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Nadacha/The Essence of Tea "Official" Oolong/Pu-erh TeaTopic

Postby Chip » Jan 19th, '10, 13:40

Nadacha/The Essence of Tea was nominated and confirmed for our TeaVendor Guide under the Oolong and Pu-erh categories. If you would like to nominate them to other categories, you may do this, otherwise limit discussion to their Oolong and Pu-erh Tea offerings. Thank you! :D

NEW! Official Oolong and Pu-erh Tea Vendor Guide for Nadacha/The Essence of Tea
Consider this a perennial topic for Oolong and Pu-erh teas from Nadacha/The Essence of Tea to discuss and review.

Oolong and Pu-erh: http://www.essenceoftea.co.uk/Tea.html

Official Oolong and Pu-erh Tea Vendor Guide. Let's see what happens with this wild and crazy idea. You can view the main Oolong TeaVendor Guide here: http://www.teachat.com/viewtopic.php?f=60&t=11932 and the main Pu-erh TeaVendor Guide here: http://www.teachat.com/viewtopic.php?f=60&t=11929 and the main TeaVendor Guide here: http://www.teachat.com/viewforum.php?f=60
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Re: Nadacha/The Essence of Tea "Official" Pu-erh Tea Topic

Postby Maitre_Tea » Jan 19th, '10, 15:20

Pretty diverse selection, ranging from the affordable to the super-expensive. His late 90s Grand Yellow Label is probably one of the best values of older tea for western-catering tea vendors. The storage is a bit wet, but there's still some sharpness. I love wet storage but some people may think this one is a too wet-stored. I don't think it's really possible to find adolescent sheng for under $90 here in the west, making this one heck of a good find.

The ability to purchase samples by the gram is very good
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Re: Nadacha/The Essence of Tea "Official" Pu-erh Tea Topic

Postby AdamMY » Jan 23rd, '10, 20:21

Nada goes to great lengths to offer some high quality teas at an affordable price. Aged Puerh is always expensive and I think places like Tao Bao give the wrong impression of prices for stores that sell mostly Aged Teas. The thing is when you buy a tea from Nada, you know you are getting what you paid for in terms of authenticity and taste.

Also Nada's Custom pressings that he has been doing are a real treat, and well worth it, considering he over sees a large portion of the production of these cakes himself.
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Re: Nadacha/The Essence of Tea "Official" Oolong/Pu-erh TeaTopic

Postby Tead Off » May 2nd, '12, 00:41

Essence of Tea is one of the more discerning sellers online. Nothing commercial about this seller. Each of his selections are the result of his experience with Puerh and Oolongs.
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Re: Nadacha/The Essence of Tea "Official" Oolong/Pu-erh TeaTopic

Postby NPE » Jan 23rd, '13, 08:59

Tead Off wrote:Essence of Tea is one of the more discerning sellers online. Nothing commercial about this seller. Each of his selections are the result of his experience with Puerh and Oolongs.

I have recently ordered from there and not only the tea was of truly excellent quality but the service as well: I had technical problems during the check-out. I reported the problem and immediately got a workaround. :P
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Re: Nadacha/The Essence of Tea "Official" Oolong/Pu-erh TeaTopic

Postby etorix » Jan 25th, '13, 21:21

my favorite part of buying from EoT is delivery-time, its so fast to me

cos im in UK .. most dealers with this quality and variety are far away
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Re: Nadacha/The Essence of Tea "Official" Oolong/Pu-erh TeaTopic

Postby futurebird » Feb 23rd, '13, 16:45

The tea was carefully packaged and I got a free sample with my order!

:D

I'm happy with this seller, one of the few who has old teas to sample. I have not yet found one tea that I'm "crazy" for but everything was high quality and I'm impressed so far. (Just made a second order.)

I do think the prices are high-ish, but it's worth it. Some of the other vendors are slow, and you have lingering fears about being ripped off. Not with EoT!
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Re: Nadacha/The Essence of Tea "Official" Oolong/Pu-erh TeaTopic

Postby Alex » Mar 14th, '13, 04:25

etorix wrote:my favorite part of buying from EoT is delivery-time, its so fast to me

cos im in UK .. most dealers with this quality and variety are far away


UK high five :mrgreen:
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