Official what White/Yellow are you drinking right now?


White and yellow teas are among the most subtle.

Re: Official what White/Yellow are you drinking right now?

Postby William » Dec 8th, '13, 12:21

Drinking right now some Huoshan Huangya from Anhui, China.
Medium body and strong vegetal/sweet aftertaste, pretty good.
The flavor is a middle way between chinese green and white tea, hard to describe.
The method of harvest is one leaf and one bud, do not know if mechanically or hand picked.
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Official what White/Yellow are you drinking right now?

Postby amaranto » Dec 9th, '13, 23:15

debunix wrote:Never posted these images of the Jungpana yellow tea from Norbu that I discussed a few posts above

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Young, intact leaves--beautiful as well as tasty.


Thanks for sharing all this information about the Jungpana yellow. I would really like to try this tea.
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Re: Official what White/Yellow are you drinking right now?

Postby needaTEAcher » Dec 10th, '13, 14:51

chrl42 wrote:Junshan Yinzhen...gotten from Beijing Tea Expo 2013. A real Junshan Yinzhen is pretty rare and takes 72 hrs to make.

Pronounced long-lasting honey profile and durable in brewing...quite a character :D


Pics or it didn't happen! :)
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Re: Official what White/Yellow are you drinking right now?

Postby chrl42 » Dec 11th, '13, 04:47

needaTEAcher wrote:
chrl42 wrote:Junshan Yinzhen...gotten from Beijing Tea Expo 2013. A real Junshan Yinzhen is pretty rare and takes 72 hrs to make.

Pronounced long-lasting honey profile and durable in brewing...quite a character :D


Pics or it didn't happen! :)

You know..I am horrible at taking picture.

That's one of reasons I haven't started selling tea :mrgreen:

Come to Beijing again, tea is here waiting for you :wink:
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Re: Official what White/Yellow are you drinking right now?

Postby Teaism » Dec 15th, '13, 11:08

Just had a nice session of wild white tea. Really nice, smooth, sweet and aromatic. Will age some of them for future consumption.
Yummy!
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Re: Official what White/Yellow are you drinking right now?

Postby Teaism » Jan 2nd, '14, 23:36

Wild white tea from Fuding, Fujian.
Featured in my blog. Please take a look.
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Re: Official what White/Yellow are you drinking right now?

Postby bagua7 » Jan 8th, '14, 01:08

chrl42 wrote:Junshan Yinzhen


Hey chrl, how would you rate this?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Gold-Cake-Junsh ... 5af1099064

A beautiful fake? :D
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Re: Official what White/Yellow are you drinking right now?

Postby JRS22 » Feb 2nd, '14, 15:06

Such a quiet topic! I'm finishing off my supply of jasmine silver needles. I have a new Shyrabbit yunomi that looks beautiful with my copper-glazed pot from Kim Eung Chul via Tead Off. Because the yunomi has half the capacity of the pot I have an excuse to use the copper-glazed server.
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Re: Official what White/Yellow are you drinking right now?

Postby kyarazen » Mar 8th, '14, 04:07

left some yue guang bai stashed away forgotten too recently. its been seven years perhaps.

had a drink last night and it was interesting :)
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Re: Official what White/Yellow are you drinking right now?

Postby Teaism » Mar 15th, '14, 10:17

Long sampling day on Darjeeling tea. Arya, Singbulli,Gopalhara,Risheehat, going through spring to autumn, tippy to pekoe...with some black thrown in, Dian Hong , Qimen, Phoenix black....hmmm...then back to Darjeeling....nice experience and a real enjoyable taste teasing session.
Tea traveling and hunting trip now for a week. :mrgreen:

Cheers!
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Re: Official what White/Yellow are you drinking right now?

Postby kyarazen » Mar 15th, '14, 15:26

having a late nite cuppa of hojo's junshan yinzhen now :)
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Re: Official what White/Yellow are you drinking right now?

Postby kyarazen » Mar 19th, '14, 10:58

kyarazen wrote:having a late nite cuppa of hojo's junshan yinzhen now :)


ooo i feel so blessed/fortunate to have been so kindly gifted a 25g sample of hojo's JSYZ..

really a big shock when i saw the price of it on hojo's site... 50 grams for $230 usd!

has anyone tried this JSYZ too and your opinion?
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Re: Official what White/Yellow are you drinking right now?

Postby William » Mar 19th, '14, 12:21

kyarazen wrote:
kyarazen wrote:having a late nite cuppa of hojo's junshan yinzhen now :)


ooo i feel so blessed/fortunate to have been so kindly gifted a 25g sample of hojo's JSYZ..

really a big shock when i saw the price of it on hojo's site... 50 grams for $230 usd!

has anyone tried this JSYZ too and your opinion?


Never, but I will try some in the near future.
How would you describe it?
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Re: Official what White/Yellow are you drinking right now?

Postby kyarazen » Mar 20th, '14, 12:56

William wrote:
Never, but I will try some in the near future.
How would you describe it?


its queer because hj's jsyz resembles at least 60% of an anji-baipian that i used to drink..

i've had really nice JSYZ more than 10 years ago (supposedly the real thing, as claimed by a local tea-merchant), the soup was yellow, light ochre, rich, thick, sweet, a mild oat-fragrance, a tinge of umami, quite unlike that of hojo's
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Re: Official what White/Yellow are you drinking right now?

Postby Teaism » Mar 24th, '14, 06:42

A tea friend came to my place early in the morning today. We had Fuding Fujian wild White tea, jasmine scented white tea and followed by two other lighter tea. It is nice to start the day with lighter teas especially early in morning when the mood is mellow and the atmosphere is still.

Cheers! :D
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