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    Friday Round Up: May 21st – May 27th

    White Tea Puer from Shang Tea +Charissa Gascho reviewed a tea that has been on my wish list for a while. It’s made from a white tea cultivar but processed like a puerh. Favorite Tea Ware: Ricardo Caicedo of My Japanese Green Tea +Georgia SS featured +Ricardo Caicedo in the latest installment of her Favorite Tea Ware series. I absolutely adore the gorgeous natsume that he shared. In Pursuit of Tea Appreciation Varat at The Guide to Puerh Tea waxed a bit philosophical about tea appreciation. It’s important that we be aware of personal biases and other factors that could affect our tea tasting experience. Sweet and Classic: Japanese Green Tea IN and Arahataen Green Tea Farms…

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    Friday Round Up: May 14th – May 20th

    White2Tea & The Post Truth Era of Puerh MattCha’s Blog made some interesting observations about how the puerh landscape has changed over the last couple of years. I’m not sure I agree with the political correlations but there are a lot of good points made. The Efficiency of Machines vs Our Preference of Taste Tyas at The Tea Crane Blog pontificated a bit on how the use of machines has changed the way that Japanese green teas taste. Having had the privilege of trying some lightly oxidized selections, I can say that we share a similar preference. Hello old friend… +Courtney M. Powers wrote about a tea that I remember fondly. We enjoyed it many moons…