TeaHome Shanlinxi Taiwanese High-Mountain Oolong [Inbetweenisode 221]

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Hobby Crossover in Western Tea Culture

On instagram a few years ago, I was looking at a tea profile and immediately felt a sense of familiarity that dated back. After massaging my brain, I realized I knew them as an online personality from Blizzard RTS gaming that I used to play… An extraordinary random and tangential connection to something that really has nothing to do with tea. However, how coincidental is it actually?? If you’ve been around the western tea scene enough to learn about some of the participants, you’ll know it’s an eclectic group. Over the course of my tea journey I’ve been fascinated and occasionally befuddled at the other interests from the serial hobbyists. Continue reading

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2018 YS Warm Fuzzies Ripe Pu’erh [Inbetweenisode 220]

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TeaHome Shanlinxi Taiwanese High-Mountain Oolong [Inbetweenisode 221]

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2004 Mengku Rongshi Qizibing [Inbetweenisode 219]

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A Few Reasons Why Pu’erh Storage in the West Ends Up So Tricky and Weird [Inbetweenisode 218]

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Five More Things I Like & Dislike. Tea Meetups, Non-Tea Review Content, Aging White Tea, Exploring A Tea Category.

Five more things I like & dislike.

Tea Meetups & Online Tea Meetups

(Written before Covid19) I’ve become more aware of some different meetups happening. This is very good. Chinese tea in the west is too often a solo venture.

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2019 Yunnan Sourcing Lao Man’e Ripe Pu’erh [Inbetweenisode 218]

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Tea Q&A, Travel Gongfu, Tea Preferences, & Specific Recommendations [Inbetweenisode 217]

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2019 Yunnan Sourcing Hekai Ripe Pu’erh [Inbetweenisode 216]

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