2016 Spring Harvest: Jin Xuan Milk Tea, Tie Guan Yin Tea, Bao Zhong Tea
Jin Xuan (Milk Oolong Tea) - rich, creamy taste
Tie Guan Yin Oolong Tea- roasted, nutty, slightly floral, medium-bodied
Bao Zhong Oolong Tea - mildly floral, buttery
Atypical Tea Tasting
Let's step out of tea notes for a moment. Each individual will have their own interpretation and experience with teas. Another amazing experience with my local tea shop Mad Monk Tea. Can I say Tea Somm?
All oolong teas, fresh 2016 spring harvest from Taiwan; plus one (unknown) Puer.
As part of my journey, I am kindly mentored both by Taylor and Blair. Focused on building the tea palette, we tend to forget the other aspects of what we experience. The physiological effects of tea. Mentally and physically.
Not until this was pointed out, I started paying more attention to how loose leaf teas affected the body...more relaxed and my sense of weariness banished, almost at a meditative state. This is caused by the amino acid found in tea, Theanine. Where and how tea creates reaction in the anatomy of your tongue.
Another tool, for the tool box.
"Slurp your tea"
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