Liu Bao

Fang Gourmet Tea Expo

by Jason Walker on January 17, 2014

in Voices of Tea

A trip to Flushing from New Jersey is not exactly a hop, skip, and jump. It took about 2 hours from door-to-door. It  included walking, switching trains, and navigating subway lines. Is a cup of tea worth this much trouble? It was for the Fang Gourmet Tea Expo. For more than five years, Fang Gourmet […]

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Tea Review 415: Camellia Sinensis’ Liu Bao 2008

by Jason Walker on April 13, 2012

in 90-91, Chinese

. Comment: soft, gentle, and faintly sweet character could make this an ideal first foray into dark tea (hei cha). . Origin: Guangxi Province, China Harvest: 2008 Score: 90 Price (as of post): 25 g = $5.00 . Sample provided by Camellia Sinensis. Compare teas with others on the Scoresheet. Walker Tea Review- a tea blog […]

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Tea Review 345: Grand Tea’s Liu Bao

by Jason Walker on April 14, 2011

in 85-89, Chinese

. Comment: characteristics similar to a pu’er, but from a different location. . Origin: Guangxi Province, China Harvest: 2009 Score: 88 Price (as of post): 25 g = $2.40 . 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 […]

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