Category Archives: Ripe Pu’erh

2007 Dayi Anxiang Ripe Shu Pu’erh, Atlanta Stored [Inbetweenisode 196]

This episode I bring on one of my favorite ripe teas of all time, an Atlanta-stored 2007 Dayi Secret Fragrance ripe. This tea is complex, textured and everything you’d want from a upper-end ripe pu’erh tea. Thank you Darius for sharing … Continue reading

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2018 W2T Charlie Ripe Pu’erh [Episode 312]

This episode, Denny and I drink a ripe pu’erh from the W2T club. Sample was generously given to us by Oolong Owl. Thank you!

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1990s Ripe Pu’erh Brick, TW Stored [Inbetweenisode 195]

This episode, I drink a 1990s ripe pu’erh kindly given as a gift to me by Garrett. It’s smooth, ginsengy, and slightly wet. The off-brand label makes it quite affordable. Decent tea for an inexpensive price (was ~$35/250g). Rating: 6.0

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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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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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2017 YS Crimson Rooster Ripe Pu’erh [Inbetweenisode 191]

This episode, I finish off another ripe cake, the Yunnan Sourcing Crimson Rooster. This is a light-mid fermented ripe pu’erh fermented by the same guy who did the Green Miracle. A good, textured, well-above average ripe. Rating: 6.6.

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2015 YS Huirun Ripe Pu’erh [Inbetweenisode 187]

This episode, I drink a ripe pu’erh from Scott’s Huirun series. it’s a tea I’ve brought onto the show before, but now I’ve gotten through nearly an entire cake of it! This tea is textured, elegant, and well-balanced. A quality … Continue reading

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Mystery Ripe (1997 CNNP 7581) [Episode 295]

This episode, Denny and I drink an aged mystery ripe, unlabeled in Denny’s stash. In the episode, we’re not totally sure what the tea is. Given the profile, after the episode we compared the wrapping and neifei to a brick … Continue reading

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2018 Tea & TeaDB Reflections

2018 has been a year where I’ve continued to settle into regular habits of drinking my own tea rather than a year of exploration. I still very much enjoy drinking tea and have it at least once daily but the hobby … Continue reading

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2018 YS Year of the Dog Blue Label Ripe Pu’erh [Inbetweenisode 185]

This episode I drink a tea from Scott’s 2018 ripe line. Bought blind, this has been a regular tea in my rotation for the past few weeks. An enjoyable tea that is very clean, smooth, and a great daily drink.

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