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Dong Ding Oolong Tea from Eco-Cha

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Tea Where to Buy: Eco-Cha Tea Description: (2013) This batch of tea comes from Yong Long Village, just above Dong Ding Mountain. Yong Long is known for a rich red soil which differs from other locales in Lu Gu Township. The unique flavor of the Dong Ding Oolong produced here is attributed to this soil quality, along with the fact this region is home to the most concentrated population of the most skilled oolong tea artisans in Taiwan. (2015) Flavor: Grilled sweet corn aroma. Rich, foresty, roasted flavor. Complex, fruity finish. Garden: This batch of tea comes from Read More

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Gopaldhara Gold Darjeeling Black Tea Autumn Flush from Golden Tips

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black (Darjeeling) Where to Buy:  Golden Tips Tea Description: Among the most sought after invoice’s from the years pre-winter harvest, the Gopaldhara Gold is an autumnal beauty. A delicate yet rounded black tea with intricate flowery notes. The tea brings about a subtle and sweet profile with hints of fine muscatel and an slightly earthy roundness. The lingering aftertaste brings in sensations of dark bold chocolate and cocoa. A fantastic leaf tea texture with golden tips spread evenly, this is definitely among our better autumn Darjeeling’s. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Nice!  This is Gopaldhara Gold Read More

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Keemun Classic 2014 Harvest Black Tea from Capital Tea Limited

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Capital Tea Limited Tea Description: Small, even and slender wiry black leaves with a forward classic keemun aroma. This tea produces a strong, rich tasting and full bodied tea liquor with a sweet and subtly smoky aroma and with prominent cocoa flavour notes. Highly recommended! Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I looked forward to trying this Keemun because I’ve enjoyed the other teas that I’ve tried from Capital Tea Limited thus far.  Unfortunately, this Classic Keemun leaves me wanting. There is a strong leathery note that is prominent and Read More

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Golden Monkey Superfine Grade – 2014 Harvest from Capital Tea Limited

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Capital Tea Limited Tea Description: Young, fine and tender prominently golden tea leaves with an intensely forward aroma. These leaves produce a rich, medium bodied tea liquor with a very smooth and sweet flavour that is full of finesse. This tea has a wonderful depth of flavour and is highly recommended. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Really nice!  This Golden Monkey has a rich, full-flavor that I want in my first cup of the day, the kind of tea that will help you get a move on! I received Read More

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Apple Harvest Iced Black Tea from Southern Boy Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Zoomdweebies Tea Description: If this doesn’t put you in the mood for fall, I can’t help you. This awesome iced tea is a blend of organic southern Indian black teas and organic red delicious and granny smith apple flavors. It’s a bit sweet, a bit tart and all refreshing. Learn more about this tea here. Learn about SBT’s subscriptions here. Taster’s Review: I’ve been drinking this periodically throughout the day, and when I was pouring past the half-way point of the pitcher of tea, I realized that I better sit down and write about Read More