The Tea Stop

Recent Tasting Notes

90

A fine example of Golden Yunnan. Malty notes of chocolate and leather (in a good way! the word “tannin” actually comes from the leather tanning process).

While this batch is not 100% golden buds like some rare Yunnan Golds I have seen, it contains a high enough proportion of those precious soft downy golden tips to produce the prized succulent notes of premium gold tippy Yunnan.
http://www.theteastop.com/china-yunnan-royal-golden.html

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 30 sec
TeaBrat

I went to their website today, they look great :)

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80

I love the Tea Stop, but this is not the best Dragon Well I have ever had. Maybe 80/100. A decent tea, but it does not quite have that mouthwatering savory nutty taste typical of the best Long Jings.

http://www.theteastop.com/china-dragons-well-organic.html

Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 2 min, 30 sec

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90
drank Keemun Hao Ya A by The Tea Stop
14 tasting notes

Continuing to add my favorite tea’s, here is an exemplar Keemun Hao Ya A from The Tea Stop. I have not found a source more representative of what Hao Ya A should be than this… Delicate, full bloom of balanced flavor, the proper hint of smokiness. Mouthwatering perfection, and I don’t use that word lightly! I am almost hesitant to continue posting these, because part of me has the urge to keep my hard-won, favorite sources secret so they don’t sell out quicker, but what the heck, good tea must be shared…
http://www.theteastop.com/china-keemun-hao-ya.html

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 30 sec

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93

A top grade batch from the famous Vithanakande Ceylon estate. A beautiful, full, balanced complex black tea, perfect for the morning. Does not get much better than this…

1oz : $5.49

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 30 sec

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