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This is the tea I started with this morning: love the spicey smoke. It’s very different from some of my other sheng, wet-stored, aged pu erh and the edges are a little less smooth, but I like the wildness of it. There’s a hint of citrus there too. I used one of hte first teapots I ever purchased from Yixing to brew this, one that has seen a lot of use over the years and is very ‘raised.’ I was on cloud nine before 7AM. I’m still there I might add, largely because I continued the pu erh journey with Joy from my store which I logged previously. Two very chi potent, powerful teas.

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205 °F / 96 °C 1 min, 30 sec
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ok, so it is now 8:30PM and I’m not entirely certain I’m going to be able to sleep tonight: intense chi high!!

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ok, so it is now 8:30PM and I’m not entirely certain I’m going to be able to sleep tonight: intense chi high!!

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I’ve been drinking tea since I was a kid when I used to have a strong cup of Earl Grey with my Grandmother. Six years ago I went to Taiwan, met a tea master and have been really appreciating Chinese tea in the gong fu cha tradition ever since. I even started a small online company selling the teas I can procure from tea masters in Taiwan and China. Can’t find a good aged pu erh? I’ve got it. Don’t like the cliff tea you got online? I bet I’ve got a better one. Want to try some different kinds of oolong? Got those too. I’ve got lots of gong fu tea brewing accessories as well.

Also, if you ever have a question about tea, accessories or brewing, I’d be happy to answer them. If I don’t know the answer, I’ll look it up! I have access to a wide range of tea literature that is out of print which I collected while in Taiwan.

Cloudwalker Teas is quite literally a two-person tea distributor. We believe in the teas we bring to the world through our online store are better than anything at almost every other place. We are tea purists, which means we don’t believe in mixing teas post production. A pu erh is simply that, pu erh. A green a green, oolong is oolong. We believe that teas have so many naturally different aromas and flavours that it is a shame to cover them up with flavourings and flowers.

When we review a tea, we take into account three components: aroma, flavour and chi energy. A good tea must have all three of these components to be considered at our store.

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Ottawa, ON

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http://www.cloudwalkerteas.com

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