Black Orthodox (TGFOP)

Black Orthodox (TGFOP) Lesson 1 & 2 & 3 Info from class notes Tasting notes – Bright golden copper, smooth malt flavours Origin – Assam Brewing temp 100°c Steeping time 4 min Personal notes on the tea Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour analysis Cut leaf rolled, dark brown/black  Softer…

Black CTC

Black CTC (crush / tear / curl) Lesson 2 & 3 Info from class handouts Tasting notes – Rich dark liquor, full bodied, full mouth feel, slight astringency. Origin – Assam Temperature – 100°c Steep – 4 min Personal notes on the tea Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor analysis Aroma analysis Flavour…

Pu-erh

Lesson 1 & 2 Pu-erh info from class handouts Tasting notes – Dark red liquor – almost black, pungent, earthy and rich flavours. Origin – China Temperature – 100°c Steeping – 4 min Personal notes on the tea Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor analysis Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis Rusty brown, long rolled…

Green Pan Fried

Lesson 2 Info from class notes Green Pan Fried Tasting notes – Golden yellow liquor, astringent, smokey with slight vegetative undertones Origin – China Brewing temp – 100°c Steeping time – 4 min Personal notes on the tea Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis  Rolled pressed, cut leaf, light…

Oolong – Ti Kuan Yin

Lesson 1 & 2 Oolong – Ti Kuan Yin Info from class handouts Tasting notes – Golden liquor, toasty, smoky and floral flavours Origin – China Temp – 80°c Steeping time – 3 min Personal notes on the tea Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis  Deep green tightly rolled leaves…

Green Steamed (Sencha)

Lesson 2 Green Steamed (Sencha) Info from class handouts Tasting notes – Light green liquor, vegetative flavours with a hint of seaweed. Origin – Japan Temp – 80°c Steeping time – 3 min Personal notes on the tea Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis  1/4″-1/2″ cuts rolled flatten deep…

White Silver Needle

White Silver Needle Lesson 1 & 2 Info provided from class notes Tasting notes – Light liquor, smooth mouth feel, floral with a sweet aftertaste Origin – China Brewing temp 80°c Steeping time 5 min Personal notes on the tea Dry leaf appearance Wet leaf appearance Infused liquor Aroma analysis Flavour Analysis  Silvery grey jade…