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In Search of Taiping Houkui

In Search of Taiping Houkui

Posted by So-Han on Jun 4th 2021

Taiping Houkui 太平猴魁 is an enigmatic tea. From its unusual name, which roughly translates to "Great Peace Monkey Chief", to its prodigious leaf size, distinctive shape and extreme rarity, it is one of … read more
Swallowing Bitter

Swallowing Bitter

Posted by So-Han on Jun 30th 2020

We're excited to be adding a new Sheng Pu'er, Shitou Village Gushu Cha, to our website options. I'm personally excited for several reasons. For one, Sheng Pu'er 生普洱 is my favorite kind of tea. Sp … read more
Keep on Rockin' in the Tea World

Keep on Rockin' in the Tea World

Posted by So-Han on May 5th 2020

Well, it's been a crazy few years here in 茶stin, Teaxas.  For those of you just joining us, we've been importing, selling, and serving tea since 2012, and if you're not in Austin it's no surprise … read more