black tea

Is Liu Bao Black Tea Tea Adventures

Is Liu Bao Black Tea?

The question of whether Liu Bao is black tea or not is an important one to ask because black tea in the west is not the same as black/dark tea in China.

Yongde Ye Sheng Hong Cha Moychay Tea Adventures

Yongde Ye Sheng Hong Cha Tea Tasting (Moychay)

Moychay’s Yongde Ye Sheng Hong Cha is one of the sweetest teas I have ever drunk. An intense sweetness that tastes like candy and exotic summer fruits.

La petite favorite Terre de Ciel Tea Adventures

La Petite Favorite Tea Tasting (Terre de Ciel)

Terre de Ciel’s ‘La Petite Favorite’ is a hong cha from old trees in the Jingmai area. It has a malty flavour profile and is a good in-between tea.

Jin Guanyin Xiao Zhong Moychay Tea Adventures

Jin Guanyin Xiao Zhong Tea Tasting (Moychay)

Moychay’s Jin Guanyin Xiao Zhong is the perfect everyday hong cha. It offers sweet floral notes, a deep roastedness, and a long-lasting aftertaste.

Kaori Black Mei leaf Tea Adventures

Kaori Black Tea Tasting (Mei Leaf)

Mei Leaf’s Kaori Black from Japan is a refreshing tea that starts out malty and slowly changes into a sweet and fruity tea.

Lapsang Souchong Teasenz tea adventures

Lapsang Souchong Tea Tasting (Teasenz)

Teasenz’ Lapsang Souchong is a complex black tea that combines maltiness with sweet and exotic fruits. This tea really brightened my day.

Lapsang souchong white2tea tea adventures

White2tea Club July 2019: Unsmoked Lapsang Souchong

Tasting unsmoked Lapsang Souchong teas from white2tea’s 2019 July tea club. Traditional, Fruit Bomb and Herby Lapsang Souchongs are definitely not the same.

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.

Fujian Baroque Adagio teas

Spring Break Session #6: Fujian Baroque (Adagio Teas)

Pleasantly surprised by this black tea from Fujian Province. Sweet cherries with some woodsy notes as well.

Yuchi Assamica Tea Tasting (Curious Tea)

Tea tasting of the black tea in Curious Tea’s January subscription box. What did I think about the Yuchi Assamica black tea?