Makinohara Benifuki Oolong curious tea tea adventures

Makinohara Benifuki Oolong Tea Tasting (Curious Tea)

The Makinohara Benifuki oolong is a tea that is unlike any other oolong tea I have drunk before. It’s a green oolong with a vegetal flavour profile in combination with floral notes.

Yakushima Sencha Nio Teas Tea Adventures

Yakushima Sencha Tea Tasting (Nio Teas)

Yakushima sencha is a Japanese green tea that promises to be sweet. It’s a typical Japanese green that tastes like a fresh breeze on a hot Summer’s day.

Hai Lang Hao As You Like The Tea Guru Tea Adventures

Hai Lang Hao As You Like Tea Tasting (The Tea Guru)

The 2010 Hai Lang Hao As You Like is a shou Puerh tea that contains older material. Ageing has softened the sharp edges to make it a perfect every day shou.

Tea Sommelier: A Step-by-step Guide

Tea Sommelier: A Step-by-step Guide Book Review

Tea Sommelier: A Step-by-step Guide is the perfect book if you want to improve your tea sessions. It offers practical guidelines to fully experience tea.

2019 Green Hype white2tea Tea Adventures

2019 Green Hype Tea Tasting (white2tea)

The 2019 Green Hype was featured in white2tea’s tea club for June 2019. It’s a sheng Puerh tea with plenty of aged maocha. Is it the perfect daily sheng?

2016 Gushu Naka puerhsk

GuShu NaKa 2016 Tea Tasting (

A GuShu NaKa from 2016 is a Sheng Puerh tea that combines bitter and sweet. The sweetness goes back and forth between the different steeps.

2017 Qianliang Little Cubes Exquisite Leaves Tea Adventures

2017 Qianliang Little Cubes Tea Tasting (Exquisite Leaves)

Tea session of Exquisite Leaves’ 2017 Qianliang Little Cubes. It’s one of the top quality dark teas (heicha) from Anhua in Hunan Province.

Long Jing West Lake

Long Jing West Lake vs. Long Jing Ming Qian

Horizontal session of two Long Jing teas: Long Jing West Lake and Long Jing Ming Qian. Two samples of the same tea that come from different locations.

The Thing Still Is white2tea tea adventures

The Thing Still Is ______ Tea Tasting (white2tea)

Tasting session of the white2tea club May tea! A Sheng Puer cake that will improve through ageing. The Thing Still Is ______!

Junshan Yin Zhen Mei Leaf tea adventures

Yellow Tea

After buying some Junshan Yin Zhen, I thought it would be interesting to find out what yellow tea is exactly. Read this post to read all about it!

Nuzzle Diver mei leaf tea adventures

Nuzzle Diver Tea Tasting (Mei Leaf)

Mei Leaf’s Nuzzle Diver is a Sheng Puerh is all about a green creaminess. It feels like a green tea with a lot of depth to it.

Tropical treasures green tea

Tropical Treasures Ltd #1

Today’s session was about African teas. I got some samples from Specialty Tea Ltd and drank some Kilimanjaro black and Usambara green tea.

Zhang Ping Shui Xian Floral tea adventures

Zhang Ping Shui Xian Floral Tea Tasting (Curious Tea)

I tasted the Zhang Ping Shui Xian Floral, which is an unusual oolong tea that was pressed into small bricks and I was pleasantly surprised by the combination of floral sweetness and honey.

Qing Xin Gan Zi curious tea tea adventures

Qing Xin Gan Zi Tea Tasting (Curious Tea)

A subtle Taiwanese green tea made from the Qing Xin Gan Zi cultivar. This results in an interesting combination of sweetness, roasted nuts and green flavours.

Silver needle mei leaf tea adventures

Silver Needle Tea Tasting (Mei Leaf)

I opened a 2017 batch of Mei Leaf’s Silver Needle (Bai Hao Yin Zhen) and was rewarded with a subtle sweetness of meadow flowers and dry grass.