liu an gua pian

Note: the charms of a Japanese and Chinese green tea . Score = 88 Price (as of post): 100g = $15.99 . Compare teas with others on the Scoresheet. Walker Tea Review- a tea blog with tea reviews and tea tastings. Operated by Jason Walker. Sample provided by China Cha Dao. Subscribe in a reader […]

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Tasting Review 160: CKFTAS Supreme Liu An Gua Pian

by Jason Walker on January 19, 2010

in Chinese, green

Click the vid to watch. Click on the dots (on the video timeline) to jump to a scene: Score= 92 Price (as of post): 100g = $22.99 Compare teas with others on the Scoresheet. Walker Tea Review- a tea blog with tea reviews and tea tastings. Operated by Jason Walker. Sample provided by xxx. Subscribe […]

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Tea Classics: Liu An Gua Pian

by Jason Walker on September 7, 2009

in Member Content

Part IX of X in a series on classic teas you need to taste

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China’s Ten Tribute Teas

by Jason Walker on June 8, 2009

in Member Content

There is good reason that royalty was associated with the finer things in life. Kings and government meant taxes, and if gold couldn’t be had, your locality paid in other forms. If your locality was recognized for horses, you worked to contribute your best horses as a form of tax. The emperors of China were no different. Throughout the centuries, various teas became recognized as “tribute teas.” His royal person then had the privilege of drinking these tribute teas or offering it as gifts.

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Review 23: Seven Cups’ Liu An Gua Pian

by Jason Walker on February 25, 2009

in 90-91, Chinese, green

How clumsy- spilling those jade shards all over the table, and yet how elegant looking. 90 points go to this Chinese green from Anhui. The advantage of ordering from Seven Cups is their ability directly connect tea producers to consumers.

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