Recipes & Blends

Sencha Citrus Punch Iced Tea

Winter is finally over and Spring is popping up with color all over the place. We've had some serious wildflower blooms here in the desert along with our first 80ยฐ day, and the forecast is suggesting we might be hitting 90ยฐ next week. All this means its now iced tea weather. Since I also just… Continue reading Sencha Citrus Punch Iced Tea

Recipes & Blends

Gyokuro Moonlight Sour Iced Tea

Staying on budget is always a challenge. On my last two tea orders, I've had to settle for some smaller samples and delay my restock. As a result, I've been doing a lot of gong-fu size sessions and saving the leaves. In addition to blending my own teas, I also like to save spent leaves… Continue reading Gyokuro Moonlight Sour Iced Tea

Green Tea, Tea Tastings

Gyokuro Cha Musume (Nio Teas)

Gong-Go Rating: ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Updated 3/7/19 - the previous post cited Gykuro Cha Meijin in error I had some problems with Nio's labeling. It wasn't the same between website, invoice, & packaging =( Results:ย One of those special teas that are all about the experience. Giving a rich tea soup full of umami, Nio's Organic Gyokuro was… Continue reading Gyokuro Cha Musume (Nio Teas)

Tea Art, Tea Extras

Goji Berry Lime Punch Series

Its been a rough week and I've been looking forward to producing this series. The source image is beautiful all by itself. I love this tea blend and it tastes as good as it looks. You can get the recipe here. Instead of using one image for this series I've used three. Along with the… Continue reading Goji Berry Lime Punch Series

Recipes & Blends, Tea Extras

Goji Berry Lime Punch

Wow - what a weekend. Managed to finish the Christmas shopping then got sucked into the abyss that is Instagram Stories. It took me a good chunk of the weekend, but I finally think I've got it down and a process in place for this social network. It's time to relax and I'm going to… Continue reading Goji Berry Lime Punch

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

A Gong-Go Essential Tea Review – Japenese Sencha (Upton Tea Importers)

Gong-Go Rating: ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Results:ย One of my favorite teas, it was the first green tea I fell in love with. Recommended as a Gong-Go Essential Tea everyone should have. Also a great starter tea for anyone new to Gong-Go. Vendor: Upton Tea Importers Tea:ย Japenese Sencha Type: Green Tea Origin: Japan Tasting:ย 9.6 / 175ยฐ/ 10 oz /… Continue reading A Gong-Go Essential Tea Review – Japenese Sencha (Upton Tea Importers)