Official what Oolong are You Drinking Right Now?


Owes its flavors to oxidation levels between green & black tea.

Re: Official what Oolong are You Drinking Right Now?

Postby etorix » Aug 19th, '13, 22:12

etorix wrote:today nearly the last of Shan-Lin-Shee (Fir Valley) 1600 meters (5200 ft) High Mountain Green Oolong (0.85 oz/ 24g)

from a set of samples from TeaHome @ ebay

i seem to like these High Mountain Green Oolongs


heh, i just found yet ANOTHER un-finished sample bag of this

not as good legs as the Luu Guu, a point i didnt make above, that Luu Guu seemed to go on forever

+ now i have yet another sessionsworth, still
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Re: Official what Oolong are You Drinking Right Now?

Postby jayinhk » Aug 19th, '13, 23:55

Dongding from Taipei airport. Floral and milky. It's good to be home!
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Re: Official what Oolong are You Drinking Right Now?

Postby William » Aug 20th, '13, 12:56

debunix wrote:
William wrote:I will make the purchase of samples responsibly! :mrgreen:


If I were starting over, I'd try to avoid buying more than 50g at a time of any green/lightly roasted/lightly oxidized oolong. I try not to buy such teas other than in vacuum-sealed packages of 50g or less, although for one I really like, I may buy a year's worth of those packages at once.


Thanks for the advice, this is the way I'm buying. :D
I'm also going to buy a vacuum food sealer and a wine cooler refrigerator for storing all the sealed tea.
Do you think it could be a good idea?
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Re: Official what Oolong are You Drinking Right Now?

Postby debunix » Aug 20th, '13, 23:27

More TGY from Norbu, earthy and soothing on a stressful day in the clinic, much appreciated all around.
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Re: Official what Oolong are You Drinking Right Now?

Postby Bad Jedi » Aug 21st, '13, 09:21

Some light roast Zheng Yan Bai Ji Guan today ...
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Re: Official what Oolong are You Drinking Right Now?

Postby etorix » Aug 23rd, '13, 19:33

Cui Yu (Green Jade) Oolong green style, 1oz

from LIFE IN TEACUP

excellent, feels like its got good legs
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Re: Official what Oolong are You Drinking Right Now?

Postby William » Aug 24th, '13, 00:36

Today is a day devoted to tea. :D
Just started a morning session with some Se Zhong.
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Re: Official what Oolong are You Drinking Right Now?

Postby debunix » Aug 24th, '13, 15:27

A third day with 2011 Gong Xiang dan cong from TeaHabitat. Some of the floral delicacy is gone, but after not that many infusions (spread out over several days), the spice and some sweetness remains. I love the glow of the highlights of the Nakao galaxy glaze through the golden tea.

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Re: Official what Oolong are You Drinking Right Now?

Postby David R. » Aug 24th, '13, 18:11

nice cup ! :)
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Re: Official what Oolong are You Drinking Right Now?

Postby puerhking » Aug 25th, '13, 12:19

Enjoying some 2013 Alishan from Floating Leaves today.
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Re: Official what Oolong are You Drinking Right Now?

Postby JRS22 » Aug 25th, '13, 13:24

This morning I'm drinking Shui Jin Gui from Tea Urchin. I'm steeping it in my beautiful Andrzej Bero siboridashi. It has a beautiful crawling glaze on the outside and is unglazed on the inside. The very flat shib shape works well at high temperatures.
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Re: Official what Oolong are You Drinking Right Now?

Postby debunix » Aug 25th, '13, 13:56

JRS22 wrote:This morning I'm drinking Shui Jin Gui from Tea Urchin. I'm steeping it in my beautiful Andrzej Bero siboridashi. It has a beautiful crawling glaze on the outside and is unglazed on the inside. The very flat shib shape works well at high temperatures.


A picture is worth a thousand words....a simple cellphone shot is a great start.....
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Re: Official what Oolong are You Drinking Right Now?

Postby JRS22 » Aug 25th, '13, 14:35

debunix wrote:
JRS22 wrote:This morning I'm drinking Shui Jin Gui from Tea Urchin. I'm steeping it in my beautiful Andrzej Bero siboridashi. It has a beautiful crawling glaze on the outside and is unglazed on the inside. The very flat shib shape works well at high temperatures.


A picture is worth a thousand words....a simple cellphone shot is a great start.....


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One of my few economies is to stick with a stupid phone. Since I'm at home reading Teachat on an iPad with a camera, and Flickr Studio makes it easy to take the photo and upload it, so here it is - a beautiful and functional 60 ml shib. This purchase was actually tacked on to my original selection, a small Hobin with blue ash sifted over the original glaze. I'll post that under green tea the next time I use it.
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Re: Official what Oolong are You Drinking Right Now?

Postby debunix » Aug 25th, '13, 15:07

Beautiful!
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Re: Official what Oolong are You Drinking Right Now?

Postby nw-T » Aug 25th, '13, 17:16

FLT 2013 Spring Baozhong - Farmer's Choice
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