Category Archives: Raw Pu’erh

2017 Zhensilong Yibang Raw Pu’erh via Tea Encounter [Episode 313]

This episode, Denny and I bring a tea on from one of the six famous tea mountains, Yibang. It’s quite approachable, with good depth and potency. Thank you to Tiago of Tea-Encounter for sending the sample.

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How I Am Storing My Pu’erh

I’ve realized that I’ve written quite a bit about storage, but have not done a focused post on how I store my own tea. This is partially because I’m still figuring out how well my own setup has been working … Continue reading

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Tea and Tobacco Guest Appearance

This is not a TeaDB episode, but a guest appearance I made on Tea and Tobacco. It was a fun conversation and we talked about a wide array of topics from pu’erh storage, how I got into tea, and a … Continue reading

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Stamp Collecting Experiences. Dangers of a Single Session Sample

Stamp collecting in the pu’erh world means buying single cakes of a bunch of different teas. The appeal is obvious. A cake is a decent quantity of tea, especially for a single person, and you can chisel a little at … Continue reading

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2005 Chenyuan Hao Shanzhong Chuanqi via TWL [Episode 309]

This episode, Denny and I drink a Taiwan Stored 2005 Chenyuan Hao Shanzhong Chuanqi from Teas We Like. I’ve had a wetter stored version (also TW Stored) previously and was not impressed. This tea is considerably more impressive with the … Continue reading

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Things I Like & Dislike. Marco’s Hotbox, Flying Blind, Sharing Tea..

More things i like & dislike. Marco’s Hotbox Experiment Read here: https://mgualt.com/tealog/2018/08/04/temp-control-experiment-w2t-bosch/ https://mgualt.com/tealog/2018/10/08/storage-experiment-dayi-1701-7542-one-year-in/ https://mgualt.com/tealog/2018/11/05/storage-experiment-801-8582-can-one-year-make-a-difference/ I am pro hotbox experiment. This 1.5 year long test will help to address how much of an impact heat has on the maturation of tea. Even … Continue reading

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5th Annual r/tea Seattle Meetup [Episode 308]

Super special TeaDB episode! The can’t miss event this spring is the r/tea Seattle Meetup. Don’t miss out on the only event of the year where you can see all of your favorite tea-related personalities. Featuring Garrett, Meet, Denny and … Continue reading

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A Look at Prices From 2011-2018 Through Nine Yunnan Sourcing Productions

In 2012, Yunnan Sourcing released a spring Wuliang tea that sold for $23/400g. Since then, Scott has pressed five more spring Wuliangs, most recently in 2018. This time it was priced at $43/400g, an effective price raise of 87%. This … Continue reading

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AMA Q&A [Episode 306]

This episode, Denny and I do an AMA (Ask Me Anything) covering a wide array of topics. Thank you for all who sent in questions. Enjoy!

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Tasting From Deep in My Storage. Pu’erh Progress Report 2019 [Inbetweenisode 193]

This episode I talk about a series of tastings I’ve done with teas deeper in my stash that I purchased in 2014-2015. Most of the teas have been stored in my storage but I also drank a couple from fellow … Continue reading

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