What White Are You Drinking

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Thundercleese
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Wed Oct 04, 2023 7:11 pm

DigitalSparks wrote:
Tue Sep 05, 2023 4:50 pm
Yunnan Sourcing - Wild Tree Purple Moonlight

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Incredible pictures. That's one of the teas from them that I've really loved, there's so much depth. Love the pot as well, where did you get it?
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Baiyun
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Thu Oct 05, 2023 7:23 pm

Some tea given to me by a non-tea drinker it was gifted to, a medium aged lower grade white affair.
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After very slowly chipping away at the cake over time, I finally decided to throw it out because it feels off in the stomach.

I never enjoy throwing tea away, but I have come to suspect that the wrapper some tea comes in cost more than what is inside.

Perceived quality seems inversely correlated to the size of gold lettering.

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DigitalSparks
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Thu Oct 05, 2023 9:33 pm

Thundercleese wrote:
Wed Oct 04, 2023 7:11 pm
DigitalSparks wrote:
Tue Sep 05, 2023 4:50 pm
Yunnan Sourcing - Wild Tree Purple Moonlight

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Incredible pictures. That's one of the teas from them that I've really loved, there's so much depth. Love the pot as well, where did you get it?
Thank you for your kind words, I picked this teapot up from Artistic Nippon, it's a 265ml Fugetsu, and it was very reasonably priced for such a well-made teapot, I use it primarily for my Oolongs but it also works well for the white / purple teas as well. I have come to really appreciate this offering over at YS, I feel it is one of their Gems, most people I that I know that has tried it all have nice things to say about it.
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LeoFox
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Sun Oct 15, 2023 12:33 pm

Vietnamese bud heavy white tea from a friend- very good stuff

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debunix
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Fri Nov 10, 2023 12:19 am

Enjoyed a final session with white tea from Jirisan, Korea, by Oh Yeong Soon via Morning Crane's Tea Buy Korea 2021. It's been sitting in the cabinet for a long time, and retained delicate floral and fruity notes, really wonderful, and lasting through 4 or 5 infusions. So nice.
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the_dalu
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Tue Jan 09, 2024 11:14 am

In the morning St. Clair's Excelsior White tea with an infuser and a mug. [1]

Paper and Tea's PU ER BAI YA - N°103 in the evening with a Gaiwan.
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[1] - https://www.stclairstea.com/excelsior-collection.php
[2] - https://www.paperandtea.nl/products/pu-er-bai-ya-n-103
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