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The Chinese Tea Shop’s 2006 Six Famous Tea Mountain, Organic Ban Zha Tea Cake & 1990’s Ancient Camphor Wild Tree Loose Leaf Pu-Erh Tea | Tea Review

Tea provided for review

The Chinese Tea Shops Spoons

After trying some aged teas from The Treasure Green Tea Company, I was craving some more. So, I decided to try the raw (sheng) pu-erhs I received while I was in Vancouver! One tea is in cake format and the other is loose.

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The Treasure Green Tea Company’s Emerald Silver, Gu Shu Yunnan Black, and Xiaguan Pu-erh Xiao Tuo Cha | Shop & Tea Review

Tea received at a discount for review

Treasure Green green black puerh spoons

When I visit a new place, I can’t help but scout out tea shops. While in Vancouver, Canada, I had the opportunity to visit Treasure Green Tea Shop. Treasure Green advertises themselves as the “first authentic Chinese tea shop in Vancouver”, opening in 1981.

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Sips by’s 2017 November Box (ft. Yatra Tea Company, Nepali Tea Traders, white2tea, and Lauku Tea) | Tea Review

Tea received at a discount for review

Sips by Nov Spoons

This will be my last Sips by review for the year! That actually makes me sad. I received three boxes and each one was unique and fun! This time there are two blacks, a puerh ball, and a herbal blend in the box!

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Bitterleaf Teas’ 2016 Fall Mao Cha Party Mix Tasting Set | Tea Review

Bitterleaf Tea Mao Cha Spoons

I love learning about teas and how they are affected by the location, season, production, etc. Therefore, when I saw this tasting set from Bitterleaf Tea, I had to try it! The set is comprised of three different mao chas. Mao cha is the raw material used to make pu-erh.

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Sips by’s 2017 October Box (Ft. West China Tea Company, Nepal Tea LLC, The Tea Spot, and Camellia Tea) | Tea Review

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Sips by Oct Spoons

This is my second monthly box from Sips by. I have to say, I really enjoyed my first box because it gave me the opportunity to try some new brands. One thing I still like about the boxes is how the tea is sent in the brand’s own packaging, so you’re able to get a sense of the company. I think that that is a neat touch! Continue reading “Sips by’s 2017 October Box (Ft. West China Tea Company, Nepal Tea LLC, The Tea Spot, and Camellia Tea) | Tea Review”

Bluebird Tea Co.’s Peppermint Cream, Coffee Pu’erh, and Morning Kick | Tea Review

Bluebird Tea Co. Oolong Puerh Mate Tea Spoons

When I originally was looking for tea blends, Bluebird Tea Co. was a brand that came up very frequently. So, when they had a sale, I was on it! Since I live in Canada, the shipping is quite costly, but I’m glad I followed through.

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Bitterleaf Teas’ Ice Queen 2007 Spring Bing Dao Ancient Tree Raw Puer and Grizzly Brown 2006 Meng Hai Tu Si Ripe Puer | Tea Review

Tea received at a discount for review

Bitterleaf Teas Puer Tea Two Spoons

In the past, I’ve reviewed teas from Bitterleaf Teas before. However, I never really spoke about the company. I came across Bitterleaf Teas a year ago because I saw a picture of their pretty packaging (I’m a sucker for packaging).

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Toronto Tea Festival’s White Moon Pu’er Tea | Event Recap & Tea Review

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Last weekend was the 5th annual Toronto Tea Festival. I was very eager to go because of the speakers and of course tea! I attended both days and I was especially excited for Sunday because of the”Tasting with Tea Sommeliers & Tea Leaders” event.

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