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by FloatingLeaves
Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Fermented Tea
Topic: A Serious Question About Bad Tea Feeling
Replies: 34
Views: 7600

Re: A Serious Question About Bad Tea Feeling

I've had similar symptoms from drinking low quality plantation tea from Yunnan. I drink young sheng puer pretty often, but only from trusted vendors who look for old tree material. For some reason, I've noticed that young bush teas from Yunnan often have a very powerful but uncomfortable feeling for...
by FloatingLeaves
Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Tea/Teaware Vendors
Topic: Floating Leaves Tea
Replies: 2
Views: 1474

Re: Floating Leaves Tea

Thanks! I love both of those teas. I love to drink the charcoal dong ding, myself. I'm glad you like the instagram tea tastings. That was my idea ;) It's great to drink tea with Shiuwen, and I'm hoping to bring that experience to more people. Here's a link to the first teaser we released for the doc...
by FloatingLeaves
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: Kettles & Heating Elements
Topic: Clay Kettles
Replies: 64
Views: 15884

Re: Clay Kettles

Victoria wrote:
Wed Nov 08, 2017 11:39 pm
It may need the rice congee method to seal it up, will see if it sweats too much.
I just bought my first clay kettle. It is earthenware, made by a local potter here in Seattle. Wondering about this congee method. What do you mean by sweating here?
by FloatingLeaves
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: Tea/Teaware Vendors
Topic: Floating Leaves Tea
Replies: 2
Views: 1474

Floating Leaves Tea

Our focus is traditional Taiwanese oolong. Our online shop is www.floatingleaves.com The owner is Shiuwen, a passionate Taiwanese woman who returns home once or twice a year to study and seek better teas. My name is Noah, and I have been apprenticing with Shiuwen for a few years now. I love what we ...
by FloatingLeaves
Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: Announcements & Guides
Topic: Introduce Yourself
Replies: 740
Views: 119585

Re: Introduce Yourself

Hello all My name is Noah and I have apprenticed at Floating Leaves long enough to be a part of Floating Leaves How long have you been drinking tea? Seriously, about 10 years. There was an Alishan that blew my teenage mind. What kind of tea do you drink? Oolong all the time, puer usually once a day ...