Posts tagged with ‘phoenix oolong’

  • Sep242022
    Infusing Honey Orchid

    Does your Honey Orchid Supreme taste too bitter?

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    What makes the taste of a tea? The taste of a tea is the combination of its many tones, accents…

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  • Feb182022
    if you haven’t tried a real Fenghuang dancong, you really do not know what is good tea

    Phoenix Dancong — the oolong that made me fall in love with tea

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    In 1998 when I was still a design consultant and tea was only a hobby, I had the opportunity to…

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  • Dec102021
    Flowers of Sweet Osmanthus

    Scenting of Phoenix Sweet Osmanthus

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    What is Osmanthus? Osmanthus is a tree that yields tiny, and very fragrant flowers. The fragrance is not as pungent…

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  • Jul232019
    Cattle resting on grass

    Black Dragon from the Flats of Stone Bullocks

    The Wulong from Shiguping, however, is produced from a cultivar entirely different. It is a wulong plant. Examples of other wulong plants include Aijiao ( that produces our Cream Stout ), Sijichun ( that for Eternal Spring ), Qingxin ( that for our Cold Peak ), etc etc. It is not an overstatement to say this is one of the best Wulongs. 

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  • Mar262019
    Duck Poo Tea?

    Seriously is there a Duck Poo Tea?

    Fragrance of Duck Poo? You may have heard of the name and thought it was a joke or some kind…

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  • Dec052018
    Song in a Teacup

    Song in a Teacup

    Finally after all those resting, re-baking and resting again, the Song Cultivar harvested in Spring this year is ready to…

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  • Mar242018
    Phoenix oolong in gongfu tea style

    Phoenix doesn’t have to be gongfu style

    Fenghuang Dancongs and other Phoenix oolongs are my own favourites. I drink a lot of them. Contrary to most people’s…

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  • Sep192016
    Song Tea inscription in Wudong, Fenghuang Shan

    Return of Song Cultivar

    Bad news 2016 has been a bad year for Song Cultivar. The making of this premium quality Fenghuang dancong requires…

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  • Sep092016
    Kids with lanterns

    Tea for Mooncake?

    Mid Autumn Festival As the shape of the moon grows fuller towards what the lunar calendar marks as Mid-Autumn, Mooncake Festival…

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  • Jan082015

    Danhu Old Bush Song & other Beautiful Phoenixes

    Wolf hair brush on fine silk scroll Zhaoji ( Huizong, Emperor of Song between 1101~1125 A.D. ) was not a…

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