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Tea Sparrow’s 2018 December Holiday Tea Box | Tea Review & Giveaway (CLOSED)

Tea Sparrow Dec 2018 Spoons

Tea provided for review

Tea Sparrow Dec 2018 Spoons

Admittedly, I am a sucker for monthly tea boxes since they give me an opportunity to try teas I normally may not have! Therefore, when Tea Sparrow offered to send me their December box, I was in!

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The Chinese Tea Shop’s 2006 High Mountain Shou Mei Loose Leaf White Tea | Tea Review

The Chinese Tea Shop High Mountain Shou Mei Spoon

Tea provided for review

The Chinese Tea Shop High Mountain Shou Mei Spoon

Since the last time I had aged white tea, it has been on my mind and I have been craving it. Thankfully, I had some more and this actually dates back to 2006!

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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

The Chinese Tea Shops Spoons

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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Oollo Tea’s Classic Taster Set (Part 1) | Tea Review

Oollo Tea Classic Taster Set Spoons

Oollo Tea Classic Taster Set Spoons

I was feeling nostalgic about Taiwan and Vancouver, Canada, so I decided to hit two birds with one stone and taste Oollo Tea’s Classic Taster Set. I realized the last time that I had Taiwanese teas was back when I was in Taiwan earlier this year!

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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

Treasure Green green black puerh spoons

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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Tea: History, Terroirs, Varieties (2nd Ed.) by The Camellia Sinensis Tea House | Tea Book

Tea 2nd Ed. Book Cover

Tea 2nd Ed. Book Cover

One great thing about tea is that there is so much to learn! Ever since my trip to Asia, I have been itching to know more, so I thought I would start with books. One book that was frequently recommended was Camellia Sinensis Tea House’s “Tea: History, Terroirs, Varieties (2nd)”.

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DAVIDsTEA’s Throwback Sweethearts Set | Tea Review

DAVIDsTea Throwback Sweetheart Spoons

DAVIDsTea Throwback Sweetheart Spoons

Walking into a DAVIDsTEA is what started my tea adventure over 3 years ago, so when I saw that they were celebrating their 10th anniversary, I knew I had to check it out. As a tribute, DAVIDsTEA re-released a handful of fan favs and I picked up a set!

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O5 Rare Tea + Kombucha Bar’s Semi-Wild Flight | Tea Review

O5Tea Semi-Wild Flight Spoons

Tea received at a discount for review

O5Tea Semi-Wild Flight Spoons

I always enjoy tasting a flight of teas and learning more about each unique tea and the differences between them.  So, when I was at O5 Rare Tea + Kombucha Bar in Vancouver, Canada, I knew I had to pick up this set along with the Japanese one from last week!

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