Black Third Flush (Autumn) Single Estate Darjeeling FTGFOP1 from Teabox

The scent of the dry tea leaves is bright and fresh with a richer, perhaps malty tinge. At first I was a little worried that my tea would end up tasting like a bale of orchard grass hay, but fortunately that didn’t turn out to be the case. I steeped the tea according to the steeping recommendations on the packet, although I may have been a bit generous with the leaves. The leaves are on the small side but not superfine or too small to be good quality. They’re third flush, or autumn harvested, which means the flavor is different because the Read More


Superfine Tan Yang Gong Fu Black Tea from Teavivre

Tea Information: Leaf Type: Black Where to Buy: Teavivre Tea Description: Origin: Tanyang Village (坦洋村) in Fu’an, Fujian, China Ingredients: Tea buds with pure leaves Harvest time: May, 2012 Taste: It presents slight aroma of sweet potato when brewed; tastes smooth and mellow with sweet aftertaste Being the first one among Fujian’s three best Gong Fu Black Teas (Bai Lin Gong Fu, Zheng He Gong Fu, Tan Yang Gong Fu), Tan Yang Gong Fu Black Tea has tight and thin leaves, looks glossy, which could be seen from TeaVivre’s product photo. When looking at this tea, the golden pekoe is particularly eye-catching, Read More