oolong tagged posts

Oolong refers to any tea that is sun withered and partially oxidised – it sits on a scale between green and black tea. It is Chinese for ‘black dragon’ and the finest types use unique cultivars to produce their varieties.

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May 2018 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to May 2018 edition of Curious Tea’s subscriptions! Let’s look at the four exciting new teas we’re sharing with our subscribers this month. This month we feature two teas that come from the same source in northern Thailand – green and black versions of the same tea. The first…
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Blog - Japan - Tsukigase Yamatomidori Wakocha

April 2018 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to April 2018’s edition of Curious Tea’s subscriptions! Let’s look at the four exciting new teas we’re sharing with our subscribers this month. The first light tea this April is Ashikita Zairai Kamairicha, a heritage green tea from Japan that is crafted from a native cultivar and pan-fried, resulting…
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Blog - Kirishima Sencha Kukicha Kagoshima Japan Green Tea

November 2017 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to the November 2017 edition of tea subscription! As usual we have four exciting new teas to share with our subscribers this month. The first light tea this November is Ruan Zhi Oolong, a light and floral oolong from Santikhiri in Northern Thailand. The second light tea is Sencha…
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Laos Bolaven Plateau Bolaven Nang Bua Saa Dam Black Tea Leaf

October 2017 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to the October 2017 edition of tea subscription! As usual we have four interesting new teas to share with our subscribers this month. The first light tea this October is Jade Oolong from central Taiwan, which has a wonderful balance of buttery and floral flavours. The second light tea…
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China Yunnan Junggu Dian Hong Yunnan Red Camellia Taliensis Da Li Cha

August 2017 – Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea Subscription | Curious Tea

Welcome to Curious Tea’s August 2017 subscriptions! As ever we have four new and exciting teas to share with our subscribers this month. The first light tea for August is Meishan Green Heart Oolong, a wonderfully floral and bright high mountain tea from Taiwan. The second light tea is Song…
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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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