Tag Archives: Chinese tea

Pot Luck

Teaist Junior and I were out and about on the outskirts of town, as the family car was due a service. To kill time whilst our chariot was fettled, we decided to have a browse in a nearby charity shop, … Continue reading

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Tai Mu Long Zhu

Mrs. Teaist decided that she needed a bit more variety in her tea drinking. More specifically, although she was still enjoying her early morning pot of Rize, she was getting a little tired of the same thing in the evening.

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Tie Guan Yin Gan De Topgrade

I threw these leaves into my cart over at House of Tea at the same time as I was buying that delightful Shan Lin Shi Hong Cha I wrote about recently.

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Wu Yi Bai Rui

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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Østerlandsk Thehus Shou Pu-erh

On the face of it this is a fairly ordinary shou, a good-but-not-great daily drinker.

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2006 Haiwan Lao Tong Zhi Zhuānchá

This was another purchase from House of Tea. I have a soft spot for both tea-bricks (Zhuānchá) and the produce of the Haiwan tea factory, so once I clapped eyes on this baby a sale was always going to be … Continue reading

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Feng Huang Milan Dancong

This is yet another tea that made its way to my tea table by virtue of it being included as a free 3 gram sample in a recent purchase at House of Tea.

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