This is the final stop of our Ruby 18 journey. Over the last two weeks, we tasted the “mother” and “father” of the Ruby 18 and what an adventure it has been. Now it is time to taste the Ruby 18!Continue reading “Mountain Stream Teas’ Sun Moon Ruby 18 Black [Part 3] | Tea Review”
Last week, I embarked on my Ruby 18 tea adventure. I started with tasting a Burmese Assamica cultivar (the mother/flower used to develop Ruby 18) and now I will be tasting the native Camellia Formosensis (the father/pollen)!Continue reading “Mountain Stream Teas’ Sun Moon Wild Cultivar Black [Part 2] | Tea Review”
Last year, I attended a talk about Taiwanese teas and learned about how Ruby 18 was developed. Therefore, when I saw Mountain Stream Teas offering a tasting set with the cultivars used to bred Ruby 18, I had to taste them all!Continue reading “Mountain Stream Teas’ Sun Moon #8 Assamica Black [Part 1] | Tea Review”
I was craving a Taiwanese milk oolong this week and found this in my tea collection! A sweet tea sounded delightful.Continue reading “Mountain Stream Teas’ Alishan GABA Oolong | Tea Review”
Over the years I’ve heard about Jhentea’s Taiwanese oolongs, so when I saw they had partnered with Tea Rebellion, I quickly purchased some!Continue reading “Tea Rebellion’s Forever Spring | Tea Review”
As I was looking through my old photos, I realized I never posted about my time in Taiwan. So, I thought since it was the end of the year, it would be nice to go down memory lane.Continue reading “My Favourite Places in Taiwan | Tea Travel”
Trying new tea is such a fun experience, so when I saw this black tea placed inside a pomelo peel, I wanted to see how it tasted!Continue reading “Mountain Stream Teas’ Honey Black Pomelo Tea Ball | Tea Review”
Over the last few months, the tea community has seen an explosion of online content in the form of courses, events, and everything in between! When I found out the annual Camellia Sinensis Summer Tea School program was repackaged into a virtual online event, I quickly purchased the accompanying teas!
In my quest to learn more about tea, I was drawn to this sample pack since it contained four teas from the same farm, but picked and processed during different seasons!