2002 Yiwu Ancient Spirit [Teas I own] via YS — TeaDB James InBetweenIsode Episode #64

Another tea from the stash.. This one is an old, reliable favorite that’s been covered by a number of different bloggers and sources. More humid storage than Kunming but still very clean, this is a good semi-aged chugger.

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7 Responses to 2002 Yiwu Ancient Spirit [Teas I own] via YS — TeaDB James InBetweenIsode Episode #64

  1. Uncle Larry says:

    Keep doing the episodes of tea you own. +1

  2. Doug says:

    Hey James,
    I, for one, like getting these more personal recommendations about teas you’ve gone the extra mile to actually purchase. It really helps with my own buying decisions.

    • James says:

      Hi Doug,

      Appreciate the feedback. There’s a couple more of these coming up. Will try to film a few more in my next batch as well.

      Cheers!
      -James

  3. Theo says:

    I liked this inbetweenasode. Although, I recently purchased a hefty 375g 2003 Ya’an Kang Zhuan, I tend to drink young teas. This one you reviewed seems very affordable for a tasty, semi-aged Yiwu!

    Do you brew your semi-aged teas and young teas in the same yixing, or would you recommend brewing them separately?

    Thanks,
    Theo

    • James says:

      Hi Theo,

      Thanks for the comment and kind words. I do tend to brew most my semi-aged in clay while most young teas get the gaiwan treatment around here.

      Cheers,
      -James

  4. Theo says:

    Interesting. Without seeing your reply, I’ve also noticed my tendency to use gaiwans on very young teas.

    I’m very new to aged teas, and I wonder how would you distinguish this from the 2006 EOT Peacock?

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