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Why is the Western Scene so Dominated by Young Pu’erh, A Conversation w/Garrett [Inbetweenisode 146]

In this episode, Garrett and I take a look at one of the latest articles on TeaDB and some of the responses. We discuss why young raw pu’erh is such a commonly sourced tea for western facing pu’erh-centric vendor.

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2017 YS Rooster King Ripe Pu’erh [Episode 232]

One of Scott’s very recent ripe pu’erh pressings, the Year of the Rooster ripe cake. Well-blended and well-priced! 2017 Yunnan Sourcing "Rooster King" Ripe Pu-erh Tea Cake

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2004 Xiaguan FT T004 from MX (Taobao) [Inbetweenisode 145]

A 2004 FT production. This is an above average, robust solid Xiaguan tuo.  Thanks to Garrett for guest-starring in this episode.

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WuyiOrigin Old Bush Dusk **** Aroma [Episode 229]

Otherwise known as Laocong Yashi Xiang. Thank you Cindy for this very tasting oolong!

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2008 Dayi 8582 801 Raw Pu’erh feat. 2005 8582 [Inbetweenisode 144]

This episode, James continues his exploration of Taiwan stored 8582, with the 2008 version. This is also a solid tea and is starting to mellow to a more drinkable state. At the end of the episode, James compares the 2005 … Continue reading

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1999 Xiaguan All Red Neifei 8653 [Episode 228]

Strong, punch, potent, retired smoke this is a semi-aged factory tea that does not go down without a fight.

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2005 Dayi 8582 502 Raw Pu’erh [Inbetweenisode 143]

This episode, James covers one of the famous raw pu’erh recipes from Dayi, the 8582. He drinks a semi-aged version, previously stored in Taiwan. Special thanks to Marco for providing the tea.

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TShop’s Yushan, Taiwanese High Mountain Oolong [Episode 227]

A crisp, tasty green high mountain oolong from TShop. Extremely refreshing with good depth and huigan.

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WuyiOrigin Qidan Wuyi Oolong with Meet [Inbetweenisode 142]

This episode features perennial guest, Meet for some more of his favorite tea, Yancha. They drink James’ regular brew of the last year, WuyiOrigin’s Qidan.

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2008 White Tea via Healthy Leaf [Episode 226]

An aged white tea from Healthy Leaf. This is a very pleasant, smooth tea that still tastes like white tea with some moderate aged elements.

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