Category Archives: Long-form Article

Not Quite so Young “Yiwu” Raw Pu’erh [June 2015 Tea Drinking Report]

Big shoutouts to Dignitea and Brian (double B) for providing teas for this month and allowing the content to be what it is! Welcome to Part 2 of the overly-indulgent Yiwu report. Part 1 was young teas and was composed … Continue reading

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“Yiwu” Raw Pu’erh [May 2015 Tea Drinking Report]

Big shoutouts to Carolyn, Richard, Dignitea and several vendors for providing teas and others like Shah8 for their recommendations! A brief disclaimer: This report should be taken as my own personal journey into tea and not as the ultimate, definitive … Continue reading

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Yancha (Wuyi Oolongs) [March 2015 Tea Drinking Report]

Big shoutouts to Brian, Carolyn, and Richard (+vendors) for providing several of the teas for this month and allowing the content to be what it is! I hope you like long-form content, because this tea of the month report is … Continue reading

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Lincang Raw Pu’erh [January 2015 Tea Drinking Report]

Big shoutouts to Dignitea, Brian, Jake, Carolyn and Cwyn for providing several of the teas for this month and allowing the content to be what it is! I hope you like long-form content, because this tea of the month report … Continue reading

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Mature Pu’erh [November 2014 Tea Drinking Report]

In the month of November 2014, the tea of the month was Mature Pu’erh. During this month, I had Mature Pu’erh at least once a day (unless totally unfeasible). I’ll still consume other teas, but the primary focus is understanding … Continue reading

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White2Tea, Featured Vendor

The vendor profile for White2Tea is a part of our Pu’erh Tea Vendor Series, covering a number of Pu’erh-centric vendors that sell to the west. This interview was conducted with TwoDog of White2Tea. White2Tea is the prototypical curated vendor. It is run by … Continue reading

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Ripe Pu’erh [October 2014 Tea Drinking Report]

In the month of October 2014, the tea of the month was Ripe Pu’erh. During this month, I had Ripe Pu’erh at least once a day (unless totally unfeasible). I’ll still consume other teas, but the primary focus is understanding … Continue reading

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Aged Oolongs [September 2014 Tea Drinking Report]

In the month of September 2014, the tea of the month was Aged Oolong. During this month, I had Aged Oolongs at least once a day (unless totally unfeasible). I’ll still consume other teas, but the primary focus is understanding … Continue reading

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Crimson Lotus Tea, Featured Vendor

The vendor profile for Crimson Lotus Tea is a part of our Pu’erh Tea Vendor Series, covering a number of Pu’erh-centric vendors that sell to the west. This interview was conducted with Glen of Crimson Lotus Tea. Crimson Lotus Tea is … Continue reading

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Yunnan Sourcing, Featured Vendor

The vendor profile for Yunnan Sourcing is a part of our Pu’erh Tea Vendor Series, covering a number of Pu’erh-centric vendors that sell to the west. Based in both Kunming and Portland, Yunnan Sourcing is one of the longest standing pu’erh vendors … Continue reading

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