Category Archives: Ripe Pu’erh

2007 Bulang.. Lao Banzhang.. Fake, Sketchy Ripe? Pu’erh [Inbetweenisode 213]

This episode I drink a free (!!!!) ripe pu’erh acquired locally from a Buy Nothing facebook group (a group used to exchange locally). The tea has many marketing keywords included, most of which are inaccurate. Rating: 2.7

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Mystery Oolong? Tea [Episode 359]

Denny and I drink a mystery tea from one of Denny’s friends and try to pinpoint the origins of the tea.

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How My Tastes Have Changed & Settled

One question I get asked is how my tastes have changed since getting into tea. I’ve consumed tea intentionally as a hobby for around 8 years now and while TeaDB serves as a nice document for looking and reflecting back … Continue reading

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2019 Yunnan Sourcing Bawang Ripe Pu’erh [Inbetweenisode 210]

This episode, I drink an interesting ripe blend from Yunnan Sourcing, the 2019 Bawang. The tea has a strong base, good body, and some solid bitterness. I very much enjoy it and think it may improve with time. https://yunnansourcing.com/ Rating: … Continue reading

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2019 White2Tea Modern Witch Ripe Pu’erh [Episode 357]

Denny and I drink a higher-end ripe from W2T. The tea is complex and layered. Well above average ripe pu’erh. https://white2tea.com/

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2019 Yunnan Sourcing Last Laugh Ripe Pu’erh [Inbetweenisode 218]

I drink a ripe from Yunnan Sourcing’s 2019 line here. The tea has been my morning brew for a week or so and is partly creamy and woody and well-balanced. Rating: 5.9 http://yunnansourcing.com/

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1970s Ripe Pu’erh [Episode 355]

This episode we drink a very old ripe pu’erh stored in Taiwan. Thanks to Wooju for providing the tea!

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2005 Dayi Ba Ji Pu Bing Ripe Pu’erh via YS [Inbetweenisode 216]

This episode, I bring on another ripe I’ve been storing for several years. Unlike the previous two Dayi episodes, this tea has larger leaf grade (size 8) and features a very different profile. I really enjoy this tea. Rating: 7.3 … Continue reading

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2011 Dayi Jade Dew Ripe Pue’rh via YS [Inbetweenisode 215]

This episode, I drink another tippy, premium ripe blend, the 2011 Jade Dew. The tea like the Golden Needle is made by Menghai Tea Factory. Shoutouts to Carl for turning me onto this tea. Rating: 6.2 . https://yunnansourcing.com/

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2010 Dayi Golden Needle White Lotus Ripe Pu’erh via YS [Inbetweenisode 214]

This episode, I drink a Dayi ripe I’ve been storing locally for the past seven years. The tea is the 2010 Golden Needle White Lotus, a premium tippy production by Menghai Tea Factory. Originally acquired from Yunnan Sourcing. Rating: 6.2 … Continue reading

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