Would love Aged Sheng sample suggestions.


One of the intentionally aged teas, Pu-Erh has a loyal following.

Re: Would love Aged Sheng sample suggestions.

Postby Vulture » Oct 30th, '08, 07:04

toastedtoads wrote:I actually had a two hour tasting session at The Tea Gallery in NYC today. We tried http://www.theteagallery.com/Phoenix_Oolong_p/op-p.htm and something they call Elegant Queen which I can't find online. Both are absolutely wonderful oolongs.


I wish there was a decent tea place here. Either A they are too main stream (where 'tea' is the actual drink title) or B It is way too targeted to women (damn frilly places that look like a huge doll house).
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Postby Jeremy » Oct 30th, '08, 12:20

Thanks for a killer write up guys, I am learning soo much from this post.

Hey toastedtoads, I am bought that bamboo wrapped brick from Michael at Tea Gallery, I like it.

I saw on your blog you hit up some of the major spots in the city. I am now exploring chinese shops in chinatown and flushing to see if I can find some hidden gems. Lets compare notes.

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Postby brandon » Oct 30th, '08, 18:26

One sample left of the 2005 MengHai Peacock - send your address soon because I am going to the post office tomorrow morning to pick up a package from Japan. Thanks.
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Postby Salsero » Oct 30th, '08, 18:55

Me me!
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Postby brandon » Oct 30th, '08, 19:16

Sal gets the last piece :)
Thanks for playing.
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Postby toastedtoads » Oct 30th, '08, 19:28

Jeremy,

I live 2 hours away from NYC, I don't usually travel down there unless it's on the company dime. Although with the obsession I have brewing I may have to go more often. So far I love Ito-En and the Tea Gallery. Takashamya was really bizarre. Any more places I should go let me know!
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Postby brandon » Nov 3rd, '08, 07:48

Missed the post office on Saturday - I am flying out this morning so I won't be back to the samples until next week.
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Postby edkrueger » Nov 3rd, '08, 09:39

brandon wrote:Sal gets the last piece :)
Thanks for playing.

What? I PMed you before sal responded.
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Postby Salsero » Nov 3rd, '08, 10:21

edkrueger wrote:
brandon wrote: Sal gets the last piece
Thanks for playing.

What? I PMed you before sal responded.
I PMed first and only posted the thread note later as an afterthought. Sorry.
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Postby brandon » Nov 3rd, '08, 20:06

Uh.
eanglin, edk, and salsero are all in.
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