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: Wu Long Tea
Tea 201 – Blue Teas – Why Oolongs are Special
What is oolong? Why is it so special?
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
Morning Cup – September 16th 2011
Morning Cup is a new daily segment where I’ll post what I am drinking this morning with a quick image of my beverage and some initial thoughts. These posts are not thorough reviews, and haven’t been put through my standard review process.
Kaiwiki Oolong (Moonrise Tea)
Here is another tea I acquired while at the World Tea Expo this year. This one is a tea grown right here in the USA! This Kaiwiki Oolong from Moonrise Tea in Hawaii is smooth and easy to drink.