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    What-Cha Nepal 1st Flush 2014 Spring Buds White Tea

    Country of Origin: Nepal Leaf Appearance: varied greens, buds scattered throughout Ingredients: white tea Steep time: 3 minutes Water Temperature: 175 degrees Preparation Method: glass teapot Liquor: pale gold Nepal is quickly becoming one of my favorite growing regions. In the last year I’ve had a number of really high quality teas from there that would stand out even against some of China’s best. This tea completes a trifecta of white teas produced by Greenland Organic Farm. Their 2nd flush silver needle and 1st flush white tea were both very enjoyable. The leaves of the spring buds white tea were somewhere in between the other two, not quite as whole as the silver needle but…

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    Single Origin Teas Jun Chiyabari Second Flush Nepal

    Country of Origin: NepalLeaf Appearance: small and dark, somewhat curly with some golden and white tipsIngredients: black teaSteep time: 30 secondsWater Temperature: 212 degreesPreparation Method: clay gongfu sized teapotLiquor: amber I still get pretty excited about samples of Nepalese teas because I don’t get them very often. Single Origin Teas is a new to me company whose premise is to source high-quality teas from specific locations at a reasonable price. This particular tea comes from Jun Chiyabari. It is a fairly young tea estate, planted in the early 2000s, and is smaller than most of the plantations see in India or Sri Lanka. Although this is technically a 2nd flush black tea, it was…