Tie Guan Yin Oolong Spring Tea Is Here!
June 07, 2020
Over the course of our chat, catching up on spring harvest, competition, and other tea related topics, we realized that this artisan of Traditional Tie Guan Yin Oolong is the single most patient and painstaking tea maker we know. The amount of time and serious labor he puts into making a very minimal amount of tea is just so far off the charts of any other type of tea production we've seen. Oh, and he won first place prize a year and half ago, amidst top 2% and top 10% prizes that he is awarded consistently in the Muzha Farmers' Association Traditional Tie Guan Yin Oolong Tea competition.
How To Make Gourmet Iced Tea: Quick And Easy
September 01, 2018
The best loose-leaf iced tea in 3 easy steps
- Brew your tea at a ratio of 1:40, loose-leaf tea : water. Boiling temp. water. Brew 7 minutes.
- Pour the brewed tea into a a cocktail shaker full of ice and shake
- Pour the well shaken iced tea into glasses half-full of ice cubes
Comparing Seasonal Batches Of Loose Leaf Oolong Tea
July 11, 2018
The inspiration for this post began when we first tasted our spring batches of tea this year. Especially for the three teas that we'll take a look at here, we immediately thought upon tasting each of them, they are noticeably different from last winter's batch. So first, let's list the main points to observe in comparing seasonal batches from the same source of tea.
Taiwan Tea Competitions: A Comprehensive Overview
February 17, 2015 2 Comments
Here are some answers to questions about tea competitions in Taiwan. These regional competitions set a precedent of quality and value for all of the tea growing regions in Taiwan. The number of competitions alone is an impressive represenation of the specialty tea industry in Taiwan.