March 2016: Kirishima Sencha, Steamed Zomba, Deep Baked GABA, Arunachal Abali

Welcome to another month of Curious Tea subscriptions! This month we have a new instalment of exciting teas for you to taste. For March 2016 we have an a delightful Kirishima Sencha green tea from Japan; an exotic Steamed Green Zomba tea from Malawi; a complex and fruity Deep…
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Xue Ya Snow Bud

February 2016: Snow Bud, Mao Jian, King Pu-erh, Nandi Royal

Welcome to another month of Curious Tea subscriptions! This month we have some contrasting teas for you to taste, some of which are very much at different ends of the tea spectrum in terms of processing and flavours. For February 2016 we have an exquisite and light Xue Ya…
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Kirishima Matcha Genmaicha

January 2016 – Kirishima Matcha Genmaicha, Dong Ding, Red Thunder, Zhenyuan Gold

Welcome to another month of Curious Tea subscriptions! This month we have very interesting teas for you to taste and hopefully these will help along with any healthy New Year’s resolutions! For the opening month of 2016 we have a very tasty and fun genmaicha (mixed with matcha) tea…
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Shipping costs update

Happy New Year! We’re looking forward to a year of new tea discoveries and enjoyment and we hope you are too. To make it that much cheaper to get our quality teas to you, we’ve halved the shipping costs of our monthly tea club outside of the UK. And…
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Dian Hong Black Pagoda

Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription Archive 2015

January 2015 We started this year off with Fukujyu, Snow Bud, Assam Doomni, Jun Chiyabari February 2015 Jade Oolong, Lu An Gua Pian, Castleton, Yunnan Golden Tip March 2015 Huoshan Huangya, Lelsa, Doomni, Autumnal Rohini April 2015 Dragon Well, GABA, Pine Needle, Singbulli May 2015 Mao Feng, Arunachal Green,…
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Sun Moon Lake, Yuchi, Taiwan

November 2015 boxes: Wild tea month!

Welcome to a ‘wild’ month for our gourmet tea club subscribers! This month we have some very unusual teas revolving around the same theme: they are all from wild tea plants. We have an unusual and delicate Korean semi-wild green tea – Dong Cheon Daejak; a green tea from…
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Tuo-cha Pu-erh

October 2015 boxes: Yin Zhen, Rohini Green, Smoked Oolong, Tuo-cha

In October 2015 we are featuring the following four very different gourmet teas: A delicate Yin Zhen white tea; the rare Rohini Green tea and complex Smoked Oolong, both from India; and our first dark tea – Tuo-cha, a type of pu-erh. Light: Yin Zhen Silver Needle and Darjeeling…
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Kenyan Purple Varietal Green Tea

September 2015: Purple Varietal, Harendong Green, Black Pearl, Doke Black

In September 2015 we are featuring the following teas for our tea club subscription: a great purple tea from Kenya, two Indonesian teas from Harendong and a very rare Doke Black fusion. Light: Purple Varietal Green Tea and Harendong Green Oolong; Dark: Harendong Black Pearl and Bihar Doke Black…
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Black Mao Jian

August 2015: Monkey Picked Oolong, Bi Luo Chun, Mist Valley, Mao Jian

In August 2015 we are featuring the following teas for our tea subscribers. We have Monkey Picked Oolong, Bi Luo Chun, Mist Valley First Flush and Mao Jian. Light: Monkey Picked Oolong and Bi Luo Chun; Dark: Black Mao Jian and Mist Valley First Flush; Mixed: Monkey Picked Oolong…
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Darjeeling Gopaldhara Red Thunder Oolong

July 2015: Jin Zhu Mao Jian, Jin Shan Shi Yu, Silvertips, Gopaldhara

In July 2015 we are featuring the following varieties for our tea subscription club: two special greens from Anhui in China – Jin Zhu Mao Jian and Jin Shan Shi Yu; there is the outstanding Silvertips from Sri Lanka and a strong dark oolong from Gopaldhara estate in Darjeeling….
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