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In the ER, out, in the ER out. At least I managed a three day interim this time.
Thanks to Ellen for this. I hadn’t tried an Indian white before but I’ve only heard laudatory reviews. This one wasn’t astounding but a nice change. Not as malty as I’d like but it’s definately a good Assam. Surprisingly like oak and held up to seven small steeps for me, not much variation in flavors. It piqued my interest in Indian white tea. Hmm, how would an Izu white taste, I wonder?

Geoffrey Norman

Indian whites can be quite superb. Darjeeling whites, especially. Particular standouts are Namring and Risheehat. Also look out for white tea from the Oothu estate. Probably the most majestic I’ve had.

Is there such thing as an Izu white tea?

Batrachoid

Oothu sounds amazing. This was from a couple weeks ago (no computer for a long time), I’ve tried a couple Indian whites and they all were amazing. Never thought I’d love a Darjeeling tea. XD

I couldn’t find an Izu white (or any Japanese whites, really) but there ought to be one. I suppose space would prevent it, the whole prefecture’s basically divied up for

Geoffrey Norman

Wikipedia makes mention of “small quantities” of whites…but I’m not sure I believe it. The hunt is on, though.

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Geoffrey Norman

Indian whites can be quite superb. Darjeeling whites, especially. Particular standouts are Namring and Risheehat. Also look out for white tea from the Oothu estate. Probably the most majestic I’ve had.

Is there such thing as an Izu white tea?

Batrachoid

Oothu sounds amazing. This was from a couple weeks ago (no computer for a long time), I’ve tried a couple Indian whites and they all were amazing. Never thought I’d love a Darjeeling tea. XD

I couldn’t find an Izu white (or any Japanese whites, really) but there ought to be one. I suppose space would prevent it, the whole prefecture’s basically divied up for

Geoffrey Norman

Wikipedia makes mention of “small quantities” of whites…but I’m not sure I believe it. The hunt is on, though.

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