Friday, October 2, 2015

Friday Round Up: September 27th - October 3rd

Sunday Tea Hoots 7 - Matcha Ranting
I love a good rant, especially when it's about tea. +Charissa Gascho was right on the mark with this post, especially when it comes to transparency.

Scouring the Web for the Best Tea Reviews
Two Dog Tea Blog gives us some food for thought about how to select the tea reviewers that you use to guide your purchases. I think the most important take away is "Don't follow the crowd".

A Visit to David's Tea
Angela at Tea with Friends shared a bit about her very first experience visiting a David's Tea store. I must confess to being a sucker for Pumpkin Chai too.

Cha Doraku Yamabijin
+Ricardo Caicedo wrote a great review this week of a Japanese black tea from Cha Doraku. I first learned about this company when he interviewed the owner on his podcast and now I'm a big fan of their teas.

Matcha Review: Gracious of the Court (2011) by Kaburagien
Did you know that tencha is sometimes aged before being made into matcha? I really enjoyed reading +Oca Ocani's informative and thorough review of this tea.