Tag Archives: red tea

Bai Hao Hong Cha

The purchase of this tea, part of my February black tea mini-haul, was inspired by the Panyong Golden Needle that came my way as part of the L├╝beck Haul, which made me want to further explore the black (red tea/hong … Continue reading

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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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Shan Lin Shi Hong Cha – Part 1

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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Fortnum & Mason’s Yunnan

Amazingly, despite many trips to London over the years, we had never “done” Fortnum and Mason’s tea department.

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Yu Chi Shan Cha

Spoiler alert – this tea is incredibly good.

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This and That

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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Yunnan Gold

The term “black tea” means different things to different people. The class of tea referred to as “black” in the West is known as “red tea” in China, due to the fact that it is named for the colour of … Continue reading

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