a blog that is authored by Matt but is yours and the tea's as much as it is his
Sunday, July 18, 2021
Read The Room Like A Good Drug Dealer
As the COVID restrictions on gatherings lift and as I start hosting a few tea gatherings of my own, I thought I would share some sage advice...
Friday, July 16, 2021
2021 Essence of Tea Morsels (or Pieces?)
This 2021 Essence of Tea Morsels goes for $168.00 for 200g cake or $0.84/g but it was my free gift included with sample purchase. It’s b...
Sunday, July 11, 2021
2021 Essence of Tea Yiwu Queen of the Forest: Subtle Complexity
I found it super amusing this year when David and Yingxi started off the description of this tea by saying “We don’t make many blends”. I f...
Thursday, July 8, 2021
2020 Essence of Tea Lao Jie Zi Re-Taste
I received a sample of this last year with my order and it seems the post office jumped on my sample! David offered to send me another ...
Monday, July 5, 2021
2021 Essence of Tea Bai Hua Qing Contemplative Power!!!
I have never tried a puerh from the newly trendy Tong Qing He producing area in Yiwu. Like the trendy Tianmenshan from Essence of Tea last ...
Friday, July 2, 2021
2021 The Essence of Tea Youle GaoGan: Structured and Complex
I was so excited about the Essence of Tea’s offering of this 2021 Essence of Tea Youle GaoGan that goes for $248.00 for 200g cake or $1.24...
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
2011 Bing Dao Bing Dao Tea Refining Co.: Comparison of Western Bing Dao
The following unpublished notes are from about a year and a half ago… This 2011 Bing Dao Bing Dao Tea Refining Co goes for $ 252.00for 500...
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