Category Archives: Oolong

1996 Aged Tieguanyin via Teance [Episode 318]

This episode, Denny and I drink an aged Anxi Tieguanyin from Teance. The tea was roasted several times early on and has a heavy, earthy, mineral character. https://www.teance.com/

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The Struggle of Making Content Interesting & A Few Unhelpful Phrases

As someone that has done a fair amount of content on tea, I have a lot of mixed thoughts on the way information is passed. With tea reviews or discussing a specific tea I have struggled with the question: how … Continue reading

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Wang Family Tea Alishan High-Mountain Oolong [Episode 314]

This episode, Denny and I return to an old favorite, a high-mountain Alishan. It’s been a while since we’ve tasted a fresh high-mountain tea making this a really pleasant treat. This Alishan was kindly provided by Miguel of Wang Family Tea. … Continue reading

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Stamp Collecting Experiences. Dangers of a Single Session Sample

Stamp collecting in the pu’erh world means buying single cakes of a bunch of different teas. The appeal is obvious. A cake is a decent quantity of tea, especially for a single person, and you can chisel a little at … Continue reading

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Old Ways Tea Baijiguan Wuyi Oolong [Episode 310]

This episode, Denny and I drink one of the four famous Wuyi bushes, Baijiguan. This is perhaps the most unique of the four and usually processed towards the greener end. We discuss how it differs from your average Wuyi and … Continue reading

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5th Annual r/tea Seattle Meetup [Episode 308]

Super special TeaDB episode! The can’t miss event this spring is the r/tea Seattle Meetup. Don’t miss out on the only event of the year where you can see all of your favorite tea-related personalities. Featuring Garrett, Meet, Denny and … Continue reading

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Old Ways Tea Laocong Shuixian [Episode 307]

This episode, Denny and I drink a tea from what has become a popular source for Wuyi Oolongs, Old Ways Tea. This is our first (and blind) try at Old Ways Tea and we started with one of the classics … Continue reading

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AMA Q&A [Episode 306]

This episode, Denny and I do an AMA (Ask Me Anything) covering a wide array of topics. Thank you for all who sent in questions. Enjoy!

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2007 WuyiOrigin Smoky Lapsang Souchong [Episode 304]

This episode Denny and I drink an aged and smoky Lapsang Souchong from WuyiOrigin. This is an interesting tea (still smoky!) that feels familiar but also different from much of what we’ve tried.

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2018 WuyiOrigin Xingren Dancong Oolong [Episode 299]

This episode, Denny and I drink another Dancong from Cindy at WuyiOrigin. This one is everything you like from a greenish oolong. It is aromatic, floral and very tasty.

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