Category Archives: Podcasts

2016 Yunnan Sourcing Bawai Raw Pu’erh [Inbetweenisode 134]

In this episode James reviews one of Scott’s premium Lincang teas, the 2016 Bawai. This tea is a fresh, aromatic, and powerful brew. If Lincang teas are your jam, it’s worth a try! 2016 Yunnan Sourcing "Ba Wai Village" Raw … Continue reading

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2013 Xiaguan FT Love Forever [Episode 215]

In episode 215, Denny and James review a wedding gift to James! This is a special tea, that was secretly coordinated by a bunch of fellow tea-loving freaks. Thank you all! The tea is a Xiaguan production but a bit … Continue reading

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2009 Menghai 7542 901 Raw Pu’erh w/Emilio of The Jade Leaf [Inbetweenisode 133]

In this episode, Emilio and James drink a tea from one of Toby’s Curated Boxes, the 2009 Menghai 7542. Toby’s curated boxes are a project done by Emilio and Toby to expose people to samples of different pu’erh teas. … Continue reading

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Morning Crane Tea Korean Hwangcha [Episode 214]

This episode, James and Denny bring on an old favorite from a years back, Morning Crane Tea’s Hwangcha (Yellow Tea). With very small buds, this is a complex, delicate, floral tea!

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The Jade Leaf’s Teaware [Inbetweenisode 132]

In this episode James visits Emilio Del Pozo’s (The Jade Leaf) headquarters in Taiwan. We take a look and discuss his new electric kiln as well as some of his wood-fired wares.

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WuyiOrigin Qidan [Inbetweenisode 131]

This inbetweenisode, James drinks WuyiOrigin’s Qidan. On the lighter roasted side of Wuyi and very aromatic. Qidan is one of the common varietals used as a close cousin of Dahongpao.

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1990s Paperless Raw Pu’erh [Episode 212]

This episode, Denny and James drink a HK traditionally stored pu’erh, acquired by James during his stay in Taiwan. No frills, solid drinker.

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Tree Age in Pu’erh [Inbetweenisode 130]

This episode, James talks about the tricky topic of tree age, a common marketing point for dealers of modern pu’erh.

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2009 Dayi Menghai Tea Factory 7542 901 [Episode 211]

Not a rerun! This is a tasting of the first raw pu’erh we ever brought onto the show, the classic Dayi recipe 7542.

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Teas Unique Mt. Jiri Sejak [Episode 210]

A green tea from 2016, grown in Mt. Jiri mountain. This tea is a Sejak, or the second picking of the season. Mt. Jiri Teas

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