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by Leafhopper
Sat Jul 18, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gong fu Brewing: What are your best tips for beginners?
Replies: 45
Views: 5569

Re: Gong fu Brewing: What are your best tips for beginners?

I actually do like and suggest a 0.1 gram scale for beginners, opposite to a lot of suggestions. I rarely use it for myself these days but I think it's an invaluable learning tool, and it's useful to have on hand for a wide variety of other things, if you like cooking or baking, for example. 1ml of ...
by Leafhopper
Sat Jul 18, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: White Tea
Topic: What White Are You Drinking
Replies: 96
Views: 32646

Re: What White Are You Drinking

Hi White Tea drinkers, I took a leap from the pu erh thread and landed here haha. I wonder if anyone know US vendors who sell good shou mei, gon mei, or bai mudan? Thanks Dailytx Have you tried Seven Cups? I tried some shou mei from them few years ago, and it's to date one of my most memorable whit...
by Leafhopper
Fri Jul 17, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Fermented Tea
Topic: What Pu'er Are You Drinking
Replies: 1618
Views: 290090

Re: What Pu'er Are You Drinking

Had some 2017 Nanou Mini Mushroom from Crimson Lotus Tea. It's my second last serving. Great tea for the value. One of my favourite daily drinking evening teas for the last couple of years.
by Leafhopper
Fri Jul 17, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to get into the the tea industry/advice from vendors on how to proceed
Replies: 4
Views: 685

Re: How to get into the the tea industry/advice from vendors on how to proceed

I haven't started a tea business myself simply because of bylaws in my current city, but I used to work in the industry as a retail manager, and I have worked a lot with several profitable tea companies as suppliers, when I was in the cafe world. I've also done some consulting, and I've worked in th...
by Leafhopper
Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: Oolong Tea
Topic: What Oolong Are You Drinking
Replies: 1653
Views: 325504

Re: What Oolong Are You Drinking

I'm drinking and trying to figure out the "1960s" oolong sold by Song. It tastes very aged but I don't have very much experience with very aged teas, so I can't say for sure. Does anyone have experience with it? Don't get me wrong, it's a great tea, but I'm just skeptical about the age claim. I've o...