Category Archives: Oolong

Q&A. Vendor + Tea Recommendations, Tea Books, Judging Pu’erh, etc. [Inbetweenisode 173]

This episode I answer a series of questions on tea, covering a pretty wide range of topics. Topics include vendors for aged oolongs, water, tea books, caffeine content, judging pu’erh, and some pu’erh recommendations. Thanks for all the great questions … Continue reading

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Farmer Chen’s Primitive Charcoal Light Roast Lishan [Episode 275]

We drink Farmer Chen’s Lightly Roasted Lishan Tea. This one is very similar but also a little bit different from a few generes of Taiwanese oolongs. Thanks to Nug at Dead Leaves Club for the sample. You can find more … Continue reading

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Tea-Side, Vendor Profile & Interview

I had the pleasure of meeting tea vendors and Russian expats Valerii and Jane when I went to Chiang Mai. I had not been planning on any tea meetups on this trip, but Valerii happened to see I was traveling … Continue reading

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LazyCatTeas Daoshuikeng Rougui [Episode 272]

This episode James and Denny drink some more Yancha. Tea featured is a Rougui from Lazy Cat Teas. Very tasty, well-balanced tea for everyone to enjoy! http://www.lazycattea.com/shop/lazy cat teas

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Garrett Pre-Taiwan Travel Diaries [Inbetweenisode 171]

In this episode, we discuss Garrett’s upcoming trip to Taiwan in September. We talk about shopping for tea abroad, what he hopes to buy, and some aspects of traveling there. After he returns from his trip in late September, we … Continue reading

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Some Reasons You Should Consider Aging More Oolong & Less Pu’erh

Sometimes when I’m sipping a particularly delicious aged oolong, I’ll glance over at my tea fridge and then to my wine cooler and get some major self doubt. I enjoy drinking pu’erh and happen to own enough that I’ll be … Continue reading

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Why Not (Age) Oolong? [Inbetweenisode 167]

In this episode, regular guest Garrett comes back to discuss why more people aren’t aging oolong. The episode focuses on difference in pu’erh when it comes to aging, storage, and ease in the west.

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LazyCatTeas House Rougui [Episode 265]

In this episode, Denny and I drink a Rougui from Lazy Cat Teas. The tea is a very good Wuyi, well-roasted with a lot of minerals, and a strong rock taste. Lazy Cat Teas is a Wuyi specialist.  Thank you … Continue reading

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Leafy Green’s Heavy Roast Dongding [Episode 260]

This episode, Denny and James bring a heavy roast Dongding onto the show. Leafy Green is a relatively new vendor who sources some of their teas from Chen Hauying, a Taiwanese tea producer.

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Eco-Cha’s Wuyi Black Tea [Episode 254]

This episode, Denny & James review a genre-bending tea, a Wuyi-style tea provided by Taiwanese-based vendor Eco-Cha.

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