Silver Moonlight White from Whispering Pines

  8g. 150ml gaiwan. 195 degrees. Relatively quick steeps.   Some years ago, I ordered a dozen or so samples of various white teas. I wanted to understand what “white tea” meant. A very surface level definition is easy to find. “White tea and green tea have zero oxidation.” “White tea is the least processed…

Laoshan Black from Verdant Tea

Laoshan Black: Laoshan Village, Shandong China. Source:¬†Verdant Tea. Laoshan black has been one of those teas that I don’t immediately grab when having tea, because it’s the kind of tea I want to save for a special occasion. This isn’t because it is super expensive or rare. It’s because it drinks like something that should…