Darjeeling tagged posts

Darjeeling refers to a hilly district in West Bengal state in northeast India, bordering Bhutan and Nepal. Teas grown here tend to use a small-leaved Chinese variety. Combined with high altitudes, the resulting drink is lighter than most black teas.

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February 2019 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to the February 2019 edition of the Curious Tea subscription! Let’s look at the four exciting new teas we’re sharing with our subscribers this month. The first light tea this month is a floral, lightly oxidised Four Seasons Oolong from Doi Mae Salong in northern Thailand that has a…
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Makinohara Kukicha

December 2018 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Merry Christmas to all our friends and subscribers! It’s been another fantastic year here at Curious Tea. We have featured some fantastic teas this year but we have saved a couple of particularly special ones until Christmas! So welcome to the December 2018 edition of the Curious Tea subscription and…
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India Darjeeling Gopaldhara Maharani First Flush Black Tea

October 2018 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to the October 2018 edition of the Curious Tea subscription! Let’s look at the four exciting new teas we’re sharing with our subscribers this month. The first light tea this month is a complex woody and vegetal Five Penny green tea from Vietnam that is plucked by local hill…
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India Darjeeling Gopaldhara Sencha Green Tea

September 2018 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to the September 2018 edition of the Curious Tea subscription! Let’s look at the four exciting new teas we’re sharing with our subscribers this month. The first light tea this month is Darjeeling Sencha from Gopaldhara Tea Estate, an unusual vegetal and smoky green tea made from Japanese tea…
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Darjeeling Poobong First Flush 2018 Black Tea

August 2018 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to the August 2018 edition of the Curious Tea subscription! Let’s look at the four exciting new teas we’re sharing with our subscribers this month. The first light tea this month is Meng Ding Mao Feng from Ming Shan in Sichuan Province, a refreshing and bright green tea that…
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Dong Cheon Tea Field, Jirisan, Hwagae Valley, Hadong County, South Korea

September 2017 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to our September 2017 edition of our tea subscription! As ever we have four new and exciting teas to share with our subscribers this month. The first light tea for September is Dong Cheon Daejak Nokcha, a wonderfully unique and unusual green tea from South Korea with a captivating…
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Taiwan Nantou Organic Mi Xian Honey GABA Oolong

July 2017 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to July 2017 Curious Tea subscriptions! As always we have some new and exciting teas to share with our subscribers this month. The first tea is a one-off Mi Xian ‘Honey’ GABA Oolong, an unusual find from Taiwan that acquired a lovely honey character from unique weather patterns in…
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Tai Ping Hou Kui Peaceful Monkey King Hunag Shan Anhui China Green Tea

December 2016: Tai Ping Hou Kui, Red Buffalo Oolong, Jasmine Silver Needle, Darjeeling Orange Valley

Here is another month of Curious Tea subscriptions! This December we have an excellent selection of fantastic teas for you to try. We have selected the following four teas this month: a modern Chinese green tea classic, the Tai Ping Hou Kui, known as Peaceful Monkey King; a wonderfully complex…
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China Xue Long Snow Dragon Green Tea

August 2016: Snow Dragon, Raw Pu-erh Pearls, Golden Snail, Darjeeling Phoobsering

It’s time for another month of Curious Tea subscriptions! We have an intriguing selection for August for you to try. We have selected the following four teas for you this month: a Chinese tea straddling the divide between white and green, Xue Long Snow Dragon; some rather large Raw Pu-erh…
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