Category Archives: Storage

What to Expect from Traditionally Stored Tea

I get asked a lot about traditionally stored and wetter pu’erh. I like to drink these teas and it’s unfortunately a type that lacks a lot of the exposure in comparison with young pu’erh or ripe pu’erh. Most pu’erh focused vendors don’t offer … Continue reading

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Pu’erh Storage with Garrett [Inbetweenisode 137]

This episode, James is rejoined by Garrett for a discussion of pu’erh storage. Specifically covers Garrett’s own experiences storing pu’erh in Seattle with crocks and a cheap, second-hand pumidor. Is Like Water IG Dew Point Calculator

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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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Extended Episode, Grandpa Style & Gongfu. 2003 Brown Changtai [Inbetweenisode 115]

An extended episode that shows James brewing a light traditionally stored 2003 Brown Changtai in both grandpa style and gong-fu style brewing. Relevant: http://www.marshaln.com/whats-grandpa-style/ Tea is provided courtesy of Toby (https://www.instagram.com/toby8653/) and Emilio (https://www.instagram.com/thejadeleaf/).

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Pu’erh Home Storage — TeaDB James InBetweenIsode Episode #112

A non-drinking episode covering some topics of home storage. Basic ideas of storage, pumidors, and some dangers of storing pu’erh. Further reading: Home Pumidor Survey, Kunming Storage

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How Dry is Kunming Storage & What Does That Mean For Western Home Storage?

“At least it’s not Kunming storage.” “Stored in Kunming….. Maybe it’ll be ready in 50 years.” -Anonymous Pu’erh Heads Kunming has developed a reputation as the whipping boy of storage locations. Anyone who’s sampled a tea aged in Kunming knows it’s way … Continue reading

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Extended Episode, YS 2004 Songpin, Gu Puer — TeaDB James InBetweenIsode Episode #111

An extended episode featuring a pair of Yunnan Sourcing wetter stored teas. 2004 Songpin Hao Yiwu 2004 Gu Puer Cha Ma Gu Dao

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