Category Archives: Raw Pu’erh

Five Things I Like and Dislike. Quick Judgements, Tea Chat Rooms, Condensed Descriptions.

Five more things I like & dislike…

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How I Brew Pu’erh & My Thought Process on Approaching Different Types of Pu’erh [Inbetweenisode 201]

In episode 201, I supplement a couple older episodes Denny and I filmed on the basics of raw and ripe pu’erh. In this episode I talk specifically about brewing and how I tend to model it in my head and … Continue reading

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Three Menghai Tea Factory Teas Between 1997-2001

Thanks to Nug, I had the opportunity to sample a few older and thereby quite expensive Menghai TF teas. I no longer sample as often as I used to, and try to be focused on very interesting teas when I … Continue reading

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2004, 2006, and 2007 Xiaguan Gold Ribbon from MX-Tea [Inbetweenisode 200]

This episode, I drink three different years of the Xiaguan Gold Ribbon production from Taobao vendor, MX-Tea. This was originally produced by Xiaguan in 2004 as a 100 gram Tuocha and in my opinion is quite a bit better than … Continue reading

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2018 Crimson Lotus Tea Autumn Hekai Raw Pu’erh [Episode 316]

This episode, Denny and I brew a powerful young sheng by local Seattle friends, Crimson Lotus Tea. The tea is quite punchy, potent, and strong, you’ll be able to tell by just watching the video. Thank you to Lamu & … Continue reading

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A Conversation w/Glen on Aging Tea in Seattle & Kunming, Blending & Tea Culture [Inbetweenisode 199]

In this episode, Glen and I have a casual conversation covering a wide arrange of tea and pu’erh centric topics. We start by talking about how tea is aging in Seattle (where we both live) and how that compares with … Continue reading

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The Struggle of Making Content Interesting & A Few Unhelpful Phrases

As someone that has done a fair amount of content on tea, I have a lot of mixed thoughts on the way information is passed. With tea reviews or discussing a specific tea I have struggled with the question: how … Continue reading

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2006 Troublemaker Fangcha w/Crimson Lotus Tea Raw Pu’erh [Inbetweenisode 198]

This episode, I’m joined by special guest Glen of Crimson Lotus Tea! This is the first of two episodes, and we drink a new semi-aged production. The tea is clearly dry-stored, but any harshness in the tea is mellowed to a … Continue reading

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2011-2018 Pu’erh Prices [Inbetweenisode 197]

As we approach summer 2019, another round of young raw pu’erh products are coming up. In the past half a year, I’ve written a couple posts on the topic of pu’erh prices and trends. These posts have been centered around … Continue reading

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ICYMI Tea Storage & Humidors on The Tea Fix

ICYMI, last summer I had a guest appearance on the Tea Fix where Geoff, Leona and I talked about tea storage in the west.

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