Favorite vendors for wuyi oolong

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Favorite vendors for wuyi oolong

by Exempt » Jan 18th 13 11:45 pm

I'm looking mostly at jingteashop and five star tea. I've seen mountain tea get mentioned but not very often. What is your favorite vendor specifically for wuyi oolongs?

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Re: Favorite vendors for wuyi oolong

by DVS » Jan 19th 13 3:44 am

Mandarin's Tea Room & EoT are my favorites.

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Re: Favorite vendors for wuyi oolong

by etorix » Jan 19th 13 5:12 am

NOT in order
five star tea
chinese tea company
EoT
teaspring

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by chado.my.teaway » Jan 19th 13 8:45 am

FST and EoT.;)

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by wojtekitek » Jan 19th 13 4:33 pm

Postcards Teas
Five Star Tea
Essence of Tea

The best Wuyi yancha vendors in my opinion.

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Favorite vendors for wuyi oolong

by Exempt » Jan 19th 13 5:55 pm

Which teas would you guys recommend from eot and five star?

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Re: Favorite vendors for wuyi oolong

by JRS22 » Jan 19th 13 7:50 pm

Exempt wrote:Which teas would you guys recommend from eot and five star?

Both EoT and 5Star sell reasonably priced samples so you can experiment and find which teas YOU prefer. I've got a batch of samples on the way from EoT, and I'm thinking of placing the same sort of order with 5Star.

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by edkrueger » Jan 19th 13 9:25 pm

Sea Dyke, Wuyi Star and Geow Yong. I guess they are my favorites because I consume lots of their tea.

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Re: Favorite vendors for wuyi oolong

by Exempt » Jan 20th 13 5:28 am

Does anyone have experience with the half handmade teas from EOT? I know the best tactic is to sample but with 20 dollar shipping it's a bit daunting.

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Re: Favorite vendors for wuyi oolong

by Teaism » Jan 20th 13 7:54 am

Exempt wrote:Does anyone have experience with the half handmade teas from EOT? I know the best tactic is to sample but with 20 dollar shipping it's a bit daunting.
yes the only way is to buy some small quantity and try it out to see if it suit your taste. Many tea collector end up with crates of " junkyard tea" but that is the inevitable path of tea journey.

Have a great day my friend.

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by etorix » Jan 20th 13 10:06 am

the half handmade teas from EoT are worth the shipping imho

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by David R. » Jan 20th 13 11:28 am

etorix wrote:the half handmade teas from EoT are worth the shipping imho
+1

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by JRS22 » Jan 20th 13 1:29 pm

Exempt wrote:Does anyone have experience with the half handmade teas from EOT? I know the best tactic is to sample but with 20 dollar shipping it's a bit daunting.
I trust Royal Mail so shipping on my order was only $8.75.

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by bryan_drinks_tea » Jan 27th 13 12:05 am

I love Yencha, esp. heavy roasted stuff. I just ordered from five star...a 2012 Rou Gui and a 2012 Shui Xian. It was 27 bucks for everything, shipping included, for 60 grams of tea.

I've had three or four yencha from TMTR and about 10 from EoT and about 5 from JTS...TMTR is by far and away the best in my opinion.

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Favorite vendors for wuyi oolong

by Exempt » Jan 27th 13 2:38 am

bryan_drinks_tea wrote:I love Yencha, esp. heavy roasted stuff. I just ordered from five star...a 2012 Rou Gui and a 2012 Shui Xian. It was 27 bucks for everything, shipping included, for 60 grams of tea.

I've had three or four yencha from TMTR and about 10 from EoT and about 5 from JTS...TMTR is by far and away the best in my opinion.
Tmtr?