A Tea Addict’s Journal - MarshalN


„You can’t know what is good without knowing what is bad, just like you can’t be aware of the range of possible tastes among shuixian if all you’ve had are light roasted ones. Sampling is about broadening horizons, and it is a low risk way to stretch into areas that you might not be familiar with.“

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Source Web: MarshalN. A Tea Addict’s Journal: Blogging seriously about tea[online]. Available on WWW: <http://www.marshaln.com/>. [q890] [s95]


Teas - Oolong

2013 Čang-pching Šuej-sien „Black perl“

2013 Čang-pching Šuej-sien „Black perl“
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Velice zajímavý a kvalitní lisovaný čaj z málo známé oblasti Čang-pching. Tento oolong...

2012 Autumn Fujian Anxi Benshan 100g

2012 Autumn Fujian Anxi Benshan 100g
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One of famous oolong teas from Anxi is Benshan. This is a light roasted with low...

2014 Zheng Yan Tieluohan Oolong Tea

2014 Zheng Yan Tieluohan Oolong Tea
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This Zheng Yan tea from Cindy Chen was baked 4 times over charcoal to achieve a medium...

2012 Spring Slight Charcoal Roasted

2012 Spring Slight Charcoal Roasted Zhangping Shui Xian Mini Cakes
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"Shui Xian" (also spelled Shui Hsien) - narcissus or water sprite This great...


Quotes - Oolong


„Then there is the more nuanced problem of what to do with the samples. It’s quite easy to say that sampling widely will give you experience in tea drinking. In practice, however, that’s not so simple. Of course, trying all kinds of teas will most certainly give you experience. However, it is experience on a relatively shallow level. Certain kinds of teas, such as really bad or really good teas, will probably manifest themselves quite readily. Others, however, are not so obvious. It is actually easier to try teas if you, say, cup them, but then it becomes work and the process is not very enjoyable. This is, ultimately, a hobby, and not a job (for me anyway) so taking the fun away like that is basically missing the point.“

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Source Web: MarshalN. A Tea Addict’s Journal: Blogging seriously about tea[online]. Available on WWW: <http://www.marshaln.com/>. [q892] [s95]




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2013 Yunnan Simao Huoqing Green Tea

2013 Yunnan Simao Huoqing Green Tea
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Spring comes to Yunnan earlier this year. And also spring teas from regular spring harvest are picked a...

2013 Chawangpu Xiao Jin Bing Red Tea 100g

2013 Chawangpu Xiao Jin Bing Red Tea 100g
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This small red tea cake is made from 2012 spring harvest Simao high mountain material. Carefully pressing...

2013 Yunnan Sourcing "Year of the Snake Red

2013 Yunnan Sourcing "Year of the Snake Red Label" Ripe Pu-erh tea cake
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A premium ripe tea composed entirely from 6 and 4 years aged ripe tea from Lincang. Light to medium...

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