, processed along the lines of a shou Pu-erh? Don’t mind if … Continue reading

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