Category Archives: Raw Pu’erh

2017 Essence of Tea Wild Wuliang [Episode 239]

This episode, Denny and James drink a 2017 wild production from Wuliang, made by Essence of Tea.

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2007 Xizihao Puzhen [Episode 238]

In this episode, Denny and I bring a boutique tea generously provided by Darius (shah). The tea is the 2007 XZH Puzhen that has been relatively dry-stored.

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Five Things I Like & Dislike, Obsession with Value, Tea Shaming…

Things that have been occurring in the tea world that I like and dislike..

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2017 YS Yibang Raw Pu’erh [Episode 236]

This episode, Denny and James bring on a premium raw pu’erh produced by Yunnan Sourcing in 2017. A good combination of strength, aroma, and aftertaste. 2017 Yunnan Sourcing "Yi Bang" Ancient Arbor Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake

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Strong, Burly, and not too Expensive. Semi-Aged Xiaguan, MX-Tea Report [Feat. Garrett]

Sorry to all the people who like the drinking reports. 2017 has been sparse. This tasting is composed of a few teas that piqued my interest, affordable, semi-aged teas from Guangdong based Taobao Vendor MX-Tea. For this group of teas, … Continue reading

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2002 Yiwu Huangpian Brick Raw Pu’erh via W2T [Inbetweenisode 147]

This episode, James brings on a huangpian brick from White2Tea. Soft, mellow and smooth with an interesting and somewhat different aged character.

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2017 EoT Yiwu Guoyoulin Raw Pu’erh [Episode 233]

Essence of Tea’s premium 2017 pressing, an Yiwu supposedly from the Yiwu State Forest. https://www.essenceoftea.com/tea/puerh-tea/2017-yiwu-guoyoulin.html

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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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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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Does Pu’erh Increase in Value? Part 2. Landmark Years & Dayi Special Productions: A Look at Price

To some extent all pu’erh moves together in the market. When the pu’erh bust hit in 2007, teas across the board were hit. Raw tea, ripe tea, Dayi, Changtai, Lao Banzhang, Yiwu.. Of course this is only part of the picture. In … Continue reading

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