Tag Archives: shou

2003 Menghai Shou Pu-erh

When you start to delve deeper into the mysterious world of Pu-erh, you tend to run across one name again and again – that of the Menghai Tea Factory.

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Mandarin Shou, Part 2

This is the somewhat delayed follow up post to my earlier experiment in jacking loose leaf shou Pu-erh with the flavour of Chinese mandarin peel – you can read that post here.

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The Postman Always Steeps Thrice

I had some good news today – my latest order from House of Tea arrived.

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Party Tea

Summer in Scandinavia can feel sometimes like a “blink and you’ll miss it” affair.

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Notes From The Road – Two Jugs and a Spoon

A good tea person will always be ready to adapt his or her tea making technique as circumstances dictate, and this is never more true as when you’re away from home.

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A Fair Crack of the Whip

I was drinking my early morning pot of green tea when a thought occurred – I’d only used the tea boat from the clay teaware collection I picked up in Stockholm last month.

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Mandarin Peel Shou Pu-erh, Take 1

This was a follow on experiment from my earlier attempt to flavour loose leaf shou Pu-erh tea with dried chrysanthemum flowers. The idea itself was inspired by the fact that it is possible to buy shou Pu-erh artfully wrapped in … Continue reading

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South of the Clouds

Today was all about two Pu-erh sessions.

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Chrysanthemum Flavoured Shou Pu-erh

I got the idea for this experiment when reading my recently purchased book “Pu-erh Tea”, by Wang Jidong.

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New Book, New Ideas

The money I invested in the book “Pu-erh Tea” is already yielding a dividend.

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