Tea Adventures

Follow me as I delve deeper into the world of loose leaf tea, I'm not an expert, but I try to document my journey as much as possible with this blog. I mostly focus on unblended types of Chinese tea.

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2006 Xi Zi Hao Ban Po Lao Zhai Puerh.uk Tea Adventures

2006 Xi Zi Hao Ban Po Lao Zhai Tea Tasting (Puerh.uk)

The 2006 Xi Zi Hao Ban Po Lao Zhai from Puerh.uk is a tea with an impressive energy and flavors that remind me of sweet and exotic summer fruits.

Jianshui vs Yixing Teapots Tea Adventures

Yixing vs. Jianshui Teapots

Jianshui Teapots and Yixing teapots are both made from clay? but there are some difference between these two types of clay.

What is a tuo cha Tea Adventures

What is a Tuo Cha?

A tuo cha is a traditional shape of compressed puerh tea. It’s a dome shape that looks like a bird’s nest and a bowl.

2021 Fo Shou Xin An Chu Tea Adventures

2021 Fo Shou Tea Tasting (Xin An Chu)

The 2021 Fo Shou from Xin An Chu is an unusual yancha that offers a combination of pear and toasted notes.

Why are Yixing Teapots so Small Tea Adventures

Why are Yixing Teapots so Small?

There are several reasons why Yixing teapots are smaller than western teapots. They are one of the basic tools of the Chinese Tea ceremony for good reason.

How to Clean an Yixing Teapot Tea Adventures

How to Clean Yixing Teapots

Cleaning an Yixing teapot can be difficult if you don’t know what you’re doing. This article offers a full guide on how to clean your clay teapot.