Tag: tea notes

  • 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 […]

  • website update- Herbal tisanes

    I am slowly but surely getting the webpage dusted off and up-to-date…. A link here to new pages on Herbal Tisanes for those that need a late night or tasty, healthy drink…. For news on Sun Dried Wild Rose buds, Superior Chrysanthemum, Tulsi Herbal Tonic or the soon to arrive Rooibos, click on the link […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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

  • 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 […]

  • as it sometimes does..

    as it sometimes does.. October 2, 2013 so come monday cleaning up, the Chinese tea tasting experience got me thinking and i set off on a few pots of the new Nepali oolong tea samples… for more information on teas, preparation, prices etc contact stu- theteacatcher@gmail.com head to the shop !

  • 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 […]

  • goofy foot gaiwan

    goofy foot gaiwan September 27, 2013 sneaky pre meeting backhanded brew… a little too much tea maybe but who needs a short black…! Mountain Dew Handrolled 2013 Nepali Tea reversed from fairness cup as steeping vessel to gaiwan as cup…handy lid… 2013 mountain dew special handrolled nepali tea a tasty, fruity kaBAM…!!   enjoy….! have a […]