Category Archives: Raw Pu’erh

2005 Biyunhao Manzhuan [Episode 207]

A Manzhuan production from Taiwanese boutique, private label.

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Xizihao Report & Tasting Note Compilation

Xizi Hao is a boutique Taiwanese pu’erh brand. With Xizi Hao coming available from Taiwan, I’ve decided to release a few of my notes from my google spreadsheets of tea notes. Unlike other reports these teas were not sessioned in … Continue reading

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2016 Theasophie Guoyun [Episode 205]

One of the high-end Yiwu 2016 production from Theasophie.

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2013 Chensheng Hao Naka [Inbetweenisode 125]

A Naka production from a big Chinese brand, Chensheng Hao. Thank you to a tea friend for sending a sample my way!

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2006 Yangqinghao Wushang Miaopin [Episode 204]

One of the topdogs from YQH. This is a dark, potent premium Yiwu tea. Thanks to Emmett for sending it our way. http://www.yangqinghao.com/teas/2006-wushang-miaopin

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Simple Home Storage Solutions

Pu’erh storage is as complicated as you want to make it. But it’s also an issue that needs to be addressed for anyone with a stash. Keeping your pu’erh in open air or close to aromas is a good way to … Continue reading

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2007 Yibang Chamasi Mansa [Episode 202]

A production by Yibang Chamasi (formerly Tailian) featuring supposedly eastern Yiwu area material. Aged and priced well to be a daily drinker. Acquired from Toby via The Jade Leaf.

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Baseball Closers, 99 Bottles of Wine (Drink Your Damn Tea & Buy the Good Shit)

In major league baseball a team’s best relief pitcher is nearly always their closer. For years, the closer has been only used under very specific criteria. (a) Their team is ahead by three runs or less (b) there is one … Continue reading

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2016 Crimson Lotus Tea Space Girls w/Glen of CLT [Inbetweenisode 123]

Filmed at Phoenix Teashop in Burien, Washington. This episode features Glen of Crimson Lotus Tea and their 2016 Space Girls blend. Discussion also includes teaware as well as Glen and Lamu’s up and coming trip to Yunnan.

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2007 Chenyuan Hao Lao Banzhang [Episode 200]

Special episode 200, where Denny and James dress up very properly to enjoy the 2007 Chenyuan Hao Lao Banzhang. Thank you to Su and Phyll for the tea.

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