Steven Smith Teamaker takes on a bespoke small batch blending project and hits a blend of Oolong and spices for a unique palate experience.
Category: Oolong Tea
Tea 201 – Blue Teas – Why Oolongs are Special
What is oolong? Why is it so special?
Chinese Tea Mythology: The Big Red Robe
Da Hong Pao is a well known oolong tea from Wuyi Mountains of the Fujian province of China.
Morning Tea #25 – Oolong Tea
Today’s cup is a generic Oolong Tea from YamaMotoYama.
Morning Tea #24 – Da Hong Pao
Today’s cup is a Da Hong Pao Oolong Tea from PeLi Teas.
Chinese Tea Mythology: Tie Kuan Yin – Iron Goddess of Mercy (Part 2)
According to some legends, if you find good Ti Kuan Yin then you will gain the power to spit fire!
Chinese Tea Mythology: Tie Kuan Yin – Iron Goddess of Mercy
I had never heard of the tea called Iron Goddess of Mercy (or Guanyin/Kuanyin) until I was doing research on Chinese Tea Mythology. Just like Monkey Picked, there is a magical story tied to this tea.
Morning Cup #18 – Wuyi Rou Gui
This morning I’ve got a tea from PeLi Teas in my cup called Wuyi Rou Gui.
Morning Cup #8 – September 26th 2011
Morning Cup is a new daily segment where I post what I am drinking with a quick image of my beverage and some initial thoughts. This is Morning Cup #8