Category Archives: Aged Oolong

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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Shopping for Tea in Taiwan FAQ

Since my first trip to Taiwan, I’ve been frequently asked about what to do and where to go for tea in Taiwan. This is an attempt to answer some of these questions.. I should also preface this with a warning. I’m … Continue reading

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TW Aged Oolong [Taiwan Tapes] — TeaDB James InBetweenIsode Episode #84

A type of tea that is becoming increasingly expensive in the east, but is several degrees harder to find in the west, aged oolong. This episode concludes the episodes filmed in Taiwan.

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1985 Fujian Tieguanyin — TeaDB James InBetweenIsode Episode #78

An aged oolong taken from the mysterious box. Episode includes lots of thoughts on the aged oolong genre in general.. The tea itself is clean, tasty and enjoyable.

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