Category Archives: Aged Oolong

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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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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Tea Drinking Reflections 2017

2017 has been a transitory year for me with a few significant life changes. Part of this involved the very painful process of packing up all my tea-related things and moving from my apartment of five years. This is the … Continue reading

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1981 Baozhong via Everlasting Teas [Episode 240]

This episode, Denny and James drink an old Baozhong (from Everlasting Teas) that’s been re-roasted once in 1995.

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1960s Song Tea Aged Baozhong (Oolong) [Episode 237]

This episode, James and Denny drink a very old oolong from San Francisco-based vendor Song Tea.

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1989 Everlasting Tea Baozhong Aged Oolong [Inbetweenisode 148]

In this episode, James drinks a very tasty aged Baozhong from a western vendor. Clean, sweet, and aged this tea was harvested in Pinglin.

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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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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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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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30 Year Old? Wuyi [Episode 162]

An oolong gift given to Denny from James’ Taiwan trip. This is an old, mellow, easy to drink Yancha.

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