Category Archives: Oolong

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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Floating Leaves Tea’s Muzha Tieguanyin [Episode 180]

A Taiwanese, high-fired roasted Tieguanyin from local tea shop, Floating Leaves.

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Wu Zhong Hang Yuansheng [Episode 177]

A supposedly best-selling oolong from a shop in the Yongkang area of Taipei. Thanks to Gio for sending this!

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Old Whitey & Hoplite Oolong — TeaDB James InBetweenIsode Episode #106

Back for another episode.. Old Whitey & Hoplite (Yancha) are featured in the September W2T Club.

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Blind Spots (in the Western Market)

The west is a tiny blimp in the Chinese specialty tea market. Having had the experience of traveling and shopped for tea in Taiwan and Hong Kong it gives me some idea of how the market looks in parts of east … Continue reading

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Teamasters Alishan [Episode 172]

This episode, Denny and James drink a fresh 2016 Alishan from Teamasters generously supplied by Ryan Ahn of the Penn State Institute.

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2005 Shuixian — TeaDB James InBetweenIsode Episode #87

We’re back with a bonus episode. This one features frequently requested guest, Meet and a 2005 Shuixian that he owns quite a lot of.

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