TeaGuide: Reviews and Ramblings

November 17, 2012

Tea and Conversation

Filed under: food,friends,men drinking tea — by teaguide @ 9:20 pm
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Is conversation really becoming a lost art, as some folks claim? Are we as a culture no longer able to discuss diverse topics rationally, intelligently, and charmingly? After the recent screeching election cycle one might reasonably wonder …
Read the entire post at English Tea Store blog.

November 14, 2012

Tea Review: English Tea Store’s Spring Pouchong

Filed under: food,green tea,oolong tea,tea,tea review — by teaguide @ 10:35 am
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This is the second of the two Taiwan oolongs I recently sampled via English Tea Store. The first tea, Formosa Oolong Estate, which I reviewed on October 16, was a darker, more roasted type of oolong. Spring Pouchong is from the other end of the spectrum; namely, a greenish, flowery oolong. And while I enjoyed the Formosa Oolong, this tea much more closely suits my taste.

Read the entire review at English Tea Store blog.

November 9, 2012

Profiles in Tea: Thomas Kasper

Filed under: exotic tea,food,history,men drinking tea,oolong tea,tea — by teaguide @ 12:48 pm
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This is the story of how a German translator and former beer drinker came to know and love tea … and became the owner of Siam Tee, specializing in the teas of northern Thailand. I’ve sampled several of these teas, and was so impressed that I had to learn more.

Read the entire post at English Tea Store blog.

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