Category Archives: Oolong

2019 Everlasting Teas Baozhong Green Oolong [Episode 326]

This episode, Denny and I drink a green, very fresh, and friendly Baozhong from Everlasting Teas. Sammy over at Everlasting has kindly sent us tea for the past few years and the fresh Baozhong (one of their regular teas) is … Continue reading

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What I’ve Been Buying Recently (The Past Couple Years)

I get asked now and then what I’ve bought and where to buy from. Despite some past efforts of transparency and publicly shaming, I haven’t talked as directly about teas I’ve bought. If you read between the lines you can … Continue reading

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WuyiOrigin Baijiguan Wuyi Oolong [Episode 323]

This episode, Denny and I drink one of the four famous bushes of Yancha from Wuyi Origin and is usually processed and made on the greener end. This tea is aromatic, well-balanced and very enjoyable. https://www.wuyiorigin.com/

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2016 WuyiOrigin Laocong Shuixian [Inbetweenisode 204]

This episode, James is joined by old friend “five kilo” Meet. We drink some of Meet’s favorite type of tea, Yancha, and talk about both the tea and where his five kilos have gone.

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2016 Zhengyan 105 Wuyi via Yunnan Sourcing [Episode 320]

This episode, Denny and I drink a mildly unusual Wuyi. A fun change of pace vs. more typical mineraly Yancha. Thanks to John for sending in this sample!

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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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