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2006 Fengqing 7811 Raw Pu’erh [Inbetweenisode 141]

This episode, James brings on a premium, tippy, extremely powerful pu’erh from Best Tea House. Thanks to Bev at http://listeningtoleaves.blogspot.com/ for the very generous sample. 2006 Fengqing 7811

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Pu’erh Storage Schools

Pu’erh storage is a polarizing topic. This article is not intended to be a storage guide, nor an advertisement or critique of any particular storage methodology. The goal is to simply outline a few concepts and methods surrounding the complicated … Continue reading

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Old School & New School Pu’erh

Pu’erh is an unusual and highly unique tea. It is a tea genre accompanied by both a long rich history as tribute tea and also closely associated with the wild and dynamic nature of modern China. Pu’erh cha is frequently … Continue reading

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Wuyi Special Regions Feat. Zhengyan, Lao Cong, Huiyuan, Niulan Keng, Tianxin Yan

Wuyishan (Wuyi Mountain) is located in Northwest Fujian and is a naturally beautiful area with a great deal of nature and wildlife. This includes an impressive amount of biodiversity, due to the area’s naturally warm climate and a nutrient rich … Continue reading

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Wuyi Oolong Tea Vendors

In line with the trends of the rest of the tea industry online, the amount of roasted oolongs and Yancha (Wuyi Oolongs) being sold online has grown significantly. With increased choices and wild price variations even within the same vendor … Continue reading

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The Price of Yancha

Good yancha is difficult to shop for. There are no distinctly yancha-specialized vendors and no obvious filters to quickly eliminate debris (eliminating non-specialized vendors works very well for Taiwanese oolongs + pu’erh). One other obstacle are forgeries designed to satiate … Continue reading

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Wuyi Oolong Compendium

Home to the original oolong tea and its fair share of tea legends, the Wuyi mountains house some of the world’s most sought after oolong teas . Although there are many types of tea grown in the Wuyi mountains (notably … Continue reading

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