drank Shou Mei White Tea by Igourmet.com
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To celebrate the New Year, at midnight I heated some water and brought out my Yixing set and my Gong Fu set. My son (!!!) joined me for Bissinger’s chocolates and tea! Hubby was already asleep.

My son doesn’t like tea, but he had tried this one and said he found it drinkable, so we began with this one.

It is a lovely white tea with a flavor profile that leans more towards oolongs to me, and has a nice mineral finish. I think I will be ordering a pound from Upton in the future.

ashmanra

Glad you liked it! It was the first tea I got my son to drink “more than a sip” with me. Now he and his GF are drinking puerh with me. Will wonders never cease? :)

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ashmanra

Glad you liked it! It was the first tea I got my son to drink “more than a sip” with me. Now he and his GF are drinking puerh with me. Will wonders never cease? :)

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I am a music teacher, tutor, and former homeschool mom (25 years!) who started drinking loose leaf tea about seven years ago! My daughters and I have tea every day, and we are frequently joined by my students or friends for “tea time.” Now my hubby joins us, too. His tastes have evolved from Tetley with milk and sugar to mostly unadorned greens and oolongs.

We have learned so much history, geography, and culture in this journey.

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