Tag: chinesetea

  • Subjective vs Objective

    it’s likely that tea tasting in the light of day may lead to a clearer, scientific and objective review…this does not always however, allow for the mood and mystery of time and place…(but certainly makes it easier to photograph…!) often for me the times post 10pm allow the calm, quiet and stillness of myself, and […]

  • new to the tasting table..

    some late night Silver Needles tea tasting has led to a wee dust off of the weblog… i will try to retrospectively add some posts and do my best to keep a little more on top of posts here for all those not keen on Fbookery… and so- fresh teas to the tasting table, bagged […]

  • more on the market shed

    here cool, huh….!

  • at the market shed

    a few shots of the action The Tea Catcher style at the Market Shed at Holland St, City…thanks again to all the fine punters and stallholders and we look forward to seeing you all in the New Year….oh last minute#presents still available if needed….! ( am happy to courier ) http://theteacatcher.com.au/?page_id=16

  • NEW teaware just landed….!

    Samples no more, all of these tea accessories on the shelf in multiple numbers…(and a little more is still to come…) though some 3 pieces, some 20, get in fast if keen….a perfect #gift..orders over $50 will get to you, if local enough, before the 25th…! some great teas to be posted ASAP too to […]

  • a sneeky quick one before sundown…and surprise..!

    a sneeky quick one before sundown…and surprise..! October 2, 2013 i can’t purport to be an expert on Chinese black/red teas but the quick tasting cup of 2013 Simao Gao Shan Hong Cha from Yunnan was fab…rich, smooth/unctuous with no bitterness or astringency and a lip smacking fruity follow through…cool… black teas in stock NOW for […]

  • chinese tea binge weekend wrap up….

    chinese tea binge weekend wrap up…. October 2, 2013 well this mostly finished saturday night but then the computer crashed out and busy yesterday so….here’s what happened tea wise with up to 10 more pots drawn from the following two teas….   for more information on teas, preparation, prices etc contact stu- theteacatcher@gmail.com or head to […]

  • steeled for the sheng

    steeled for the sheng October 2, 2013   i havn’t drunk too much raw puerh apart from handfull sizes birds nests the china town used to stock….   i reckon my brewing methods were more than a little off…back on track i had a crack last night and today (only daytime photos)…   some to learn […]

  • nearly lastly lapsang…

    nearly lastly lapsang… October 6, 2013 souchong time…. only a few more to go and i have been quietly hiding from these but fears unfounded…. quality reigned and two gently different tea emerged… have a sniff around or head to the shop ! for more information on teas, preparation, prices etc contact stu- theteacatcher@gmail.com

  • still playing catch up…

    still playing catch up… October 6, 2013 after this one only 2 to go…! (11yr tuo cha, 8yr pu erh) so the second mini cake-2012 autumn heavy charcoal roasted zhangping shui xian mini cake– from the famed Zhangping region, another version of narcissus or water sprite (with a fragrance similar to daffodil). another rarity-pressed oolong- the […]