Category Archives: Low-Elevation Oolong

Floating Leaves Tea’s Muzha Tieguanyin [Episode 180]

A Taiwanese, high-fired roasted Tieguanyin from local tea shop, Floating Leaves.

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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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TeaHome’s Mid-Fired Dongding [Episode 149]

Getting back to our roots, with a mid-fired Dongding from Teahome. Sweet, aromatic, and easy to drink.

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The Much Delayed Taiwan Oolongs Teas to Age Report

Better late than never, right? I announced this tea of the month about a year ago and have had samples sitting around forever. The original goal of this report was to find some decent oolongs to age for the future. … Continue reading

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Shopping for Tea in Taiwan

Forever alone.. Being a pu’erh addict in the west is a lonely endeavor and how we intake information and buy tea is in all likelihood very different than the average Asian pu-head. We’re often resigned to the tea table/closet all … Continue reading

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Floating Leaves Tea Oriental Beauty — TeaDB James InBetweenIsode Episode #29

An Oriental Beauty from Floating Leaves Tea in Seattle. A nice casual tea.

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Floating Leaves Tea’s 2014 Winter Farmer’s Choice Baozhong [Episode 103]

Back to our roots! A very nice Winter Harvest Baozhong from Floating Leaves.

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February/March Tea of the Month 2015

I decided I’m going to be announcing these early in groups of three months. This gives me a bit more time to combine orders and collect samples. Please suggest teas in the comments or via email teadborg@gmail.com. Tea of the … Continue reading

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Announcing Tea of the Month 2015

This is an announcement about the tea of the month series for 2015 as well as an outline of January’s upcoming tea of the month. Similar to the other tea of the months this will be more of a personal … Continue reading

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Everlasting Tea’s 1982 Baozhong [Episode 80]

In episode 80, Denny & James review another aged Baozhong. From 1982, this oolong is clean, plummy, with really interesting texture and represents a big contrast vs. the gardeny aged Baozhong from Episode 79 and the modern, green style Baozhong. Thanks … Continue reading

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