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Iron Buddha Oolong Tea from Oollo Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Tea Where to Buy: Oollo Tea Tea Description: A present from the loving Bodhisattva of Compassion. Tightly rolled, the full leaves unfurl to emit pleasant stone fruit and wild honey notes with a hint of roasted nuts. Origin Varietal: Iron Buddha Grower Name: Wang Family Location: Pinglin, New Taipei, Taiwan Elevation: 500m Harvest: 2014 Spring Tea Review “It’s sweet with notes of honey, nutty and toasty with a very pleasant peach-like flavor.  It’s very smooth with a silky mouthfeel.” –Soriritea Sisters Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Iron Buddha Oolong Tea from Oollo Tea is from the Pinlin, New Read More

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Ceylon Idulgashinna Blooming Mushroom White from What-Cha

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  White/Bloom Where to Buy: What-Cha Tea Description: A hand tied ball of silver tip white tea, possessing delicate fruity tones which become stronger with subsequent infusions. Tangy apricot notes become apparent with some subtle malt tones in latter steeps. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I have to admit, the only reason I bought this tea was because it has ‘mushroom’ in the title and it intrigued me since I’m very allergic to mushrooms. Though the tea itself has little to nothing to do with mushrooms, it still felt kind of cool to get to say Read More

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Elixir #9 (Peachy Oolong) From Liquid Proust Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Liquid Proust Teas (On Etsy) Tea Description: Ingredients: Green oolong (Vietnamese Tung Ting), peach blossoms, flavoring. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Finally trying the last of the tea samples that Andrew, from Liquid Proust Teas, was nice enough to send my way. Over on Steepster I’ve posted this review as well – and there it has some special significance as well as it’s my 3000th ‘tasting note’ on that site. I really wanted to celebrate my involvement in the Steepster community by drinking a tea made by someone also engaged within Read More