Friday Roundup

Friday Round Up: September 13th – September 19th

合成樹脂茶筅 – Chasen made of synthetic resin
Did you know that chasens can be made out of resin instead of bamboo? Neither did I until I read this post from +Oca Ocani. Talk about a modern take on a classic!

Eisai: The Monk that Propagated Tea Culture in Japan
I always look forward to +Ricardo Caicedo dropping the knowledge on his very specialized blog, My Japanese Green Tea. This week brings us some great info about a man who played a very important role in tea.

White2Tea’s Clover Patch Oolong [Episode 123]
The boys at +Tea DB did a video this week where they tasted an oolong that is near the top of my “to try” list. It’s hard to get any better than an aromatic Wuyi.

A Glimpse of Afternoon Tea in London- Pt. 2: Sketch
+sara shacket recently took a trip to London and I’ve really enjoyed reading about the tea places that she discovered there. I’ve never heard of Sketch but it sounds like such a fun place. I’d go just for the bathrooms!

Premium Tai Ping Hou Kui Green Tea by Teavivre
Veronica at SororiTea Sisters wrote a great review of one of my favorite types of green tea. Her description of the texture of this tea is spot on.

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Nicole has been writing about her love of the leaf since 2008. Her work has been featured on World Tea News, The Daily Tea, Tea Journey, and other publications. She is the winner of the 2018 World Tea Award for Best Tea Blog.