Category Archives: Long-form Podcast

TAOBAO (& Pu’erh). A Conversation w/Garrett [Inbetweenisode 151]

In this episode, Garrett and James have an open-ended discussion on Taobao, a Chinese online shopping platform. We start by discussing how we originally started using Taobao, some of its uses to learn and explore tea, and how we found … Continue reading

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A Conversation w/Fellow Tea Blogger Oolong Owl [Inbetweenisode 149]

In this episode, James brings on the one and only, Oolong Owl. Char (Oolong Owl) is a fellow tea blogger who writes on a huge variety of teas. We cover a wide range topics, including Char’s tea journey, tea expos … Continue reading

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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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Extended Episode Pu’erh Regional Primer [Inbetweenisode 124]

An extended episode covering the big pu’erh regions of Yunnan. References to babelcarp and a couple of the regional TeaDB articles. http://babelcarp.org/babelcarp/ https://teadb.org/yunnan/

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Extended Episode LA vs. HK Dry 2011 Treasures from Five Mountains Storage Comparison [Inbetweenisode 121]

A storage comparison of LA vs. HK dry stored Treasures from Five Mountains. Thank you to Linda Louie of Bana Tea for sending in these samples!

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TeaDB Q&A #1 – General Questions

A question & answer session featuring a number of questions asked in this video. Thank you for your questions!

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2015 Red Yiwu Seasonal Comparison (Bana Tea) [Episode 157]

Spring vs. Summer vs. Autumn comparison of Bana Tea‘s Red Yiwu. Material is all from 2015.

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Interview w/Scott Wilson (Yunnan Sourcing) feat. 2013 YS Da Si [Episode 115]

A comprehensive interview with Scott Wilson of Yunnan Sourcing detailing his long 12 year journey based in Yunnan from it’s beginnings as an Ebay store, his own productions and much much more. Tea consumed: 2013 Yunnan Sourcing Da Si. Interview … Continue reading

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TeaDB Special! [Episode 100]

For episode 100, we’ve done an extra long (42 minute), free-flowing session. Throughout the session we drink a few different tea concoctions and engage in an extended Q&A.

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Special Guest: Hawaiian Rainforest White via Tealet [Episode 70]

In episode 70, Denny & James welcome special guests Rie and Elyse from Tealet onto the show. This episode we cover a US-grown tea, the Hawaiian Rainforest White.

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