Tea Reviews


China
Imperial Bi Lo Chun (Phoenix Tea)
Pai Mu Tan (Metropolitan Tea Company)
Peony White Needle (Metropolitan Tea Company)
Silver Needle Organic White Tea (Teahouse Kuan Yin)
Sowmee (Metropolitan Tea Company)
White Monkey Paw (Metropolitan Tea Company)
White Peony Organic (Teahouse Kuan Yin)
White Symphony (Adagio)
Wild Buds Yabao (The Chinese Tea Shop)

India
Kumaon White Peony (Young Mountain)

Indonesia
Grey Dragon (Chariteas)

Nepal
Silver Yeti (Nepal Tea LLC)
White Prakash (Nepal Tea LLC)



Green
China
Autumn Mao Feng (Phoenix Tea)
Chunmee (The Jasmine Pearl)
Chun Mee (Murchie's)
Chunmee Special Grade 1 (Metropolitan Tea Company)
Dragon Well (B. Fuller's Mortar & Pestle)
Dragonwell (Metropolitan Tea Company)
Dragonwell (Shen Zen Tea)
Dragonwell Tea (Organic) (Perennial Tea Room)
Golden Fairy (The Jasmine Pearl)
Lucky Dragon Hyson (Metropolitan Tea Company)
Mao Jian (Green Tip) (Teabook)
Ping Shui Ri Zhu (Smacha)
Premium Grade Needle Green (Teabook)
Supreme Dragonwell (Vital Tea Leaf)
Xiao Cai Cha (Spring Blossom Pekoe) (Phoenix Tea)
White Monkey Paw (Metropolitan Tea Company)
Wu Yi Qing Cha/Wuyi Green (Phoenix Tea)
Yun Wu (B. Fuller's Mortar & Pestle)

Colombia
Green Needles (Bitaco)
Green Tea (Bitaco)

India
Chota Tingrai Green Tea Fine (Mana Organics)
Hari Muskan (Green Smile) (Phoenix Tea)
Irish Breakfast (Barnes & Watson/Perennial Tea Room)
Organic Dancing Green Tea (Goodwyn)

Indonesia
Java Emerald (Arum Tea)
Java Emerald (Long Form Leaf) (Arum Tea)

Japan
Abe-cha/Sencha (Marufuku Seicha/丸福製茶)
Asairi Hojicha (Chado Tea House/Kimikura)
Baisen Hiirecha (Kanbayashi Shunsho Honten/上林春松本店)
Bancha (Keiko)
Eto Sencha Saru (Fukujuen/福寿園)
Fukamushi Sencha (Sugimoto America)
Gyokuro (Chagama/Marumo Mori/マルモ森)
Gyokuro Konacha (Chaho Kanekichi-en/金吉園)
Gyokuro Kukicha (Chaho Kanekichi-en/金吉園)
Gyokuro Mecha, The Discovery (Nakamura-en/Yunomi)
Gyokuro & Sencha Nagomiyado Towa Blend (Ja Yamashiro)
Hachiju Hachiya Shincha (Sugimoto America)
Higashiyama Sencha (Dobashien/土橋園)
Hojicha (My Green Tea)
Hojicha (Sugimoto America)
Hojicha Amber (Obubu/京都おぶぶ茶苑)
Hojicha (Basic Roast) (Obubu/京都おぶぶ茶苑)
Hojicha Dark Roast (Obubu/京都おぶぶ茶苑)
Hojicha Gold (Obubu/京都おぶぶ茶苑)
Hojicha Roasted Green Tea (NaturaliTea/Yunomi)
Houjicha (Maruyama/Chado Tea House)
Houji Kukicha (Mad Hat Tea Company)
Imperial Shira-ore Stem Tea (Kurihara Tea/Yunomi)
Kabuse Sencha (Obubu/京都おぶぶ茶苑)
Kamigokoro Gyokuro (Ocha no Kanbayashi/お茶のかんばやし)
Karigane Hojicha (Chayuutei/茶遊亭)
Kukicha (Phoenix Tea)
Kuki Cha (Sugimoto America)
Kumamoto Kamairicha (Furyu/Yunomi)
Kuradashi Sencha (Chagama/Marumo Mori/マルモ森)
Kyobancha (Obubu/京都おぶぶ茶苑)
Organic Benifuki Sencha Leaf (Moga) Autumn (Kanes)
Organic Kabusecha (Sugimoto America)
Organic Sun Drop Pink Tea 2nd Flush (Kanes)
Sayama Sencha Kakurei (Yunomi/Morita Tea Garden)
Sencha (Marumo Mori Shouten (マルモ森商店)
Sencha (My Green Tea)
Sencha (Sugimoto America)
Sencha (Ofukucha) (Tsubaki Grand Shrine)
Sencha of Brightness (Obubu/京都おぶぶ茶苑)
Sencha of the Earth (Obubu/京都おぶぶ茶苑)
Sencha of the Spring Sun (Obubu/京都おぶぶ茶苑)
Sencha of the Summer Sun (Obubu/京都おぶぶ茶苑)
Sencha of the Wind (Obubu/京都おぶぶ茶苑)
Sencha Saga (B. Fuller's Mortar & Pestle)
Shimacha Oku Midori (Asakichi Cha Gyou/朝吉茶行)
Shinko (The Jasmine Pearl)
Special Sencha (Jinja Fukucha/Ofukucha) (Tsubaki Grand Shrine)
Shogun Midori (NaturaliTea/Yunomi)
Single Cultivar Sencha, Asatsuyu (Dobashien/Yunomi)
Standard Gyokuro, Tsuki no Hikari (Shogyokuen/Yunomi)
Suzume Kukicha (Obubu/京都おぶぶ茶苑)
Tea of Moonlight (Obubu/京都おぶぶ茶苑)
Temomi Shincha (Sugimoto America) 
Tencha (Harney & Sons)
Tougenkyou (Cha Cha no Ma/茶茶の間)
Tsubame Kukicha (Obubu/京都おぶぶ茶苑)
Tsugumi Kukicha (Obubu/京都おぶぶ茶苑)
Ureshino Kamairicha (Chakouan Tea Shop/Yunomi)
Ureshino Select: Oku (Chakouan Tea Shop/Yunomi)
Yanagi Bancha (Obubu/京都おぶぶ茶苑)
Yanaka Midori (谷中みどり - Mid-grade) (Chaho Kanekichi-en/金吉園)
Yume no Uki-hashi / 夢の浮橋 (Tsuen)

Kenya
Glowing Green (JusTea/Tumoi Teas)
Kapchorua (Metropolitan Tea Company)

Korea
Boseong Sejak 2nd Flush (Teas Unique)
Jukro Cha (Okro Tea)
Mt. Jiri Sejak 2nd Flush (Teas Unique
Organic Boseong Green Tea 보성녹차 (Damiso/차미소)
Yip-cha (Phoenix Tea)

Nepal
Ganesha Green (Nepal Tea LLC)
Green Pearls (Nepal Tea LLC)
Ilam Green Pearls (Young Mountain)

Sri Lanka
Irish Breakfast (Barnes & Watson/Perennial Tea Room)
Royal Ceylon Gunpowder (Metropolitan Tea Company)

Taiwan
Formosa Gunpowder (Metropolitan Tea Company)

USA
Steamed Green Tea (Minto Island Tea Company)

Vietnam
Vert du Vietnam (Phoenix Tea)

Origin Not Provided
Gunpowder Green Tea (Trader Joe's)
High Mountain Green Tea (Tea Lady)
Hojicha Green Tea (Teahouse Kuan Yin)

Flavored Green

China
Genesis (SerendipiTea)
Sencha Kyoto Cherry Rose (Metropolitan Tea Company)
Silver Jasmine Green Tea / Mo Li Yin Hao (Teavivre)

Colombia
Mist Forest (Bitaco)
Tropical Charming (Bitaco)

Japan
Echigo Bocha (Yunomi/Seikoen Tea Factory)
Genmaicha (Obubu/京都おぶぶ茶苑)
Genmaicha (Jinja Fukucha/Ofukucha) (Tsubaki Grand Shrine)
Matcha Genmaicha (Keiko)
Obukucha with Gold Powder (Yunomi/Yamane-en)

Vietnam
Voi Vàng Jasmin Tea (Quốc Thái)

Origin Not Provided
Jasmine Pearl (Heart and Soul Tea Shop)
Sencha Kyoto Cherry Rose (Tea Republik)



Matcha & Powder
Japan
Ceremonial Matcha (DoMatcha)
Master's Choice (DoMatcha)
Organic Benifuki Sencha Powder (Autumn) (Kanes)
Tsubokiri Matcha (Marukyu Koyamaen/丸久小山園)



Purple
Kenya
Purple Leaf Tea 2017 (JusTea/Tumoi Teas)
Purple Leaf Tea (JusTea/Tumoi Teas)

Flavored Purple

Kenya
Purple Mint (JusTea/Tumoi Teas)



Yellow
China
Jun Shan Yin Zhen (New Century Tea Gallery)
Jun Shan Yellow Brick (Phoenix Tea)

Korea
Boseong Sejak Hwang Cha 2nd Flush (Teas Unique)
Joongjak Hwang Cha 3rd Flush (Teas Unique)

Origin Not Provided
Imperial Yellow Tea (Imperial Tea Court)
Spring Bud Yellow Tea (Murchie's)



Oolong
China
Amber Dragon (Bai Hao Oolong) (Shen Zen Tea)
Bai Hao Oolong (Perennial Tea Room)
Bai Hao Oolong (Smacha)
Da Hong Pao (New Century Tea Gallery)
Fenghuang Dancong (Phoenix Mountain Oolong) (Phoenix Tea)
Fujian Rain/Shui Xian (Adagio)
Milk Oolong Reserve List (Perennial Tea Room)
Monkey Pick Oolong (New Century Tea Gallery)
Oolong Tea (Tealated)
Organic Jin Yu Tie Guan Yin (New Century Tea Gallery)
Se Chung Oolong (Metropolitan Tea Company)
Ti Kuan Yin (Teahouse Kuan Yin)
Ti Kuan Yin (YPJMC/Yiping Jia Ming Cha)
Water Sprite (Wuyi Shui Xian) (SerendipiTea)
Wu Liang Gao Shan (Phoenix Tea)
Wuyi Da Hong Pao/Big Red Robe (SerendipiTea)

India
Darjeeling Oolong (Phoenix Tea)

Indonesia
Banten Dawn (Arum Tea)
Equator Sun (Arum Tea)

Japan
Blue Oolong Tea (Kaneban Higuchi/Yunomi)
Organic Benifuki Oolong (Kanes)
Organic Oolong Tea (Takeo Tea Farm/Yunomi)

Kenya
Jani Dhahabu (Golden Leaf) (Phoenix Tea)
Safari Oolong (JusTea)

Nepal
Shangri-La Oolong (Nepal Tea LLC)

Taiwan
Charcoal Roast Dong Ding - 3 Roast (Floating Leaves Tea)
Eastern Beauty Twisted Leaf (J-Tea)
Formosa Oolong (Harney & Sons)
Formosa Oolong (Metropolitan Tea Company)
Gui Fei Mei Ren (Floating Leaves Tea)
Heavily Roasted Dong Ding (Eco-Cha)
High Mountain Ali Shan Oolong (Shen Zen Tea)
Iron Buddha Aged Traditional, 20 Years Old, Charcoal Roasted (The Chinese Tea Shop)
Lightly Roasted Dong Ding (Eco-Cha)
Milk Oolong (Vital Tea Leaf)
Red Oolong (Shiuan Long Enterprises Co., Ltd.)

USA
Oolong (Minto Island Tea Company)

Vietnam
Red Buffalo (Chariteas)

Origin Not Provided
Bai Hao Oolong (Oriental Beauty) (Teahouse Kuan Yin)
Cui Fong (Spring) (Metropolitan Tea Company)
Lung Ching (Dragonwell) (Friday Afternoon)
Quilan Oolong (White Lion Tea)
Thé Wulong Supérieur (Trianon Tea)

Flavored Oolong

China
Milk Oolong Tea (Murchie's)

Nepal
Tihar Smoked Oolong Tea (Nepali Tea Traders)

Taiwan
Blue People (Vital Tea Leaf)

Origin Not Provided
Blue People (Heart and Soul Tea Shop)



Black 
China
Black & Gold (Metolius Artisan Tea/Suttle Tea)
Chingwo County China Black Tea (Metropolitan Tea Company)
Golden Monkey/Jin Hou (Adagio)
Golden Monkey Tea (Murchie's)
Golden Monkey/Jin Hou (Perennial Tea Room
Golden Tian Hong (Perennial Tea Room)
Jade Snail (Adagio)
Jin Jun Mei (Phoenix Tea)
Keemun Black Tea Grade 1 (Tea Vivre)
Organic Keemun Panda #1 (Metropolitan Tea Company)
Ying Ming Yunnan China Black Tea (Metropolitan Tea Company)
Zheng He Gong Fu (Mad Hat Tea Company)

Colombia
Black Tea (Bitaco)

India
Assam (Perennial Tea Room)
Assam STG FOP 1 2nd Flush (Tazo)
Avongrove Darjeeling 1st Flush (2012) (Teahouse Kuan Yin)
BOPSM (Mana Organics)
Borengajuli Assam (Metropolitan Tea Company)
Churchmouse Autumn Tea (Churchmouse Yarns & Teas/Steven Smith Teamaker)
English Breakfast (Metropolitan Tea Company)
Gielle 1st Flush Darjeeling (Harney & Sons)
Hajua Assam (Mad Hat Tea Company)
Indi's Gold (Young Mountain)
Irish Breakfast (Metropolitan Tea Company)
Mim Darjeeling (Metropolitan Tea Company)
Nilgiri (Phoenix Tea)
Nonsuch (Metropolitan Tea Company)
2015 2nd Flush Sikkim (Temi Clonal SK-24) (Leafull Darjeeling House)

Indonesia
Dewata TGFOP (Chariteas)
Java Grey Dragon (Nothing But Tea/Phoenix Tea)
Java Nirvana (Arum Tea)
Java Nirvana (Long Form Leaf) (Arum Tea)
Java White Tips (Chariteas)
Makaibari Estate Darjeeling 2nd Flush (2012) (Perennial Tea Room)
Patuahwattee Estate PF (TehKu Tea Company)

Iran
Persian Gold (Perennial Tea Room)

Japan
Chiran (SerendipiTea)
Oku Yame Black Tea (Kurihara Tea/Yunomi)
Organic Japanese Black Tea Setoya Momiji (NaturaliTea/Yunomi)
Wakocha Black Tea (Azuma Tea Farm/東茶園)

Kenya
English Breakfast (Metropolitan Tea Company)
Kambaa-BP1 (Metropolitan Tea Company)
Monsoon Black (Perennial Tea Room)
Rundu Black (Phoenix Tea)

Laos
Classic Red Tea (108) (Laos Tea)

Nepal
Kanchanjangha Noir (Nepal Tea LLC)
Kumari Gold (Nepal Tea LLC)
Nepali 1st Flush (Tazo)
Premium Spring Tippy Black Tea (Nepali Tea Traders)

New Zealand
Black Tea (Zealong)

Sri Lanka
English Breakfast (Metropolitan Tea Company)
Kenilworth Estate Ceylon (Mad Hat Tea Company)
Lover's Leap (Metropolitan Tea Company)
Pettiagalla Estate Golden Ceylon (Perennial Tea Room)

Taiwan
Alishan High Mountain Hong Cha (Phoenix Tea)
Ruby 18 (Shen Zen Tea)
Sun Moon Lake (Cameron)
Sun Moon Lake (Seattle Best Tea)
Sun Moon Lake (Zen Tea Traders)
Sun Moon Lake Assamu (Shen Zen Tea)

Tanzania
Ambangulu-BP1 (Metropolitan Tea Company)
Irish Breakfast (Metropolitan Tea Company)

Turkey
Siyah Çay (Bekir Ağa)

Origin Not Provided
Black Dragon Pearl (Teavana)
Tuppence Traditional (The Tea Party)

Flavored Black

China
1907 Blend (Metropolitan Tea Company/The Fairmont Store)
Apple Autumn Spice (Afternoon To Remember)
Egg Nog Tea (MarketSpice)
Florence (Harney & Sons)
Lapsang Souchong (New Century Tea Gallery)
Lapsang Souchong (Perennial Tea Room)
Lapsang Souchong Special (Unsmoked) (Phoenix Tea)
Lichee Congou (Metropolitan Tea Company)
Lichee Congou (Tea Republik)
Red Army (Phoenix Tea)
St. Petersburg (Kusmi Tea)
Phoenix Chai (Phoenix Tea)
Smoked Earl Grey (Tao of Tea)

Colombia
Andean Princess (Bitaco)
Cacao Kisses (Bitaco)

India
Gingerbread Chai (Afternoon To Remember)
Masala Chai (San-Cha)
Phoenix Chai (Phoenix Tea)
Red Army (Phoenix Tea)
Smoked Earl Grey (Tao of Tea)

Indonesia
Teh Melati (Jasmine Tea) (Tong Tji)

Korea
Black Tea with Mandarin Orange (Teas Unique)

Republic of Georgia
Red Army (Phoenix Tea)

Sri Lanka
Irish Rum Cream (Perennial Tea Room)
Monk's Blend (Metropolitan Tea Company)
Versailles Lavender Earl Grey (Metropolitan Tea Company)

Origin Not Provided
Black Licorice (Tea Madame)
Christmas Festival (Washington's Finest Tea)
Clockwork Orange (The Tea Works)
Cream of Earl Grey Tea (Tealated)
Joulun Valo Tee (Mokkamestarit)
Lapsang Souchong Supreme (An Afternoon to Remember)
Monk's Blend (Marco Polo Tea Shop)
Oregon Breakfast Black Tea (Plum Deluxe)
Paris (Harney & Sons/Perennial Tea Room)
Peppermint Bark (Perennial Tea Room)
Pirate King Blend (Friday Afternoon)
Pumpkin Masala Chai (Afternoon to Remember)
Pumpkin Spice Chai (Shen Zen Tea)
Söderblandning (The Tea Centre of Stockholm)



Pu-erh
China
2008 Bulang Imperial Grade Shou Brick (Crimson Lotus)
2006 Cang Yuan Wa Mountain Pu-erh Brick (Ripe) (Phoenix Tea)
2009 Cha Tou (Ripe) (Alan Laszuk Private Reserve)
2004/2005 Elephant Organic Arbor Puer (Alan Laszuk Private Reserve)
Golden Pu-erh (Metropolitan Tea Company)
1993 Green Puer Cake (Alan Laszuk Private Reserve)
1990's Menghai District Bing Cha Private Storage (Ripe) (Alan Laszuk Private Reserve)
1994 Menghai Zun Cha Brick (Ripe) (Alan Laszuk Private Reserve)
Pu Erh Poe (Adagio)
Pu-erh Tuocha (Tazo)
2007 9081 Sheng Shi Zhong Cha (Alan Laszuk Private Reserve)
Shu Yunnan Golden Palace Grade Loose Puerh (Ripe) (Alan Laszuk Private Reserve)
2010 Spring Xi-Zhi Hao Bu Lang "Xian Zhu" Tong Cha (Uncooked) (Alan Laszuk Private Reserve)
Wild Buds Yabao (The Chinese Tea Shop)
2005 Xiaguan Tea Factory Horseback Tuocha (Raw) (Alan Laszuk Private Reserve)
Young Pu-erh (Metropolitan Tea Company)

Laos
Sheng Tea 102 (2012) (Laos Tea)
Sheng Tea 104 from Ban Payasi (Laos Tea)

Flavored Pu-erh

Origin Not Provided
Cocoa Power (SerendipiTea)
Tilt Your Kilt (The Tea Works)



Heicha/Dark
China
Axiang Mei Hunan Heicha (Phoenix Tea)
Fu Tea (Xiangyi Fu Tea)
Hunan Hei Cha Cubes (Phoenix Tea)
Wuliang Mountain Pu-erh (2008) (Heart & Soul Tea Shop)
Ye Jian Wild Tips (Phoenix Tea)
Yuan Ye Shou Zhu Jin Hua Fuzhuan Cha/原叶手筑金花茯砖茶 (Anhua Lingfengshan Tea Industry Co., Ltd./安化领峰山茶业有限公司)

Japan
Awa bancha (Nīryokucha/新居緑茶)
Batabatacha (Furyu/Yunomi)
Goishicha (Furyu/Yunomi)
Ishizuchi Kurocha/Tengu Kurocha (Satsuki-kai/さつき会)

Flavored Heicha/Dark

China
Rose Hearts Mini-Cakes (Phoenix Tea)



Herbal/Tisane
Canada
Lemon Mango Punch (Metropolitan Tea Company)

Egypt
Camomile Mint (Metropolitan Tea Company)

Japan
Kesennuma Kuwacha (Kesennuma Kuwacha Eitoku)

South Africa
Green Rooibos (Metropolitan Tea Company)
Honeybush (Metropolitan Tea Company)

Spain
Lemon Mango Punch (Metropolitan Tea Company)

Thailand
Lemon Mango Punch (Metropolitan Tea Company)

USA
Camomile Mint (Metropolitan Tea Company)
Green Yaupon Tea (Cat Spring)
Lemon Mango Punch (Metropolitan Tea Company)
Medium Roast Black Yaupon Tea (Cat Spring)
Dark Roast Black Yaupon Tea (Cat Spring)
Peppermint Tea (The Tea Spot)

Origin Not Provided
Berry Berry (Metropolitan Tea Company)
Le Cremesicle (Mad Hat Tea Company)
The Forest Wild Berry Tea (Jas Caffe)
Ginger Zest (Phoenix Tea)
Gingerbread Tea (MarketSpice)
Gold Mountain Spiced Rooibos (Tea Madame)
Green Lemongrass (JusTea)
Joulu Rooibos (Forsman Tea)
Montana Gold (Encore Chocolate & Teas)
Rooibos Coconut Chai (QTrade)
Star Spangled Herbal (Perennial Tea Room)
Vata (Air Balancing) (Chado Tea)



Instant Tea
English Breakfast (Pique Tea)
Sencha Green Tea (Pique Tea)