Rev angel’s favorite thing about it is the rounded flavors that have no bitterness.
Phoenix classics have the sublime aromas of their xiang or fragrance types cousins without being specific to one the result is a lively burst of peach, lychee, longan (the darker, tart cousin of lychee) and was that almonds?
The original bushes are no longer harvested from but once fetched $28K for 20 grams. The plant naturally grows on cliffs, so is referred to as “yancha” or rock tea.
The very first known black tea’s real name is zheng shan xiao zhong dates back to the Ming dynasty and gets its smoky flavor from being smoked over pinewood.
Drink Gabaron Matcha two or more hours before bed, or take a regular early in the day cup to improve sleep. Nervous system-regulator GABA lowers blood pressure, reduces stress, counters depression, improves weight regulation and, yes, has a sedative effect.
Simplicity is a core principal of tea as practice. At it’s simplest, it is just teapot, tea and water.
Blend 95 is Rev angel’s daily go-to. Rikyu is for when she wants to hit-the-pause button. Hikari is for riding that great emerald green cloud in the sky into the sublime state of relaxed awareness.
Rev angel remain loyal to Breakaway matcha. Their Original cold brew has a lively peppery kick that dazzles rather than dulls so getting her clinical 4-5 grams per day is easy. She is eyeing their new Reserve blend now too.
In Japan, the match is shincha — the earliest and most coveted sencha of the season. From fall to spring, the plant stores energy in the small buds and early leaves that are picked, steamed, rolled and sorted.
Harvested in the perfect conditions created around the West Lake in Hangzhou province, this one comes from the the Meijiawu which is one of the finest.