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drank Lao Cong Zi Ya by Norbu Tea
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Finally figured out the best setup for drinking this tea. My best yixing teapot (which is also my largest, and so the huge huge leaves have plenty of room to spread out in), a large thermos (to save my lazy self from having to go and heat up more water), and 20-40 second steeps (starting from 20 and progressing onwards). I made 9 (!) steeps out of about a tablespoon of leaves, and the leaves were still not running flat. Their lovely fruity flavour just makes my day every time, and so I rushed off today and bought out all of Norbu’s stock. :) Beautiful tea, and undoubtedly my favourite so far.

Preparation
Boiling 0 min, 30 sec
Bonnie

Smart! Buy what you love when you can! Tea gives so much back!

NofarS

I made the mistake once of relying on a tea that I loved to always be there when I wanted it, only to find out that it was sold out when I had run out of it. Never again, if I can help it:)

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Bonnie

Smart! Buy what you love when you can! Tea gives so much back!

NofarS

I made the mistake once of relying on a tea that I loved to always be there when I wanted it, only to find out that it was sold out when I had run out of it. Never again, if I can help it:)

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An Israeli computer programmer with a passion for tea (mostly bought in yearly shopping sprees in the UK), particularly black, oolong and white. I don’t generally enjoy flavoured teas or herbal infusions, but if a tea sounds interesting and smells nice I’ll most definitely try it. I drink several cups of tea a day, usually one or two in the morning, another one after lunch and one or two in the evening. My favourite tea so far is Lao Cong Zi Ya from Norbu Tea, but I’m constantly trying new teas. Only in the past year have I branched into Pu’erh and non-roasted oolongs. Finding good tea in Israel is difficult, so I import most of my teas from yearly visits to London, or from online retailers. If you see something in my cupboard that sparks your interest and you would like to swap with me, then please message me. I’m almost always up for a swap.

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