Category Archives: Oolong

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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2018 WuyiOrigin Tafu Hou Dancong Oolong [Episode 298]

This episode, Denny and I drink an excellent Dancong from WuyiOrigin. While it is relatively green, the tea has a lively texture and is vibrant. Very enjoyable tea from a genre of oolong we don’t have often on the show.

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2018 Tea & TeaDB Reflections

2018 has been a year where I’ve continued to settle into regular habits of drinking my own tea rather than a year of exploration. I still very much enjoy drinking tea and have it at least once daily but the hobby … Continue reading

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Old Tea: 1967 Baozhong

I picked up this tea from a vendor in Taiwan in 2017. Generally speaking, I lean skeptical of age and even moreso extreme claims of this extent. But I spent considerable time with this vendor and trust them more than … Continue reading

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What’s a Bargain? Some Musings on Relative Price in Tea

What’s a real bargain? Below are some of my musings on how we think about price. The restaurant I probably go to most often in Seattle is a local taco joint. Their menu is simple and they execute their food … Continue reading

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2017 WuyiOrigin Bantianyao [Episode 288]

Thank you to Cindy for sending this tea. This is another very solid Yancha from Wuyi Origin. The tea is dynamic and well-balanced, with good depth of flavor. Recommended! https://www.wuyiorigin.com/

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Garrett Post-Taiwan Travel Recap [Inbetweenisode 180]

In this episode, Garrett and I discuss his recent trip to Taipei and some of his tea-related adventures. We talk about teas he was interested in and ended up buying, meeting up with tea friends, and communicating with teashops abroad … Continue reading

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1987 Everlasting Teas Aged Baozhong Oolong [Episode 285]

This episode Denny and I drink an old Baozhong grown in Taiwan. The tea is cherry sweet, earthy, and very clean. Thank you to Sammy for providing the tea! http://www.everlastingteas.com/

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