Tag Archives: Taiwanese tea

2005 Nantou Aged Oolong

This Oolong came to me in the form of a 3 gram free sample that was kindly included in a recent purchase I made over at House of Tea. Advertisements

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What-cha Taiwan Roast Oolong

I received this tea in the form of a generously sized 10 gram sample that was included in a recent order I placed with What-cha.

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2016 Dong Fang Mei Ren

Let’s not beat around the tea bush here – this tea enjoys legendary status, and quite rightly so.

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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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Da Yu Ling

Before I go any further, let it be noted that I recorded my tasting notes for this tea on the back of an old shopping list.

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1993 Da Ye Oolong

I received this tea as a 3g sample along with my recent purchases from “House of Tea“, an amount which is usually acceptable for steeping gong-fu / Asian style in one of my 100ml capacity clay gaiwans.

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