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2014 New Amerykah 2 Raw Pu-erh from White Two Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Pu-erh Where to Buy:  White Two Tea Tea Description: An old arbor Menghai blend. Thick body, lingering kuwei [pleasant bitterness], and plenty of oomph. This tea is a continuation of last year’s New Amerykah. The blend is slightly different, focusing more on sweetness and body than on bitterness. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I was a little worried when I read the description to this 2014 New Amerykah 2 Raw Pu-erh from White Two Tea.  I’m not a big fan of bitterness – although sometimes I find a savory bitterness to be quite pleasant especially Read More

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Duchess Black Tea from White Two Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  White Two Tea Tea Description: Just the tip of the leaf is used in the production of the Duchess black tea, which is made in a traditional Jinmaofeng [gold tip] style. This tea is suitable for both heavy brewing and gongfu style, depending on personal preference. The fragrances range from sweet and floral to mint. Learn more about this tea here. Learn more about White Two Tea’s Monthly Subscription here. Taster’s Review: Yum!  This Duchess Black Tea from White Two Tea is oh-so-delish! It’s a golden Yunnan tea and it brews up coppery. Read More

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Dark Feather Oolong – Dawuye Dancong Tea from White Two Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  White Two Tea Tea Description: Dark Feather Dancong oolong tea is a Dawuye variety oolong from the Guangdong province of China.  The tea has a light to medium roast and is sweet, fragrant, and has a lasting complex finish. Best brewed Gongfu style, the Dark Feather can be resteeped many times. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Oh how lovely!  This Dark Feather Oolong – Dawuye Dancong Tea from White Two Tea is a wonderful Oolong tea. To brew, I went gongfu style and grabbed my gaiwan.  I eyeballed a bamboo scoop Read More

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Chocolate Mini Shu Pu-er (2000) from White Two Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Pu-erh Where to Buy: White Two Tea Tea Description: The 2000 Chocolate Mini Shu Puer bricks are so named for their small shape, rather than their flavor, which is more of a fruity sweetness. Each tin contains 100 grams of tea, which brews up dark and smooth. We recommend breaking the bricks apart and giving them a rinse, as some still have very tight compression and take awhile to open up. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: These little Mini tea cakes do look a little bit like a square of chocolate!  They don’t really smell Read More

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1997 Light Green 7582 Private Order Pu-erh Tea from White Two Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Pu-erh Where to Buy:  White Two Tea Tea Description:   This cake is made from the Menghai factory recipe 7582, composed of many larger leaves. This production was made on private order at a smaller factory between  1995-1999, we decided to take the median of the age and list it as 1997, though we can not pinpoint an exact year. The tea is already smooth and easy to drink. There is some humidity that still shows up in early steeps. Learn more about this tea here. Learn more about White Two Tea’s Tea Club Subscription here. Read More