I came across this tea at a supermarket housed in a shopping mall on the outskirts of town. Advertisements
Spoiler alert – this tea is incredibly good.
The spoon scraped hard against the bottom of the caddy. The “cheap but good enough as a palate cleanser and general digestive system degreasant” Golden Sail brand shou Pu-erh was all gone. Oh.
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As I gazed forlornly into the two open tea caddies it dawned on me that I might have miscalculated somewhat.
Mrs. Teaist bought this tea for me during a recent trip to Stockholm. She found it at Grace Tea House’s “everything must go” closing down sale.
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Bit of a curiosi-tea, this one. It’s a blended tea, but from a single estate, the Castleton estate, located in the Kurseong district of Darjeeling.
In the words of the song I’m on the road again, back in Stockholm for Easter.