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  1. Hi Nakji, Judging from the Picture of your tea, I believe it is the green tea with white tea's name. It is Anji Baicha(white tea) green tea. But in Chinese, we call it Anji white tea becaue its buds are almost greenish white color due to the tea bush variety reason; but it belongs to the green tea category because of its making processing, which is different to silver needle or white peony. Anji county, which located in Zhejiang province, is very near to Suzhou, about 1.5 hours by cars. There are also the canals in Anji and Zhejiang province as well.Here is the Anji fresh leaves. In 2009, I
  2. In China, there is a strict and clear definition on the Pu Er tea plants. If the tea plant is without the main trunk, short, growing in Yunnan, then this tea plant is tea bush. If the tea plant has its main trunk, tall, then it is the arbor; In the arbor tea trees, there is also small arbor tree(within 150 years old); we will only define the old arbor tree tea for over 200 years old. Check the pictures for your reference. Bush, Small arbor, arbor Pu Er teas diverse a lot in its taste, aroma, throat feeling. Take green Pu Er with 1 year old as an example: Bush, taste is very astrigent, less
  3. Hi, I guess it is an interesting topic for the frequent Pu Er drinkers to judge the taste difference between the bush Pu Er tea and tree Pu Er tea. This is a basic step to judge the valuse of a Pu er, whether it has high potential to collect or storage.
  4. Hair crab is one of the famous Anxi Oolong tea for its mellow taste. Normally for the hair crab Oolong, it is processed accordingly to the traditional method, so that is why its tea liquid is quite yellow, compared to Tie Guan Yin. But its aroma is not as good as Tie Guan Yin, which is famous for its suble orchid aroma. The Tie Guan Yin Yun, Yun(refers to the combination express of Tie Guan Yin aroma and taste) is superior than any other three Anji Oolong teas. Once you sip the teas, you know exactly it is Tie Guan Yin, not others. For brewing Anxi Oolong teas, normally we will use a Gaiwan(1
  5. In Guangzhou China, there are thousands of tea shops with delicate chinese style decoration. Consumers would rather like to go to a tea shop to taste different kind of tea before buying. People in China dont like to buy tea from the internet, which can be summarized in several points: 1) Chinese e-shopping is still not as popular as US; 2)Chinese buying habits is to check or see before closing the deal. 3)the biggest tea consumption group in China is those guys over 30 or 35, so they are too busy to buy teas on internet.
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