Da Hong Pao (Yunnan Sourcing)

Gong-Go Rating: ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Results: Aย progression of flavors, this is one of those teas that is all about the experience. Transitioning from peaty floral to mineral oaky all with a touch of smoke, YS Da Hong Poa is excellent any time of the day, but I really enjoy it as a digestif. Vendor:Yunnan Sourcingย (use this link Continue reading Da Hong Pao (Yunnan Sourcing)

Anxi Hairy Crab Mao Xie Fujian Oolong (Yunnan Sourcing)

Gong-Go Rating: ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Results: The tenth cup was just as good as the first.ย Quintessential for floral fans; or anyone turned off by an overpowering jasmine – Yunnan Sourcing’s Hairy Crab is the tea you’ve been looking for. Vendor: Yunnan Sourcingย (use this link for $5 off orders of $50 or more) Tea: Anxi Hairy Crab Mao Continue reading Anxi Hairy Crab Mao Xie Fujian Oolong (Yunnan Sourcing)

The Art of Tea – Getting started with flash-infusion brewing.

For those following my blog you know I take pictures of the tea I review and turn them into art – this post isn’t about “tea art” though. What I’d like to talk about today is the “ART OF TEA.” If you Google “art” they return a definition at the top of the page that Continue reading The Art of Tea – Getting started with flash-infusion brewing.

Palace Ripened Pu’erh Brick Tea 2007 Series

I took more time on this series than any other so far. New to brewing and drinking pu’erh tea, it took me more than one try to get it right and the number of infusions you can get out of one batch of tea leaves is substantial. I’ve a growing appreciation for pu’erh and find Continue reading Palace Ripened Pu’erh Brick Tea 2007 Series

Tea Gong-Go Tasting Review: Tie Guan Yin – Golden Moon Tea

Gong-Go Rating: โญโญโญโญ Results:ย A wonderful everyday tea with extraordinary floral notes. Reasonable pricing and fast availability of this fine oolong make it worth keeping in your cupboard for everyday use. Vendor: Golden Moon Tea Tea:ย Tie Guan Yin Type: Oolong Origin: unfortunately Golden Moon Tea does not provide any sourcing information Tasting:ย 11gram / 190ยฐ/ 10oz / Continue reading Tea Gong-Go Tasting Review: Tie Guan Yin – Golden Moon Tea

Adagio Tea’s ingenuiTEA – Product Review

Vendor: Adagio Teas Product Name: ingenuiTEA Purchase Date: November 2018 Review: I couldn’t be more excited about this bottom-dispensing infuser from Adagio Teas. Since I started using the ingenuiTEA I’ve wanted to replace all my other infusers with this one. The handle has nice ridges that fit your fingers for an extra tight grip. For Continue reading Adagio Tea’s ingenuiTEA – Product Review