2017 Black Friday Sales

Nepal First Flush Silver Oolong from What-Cha

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy: What-Cha Tea Description: Sourced direct from Greenland Organic Farm, who are very much at the forefront of a burgeoning Nepali tea industry dedicated to producing high quality artisanal teas. Greenland Organic Farm are completely pesticide and chemical free farm dedicated to producing tea in an ethical and fair manner.  Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: When I placed my last What-Cha order, Alistair thoughtfully hand picked out this as an extra sample for me to try. It’s definitely a very interesting looking oolong, visually it reminds me of another very lightly oxidized Read More

2017 Black Friday Sales

Thailand Sticky Rice ‘Khao Hom’ Oolong from What-Cha

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy: What-Cha Tea Description: Has a creamy texture and sticky rice aroma, imparted unto the tea during processing by heating the sticky rice plant’s leaves along with the tea leaves. Sticky rice scented tea is a specialty of northern Thailand, although traditionally green tea is used, Jin Xuan Oolong produces just as good if not better results. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I’ve been wanting to try a sticky rice scented tea for a while now; and when I made my most recent What-Cha order I noticed this one offered on their Read More

2017 Black Friday Sales

Australia Houjicha Green from What-Cha

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Green Where to Buy: What-Cha Tea Description: Two Rivers Green Tea started producing tea in 2001 with the aid and encouragement of Japanese tea experts who were seeking to encourage Japanese style tea production for the domestic Japanese market. The Two Rivers farm was selected as it has the same latitude of southern Japanese tea farms, idea temperatures, rainfall and great quality topsoil. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Recently I placed a What-Cha order for myself, and one of the things I was looking for was a Houjicha to stock up since it’s one of Read More

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Ceylon Idulgashinna Hand Twisted Blue Nettle Oolong from What-Cha

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  What-Cha Tea Description: A delightful tea crafted by workers meticulously hand twisting and tying tea leaves together to form a ‘blue nettle’. The leaves within the ‘blue nettle’ show varying levels of oxidisation and as a result the tea exhibits characteristics typical to white, oolong and black teas! Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: This is a very cool tea; and while I don’t know for sure that’s it’s unique to What-Cha I’ve personally never seen another oolong rolled like this. When I opened up my sealed package I was quite Read More

2017 Black Friday Sales

Korea Yejeon Woojeon Sparrow’s Tongue ‘Jakseol’ Green Tea from What-Cha

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Green Where to Buy: What-Cha Tea Description: A Smooth and refined tea with a mouth coating corn taste accompanied by straw notes. Produced from the first and most prestigious ‘woojeon’ picking of the year, which is why the tea commands such a high price. Yejeon produce all their teas by hand from semi wild teas from high mountain bushes in Hwagae Valley, Jerisan. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I may need to catch my breath while saying all these tea names! Phew! This is the final Korean Green that I will be sampling today. Read More