Tea Tasting

2019 Berlin Flows Gushu Xiantea Tea Adventures

2019 Berlin Flows Ailao Gushu Tea Tasting (Xian Tea)

The 2019 Berlin Flows Ailao Gushu from Xian Tea is really sweet with dominant notes of red summer fruits. This went on long into the aftertaste.

2020 Jin Jun Mei Characteas Tea Adventures

2020 Jin Jun Mei Tea Tasting (Characteas)

The 2020 Jin Jun Mei from Characteas finds a nice balance between price and quality. Sweet lychee with a dark sugar undertone and citrus towards the end.

2008 Simplified Word Sheng ft ANMO Tea Adventures

2008 Simplified Word Sheng Tea Tasting (ANMO)

The 2008 Simplified Word sheng is really fruity with pleasant notes of incense at the start. This slowly evolves into dark berries towards the end.

2018 Rong Pu Ripe Chen Sheng Hao Tea Adventures

2018 Rong Pu Ripe Tea Tasting (Chen Sheng Hao)

The 2018 Rong Pu Ripe from Chen Sheng Hao is a perfect shou puerh for beginners. It has basic but really enjoyable flavours throughout the session.

Sencha Saemidori Kagoshima ANMO Tea Adventures

Sencha Saemidori Kagoshima Tea Tasting (ANMO)

The Sencha Saemidori Kagoshima from ANMO is a truly delicious Japanese green tea. It starts with umami flavours and changes into a sweet fruitiness.

2014 Wang Bing Zi Juan Purple Vin satori Tea Adventures

2014 Wang Bing Zi Juan Purple Tea Tasting (Vin-Satori)

The 2014 Wang Bing Zi Juan Purple sheng puerh from Vin-Satori was really fruity in the early infusions with an impressive aftertaste.

Premium Lapsang Souchong Hey China Tea Adventures

Premium Lapsang Souchong Tea Tasting (Hey China)

The Premium Lapsang Souchong from Hey China is a delicate but fruity tea. It offers an explosion of fruits and a dark sweetness beneath the surface.

2005 4 Gold Coins Liu Bao Lao Tea Shop Tea Adventures

2005 4 Gold Coins Liu Bao Tea Tasting (Lao Tea Shop)

The 2005 4 Gold Coins from Lao Tea Shop is another fantastic Liu Bao. It’s full of camphor and a lubricating creaminess that just keeps going.

Organic Sencha Kirishima Yabukita Tee Kontor Kiel Tea Adventures

Organic Sencha Kirishima Yabukita Tea Tasting (Tee Kontor Kiel)

The Organic Sencha Kirishima Yabukita from Tee Kontor Kiel is a gentle Japanese sencha. It has a fruity flavour profile with a sweet twist and some umami.

Premium Wuyi Big red robe Hey China Tea Adventures

Premium Wuyi Big Red Robe Tea Tasting (Hey China)

The Premium Wuyi Big Red Robe from Hey China is a mellow, floral and sweet tea. Towards the end, it had pleasant energy and a warming body sensation.

2011 4 Gold Coins Lao Tea Shop Tea Adventures

2011 4 Gold Coins Liu Bao Tea Tasting (Lao Tea Shop)

The 2011 4 Gold Coins Liu Bao from Lao Tea Shop is another great tea. It has everything I look for in a good Liu Bao: cream and camphor.

2017 Hou Qinqiang Fu Zhuan Tea Joint Tea Adventures

2017 Hou Qinqiang Fu Zhuan Tea Tasting (Tea Joint)

The 2017 Hou Qinqiang Fu Zhuan from Tea Joint is a sweet and spicy tea with a calming effect. It’s perfect to drink when it’s snowing outside.

2013 Ban Zhang Old Arbor Yee on Tea Tea Adventures

2013 Ban Zhang Old Arbor Tea Tasting (Yee On Tea)

The 2013 Ban Zhang Old Arbor from Yee On Tea is a tea with an intense smokiness. The early infusions were dominated by this, while the later ones were fruitier.

2011 LTC Yong De Da Ye Vin Satori Tea Adventures

2011 LTC Yong De Da Ye Tea Tasting (Vin-Satori)

The 2011 LTC Yong De Da Ye from Vin-Satori is a tea that goes the distance. It’s like taking a walk through a dense forest in late autumn.

Xihu Longjing Hey China Tea Tea Adventures

Xihu Longjing Tea Tasting (Hey China)

The Xihu Longjing from Hey China Tea is a fresh and green tea that was not as sweet and nutty as other Longjing. It felt like spring on the tip of my tongue.