Glorious New Teas

November 19, 2006 at 12:46 am 7 comments

We went to Gong Fu Tea today with my family…and my dad bought me some tea for my birthday! Yippeeee! Here is the run down:

Pacific Breeze: My all-time favorite. This is what I drink everyday. It makes me infinitely happy. It smells so amazing. Here is their description: We can only describe this extraordinary blend as “eye-popping”! This tea is an exotic mélange of only the finest organic ingredients – Oolong tea leaves, wild roses, jasmine blossoms, lemon myrtle and natural citrus oils that come together to produce a beautiful, dry, and flavorful brew that will linger on the palate. This tea is an experience that must be tried.

Blue Spring Oolong: I got this one because it has a unique look to it…kind of like little turds. hee hee! The owner’s wife said it’s her favorite…so I just had to try it out. I love oolong tea. Description: The leaves for this oolong are grown at high elevations in Fujian Province, China — amidst a landscape that is home to the ideal breezes and humidity for producing quality teas. The partially oxidized leaves are hand-rolled in a licorice powder, causing them to take on the appearance of small pebbles. When brewed, the liquor emits a delicately sweet aroma and provides a pleasantly peculiar, lingering finish. This is perhaps the most unique oolong tea we have ever experienced.

Gobi Green with Citron: This delicate green tea with a hint of citrus and orange flowers will provide a gentle awakening to the new day. After a few cups of this unique blend, you will find your adventurous spirit exploring paths that are often less traveled.

Yum! Does anyone want to come have a cup of tea with me?!

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7 Comments Add your own

  • 1. rebecca  |  November 20, 2006 at 4:28 am

    sara, you are tea nerd…hahahaha….i had some jasmine tea from the gong fu…yum yum yummmm…i love the way the leaves uncurl from those sweet little tea balls….i always drink my tea in the special cup too….

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  • 2. Here we go...  |  November 20, 2006 at 1:16 pm

    Oh, me, me, me. I want some tea!!!

    Reply
  • 3. Anonymous  |  November 20, 2006 at 1:55 pm

    im loving so much all the photos arund the blog. i love tea too.

    Reply
  • 4. Mark  |  November 21, 2006 at 4:21 pm

    I think you may enjoy this.
    http://wileng.blogspot.com/

    Reply
  • 5. Sara  |  November 21, 2006 at 5:34 pm

    Thanks Mark! I had seen that before, but had forgotten about it. It looks like it has tons of tea info.

    Reply
  • 6. Anonymous  |  December 4, 2006 at 9:34 pm

    ME. I drank coffee in high school, but quickly abandoned it when I realized that drinking is really doesn’t do me much good. Recently I’ve really gotten into tea… I’m going to Chinatown this week to search out some really great Asian loose-leaf tea to use in my new French press! Yay!

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  • 7. Anonymous  |  January 22, 2007 at 12:56 pm

    Wow. I love your blog. We share a lot of the same interests.

    I love what you wrote about tea.

    I’m curious…what kind of tea pot do you use to boil water and to steep (two different ones or the same? Maybe you mentioned in your blog and I missed it?)

    Also, what kind of water do you use? I recently read the amount of oxygen in water is important to the taste of tea so fresh (i.e. spring or tap water is best and bottled water may compromise the tea).

    Interesting…

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