Silk Road Tea - Hong Tao Mao Feng


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Silk Road Tea - Hong Tao Mao Feng

Postby Victoria » Dec 15th, '09, 13:38

aka: Red Peach

I had this tea this morning after not having it for awhile and although it is over a year old it still was fabulous. I thought it was worth mentioning again.

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Re: Silk Road Tea - Hong Tao Mao Feng

Postby teaisme » Dec 16th, '09, 01:49

Sounds good I will keep it in mind for my next black tea exploration

How is that site with keeping up with freshness? I notice they mention no dates, but some of those pics sure do look good.
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Re: Silk Road Tea - Hong Tao Mao Feng

Postby Victoria » Dec 16th, '09, 02:30

Ya know, I don't know. But it doesn't seem to be a problem with black teas. Or not so I notice. I wouldn't try any oolongs that were undated - but some are I see.
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Re: Silk Road Tea - Hong Tao Mao Feng

Postby Janine » Dec 16th, '09, 15:46

This sounds like a really interesting keemun to try. Thanks, Victoria
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Re: Silk Road Tea - Hong Tao Mao Feng

Postby trent » Dec 16th, '09, 22:08

http://www.silkroadteas.com/servlet/the ... ong/Detail

I haven't tried the read peach, but this is one of my favorite black teas and one of the most complex I've encountered.
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Re: Silk Road Tea - Hong Tao Mao Feng

Postby teaisme » Dec 17th, '09, 01:08

wow those descriptions make me thristy
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Re: Silk Road Tea - Hong Tao Mao Feng

Postby marlena » Dec 17th, '09, 19:32

I have had some very old black teas that seem to have lost little in quality. Not my experience with the other kinds, whcih seem more delicate, time-wise
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Re: Silk Road Tea - Hong Tao Mao Feng

Postby NOESIS » Dec 29th, '09, 14:01

I'm a big fan of SRT, and their Hong Tao Mao Feng is always very good. Not quite bracing enough for my morning cuppa, but a nice, refined black tea that I enjoy in the afternoon.
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