Siam Tea Advent 2018

Day 14 – Siam Tea Advent

Hello Tea Friends! Another day, another tea (yay!). Let’s see what tea I have today. Bancha Haru Bancha Haru (“Bancha of Spring”) is an unshaded green tea picked in very early spring (prevernal) coming from the prefecture of Kagoshima in the south of Japan. The early spring character and the careful processing in a way… Continue reading Day 14 – Siam Tea Advent

Matcha Advent 2018

Day 1 – Bird&Blend Matcha Advent

Hello Tea Friends! An inactive year follows an active ending. This year I will be reviewing two tea advents each day leading up til Christmas. I will be starting with Bird & Blend Tea Co (formally Bluebird Tea Co) and their first ever Matcha Advent Calendar. This is the worlds first ever Matcha Advent Calendar… Continue reading Day 1 – Bird&Blend Matcha Advent

Black Tea

Whisky Barrel Wood Smoked Black Tea – Kaneroku Matsumoto Tea Garden

Hello Tea Friends. Happy New Year! My first review of the year is something special and I’ve been looking forward to sampling it for a long time. Yunomi was kind enough to send me a 20g sample of Whisky Barrel Wood Smoked Black Tea from Kaneroku Matsumoto Tea Garden. The Matsumoto family has been farming… Continue reading Whisky Barrel Wood Smoked Black Tea – Kaneroku Matsumoto Tea Garden