Black Tea, Tea Tastings

Season’s Pick Halmari Estate BP Assam (Upton Tea Imports)

Gong-Go Rating: ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Results:ย A strange artificial note had me wondering if this sample had been contaminated by some other flavored tea. If looking for a good Assam, you can pass this one up. Vendor: Upton Tea Imports Tea:ย Season's Pick Halmari Estate BP Assam Type: BLACK Origin: Halmari Estate, Assam, India Tasting:ย 2 rounded tsp / 12oz… Continue reading Season’s Pick Halmari Estate BP Assam (Upton Tea Imports)

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Tea Art, Tea Extras, Uncategorized

FF 2018 Darjeeling Blend Series

Another short series again. I'm working towards posting more reviews each month and ready to start another one so I had to wrap this up. I also did some experimenting with some new techniques which took up more time than I had planned. I really like what I ended up with and hope you do… Continue reading FF 2018 Darjeeling Blend Series

Black Tea, Tea Tastings

First Flush 2018 Darjeeling Blend

Gong-Go Rating: ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Results: Brisk and floral, a Darjeeling blend well suited for afternoon tea. Reasonably priced, this is a smart place to start if you're looking for your first black Darjeeling or just need to restock.ย  Vendor: Upton Tea Imports Tea:ย First Flush 2018 Darjeeling Blend Type:ย Black Origin: Blend unknown Tasting:ย 10 grams / 212ยฐ/ 10… Continue reading First Flush 2018 Darjeeling Blend

! Gong-Go Essential Teas, Black Tea, Tea Tastings

A Gong-Go Essential Tea Review – Halmari Estate Assam CTC BOP (Upton Tea Importers)

Gong-Go Rating: ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Results:ย Perfect for the afternoon cuppa & anyone new to loose leaf tea. Recommended as one of the Gong-Go Essential Tea's everyone should have! Vendor: Upton Tea Importers Tea: Halmari Single Estate Assam CTC BOP Type: Black (cut-tear-curl) Origin: India Tasting:ย 6 grams / 212ยฐ/ 10 oz / 1 minute Average number of infusions:ย … Continue reading A Gong-Go Essential Tea Review – Halmari Estate Assam CTC BOP (Upton Tea Importers)