Category Archives: Oolong

Travel Write-Up (JP + TW + HK)

I recently had the privilege of traveling to Asia for the third time. Within 3.5 weeks I traveled to Japan, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. I wasn’t going to write anything originally, but a slow chatter of emails and messages have … Continue reading

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WuyiOrigin Qidan [Inbetweenisode 131]

This inbetweenisode, James drinks WuyiOrigin’s Qidan. On the lighter roasted side of Wuyi and very aromatic. Qidan is one of the common varietals used as a close cousin of Dahongpao. https://www.wuyiorigin.com/

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Floating Leaves Three Roast Dongding [Episode 208]

Three roast Dongding from Floating Leaves. A nicely processed and roasted oolong, that’s a bit different from your standard charcoal roasted Dongding oolong.

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Wuyi Origin Xingren Xiang Dancong Oolong [Episode 206]

An almond aroma (Xingren Xiang) Dancong from Cindy Chen over at Wuyi Origin.

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Wuyi Origin Milan Xiang [Inbetweenisode 126]

Another very pleasant Dancong from Cindy at WuyiOrigin. This episode features another guest appearance by Meet.

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Wuyi Origin Yashi Xiang aka Duck**** Aroma [Episode 203]

The infamous Duck**** aroma tea featured on TeaDB. This is an oddity for TeaDB, a Dancong. Enjoyable, aromatic tea. Thanks to Cindy for sending this our way. https://www.wuyiorigin.com/

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2014 Wuyi Origin Laocong Shuixian [Episode 199]

A 2014 Old Bush Shuixian Yancha from Cindy Chen at Wuyi Origin.  

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Tea Drinking Reflections 2016 & 15 Cake Challenge 2017

In what is becoming a yearly tradition, I spent too much and bought too much in 2016.  An extended trip to Asia didn’t help matters. Unlike 2015 I’m actually pretty happy with what I spent money on. Part of this … Continue reading

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Czajownia Alishan [Episode 190]

A crisp, fresh, Alishan coming from an unlikely source in Poland.

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W2T Hot & Heavy + DHP [Inbetweenisode 114]

Rejoined by Meet to visit a couple of White2Tea’s new Wuyi teas.  

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