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2016 Crimson Lotus Tea Space Girls w/Glen of CLT [Inbetweenisode 123]

Filmed at Phoenix Teashop in Burien, Washington. This episode features Glen of Crimson Lotus Tea and their 2016 Space Girls blend. Discussion also includes teaware as well as Glen and Lamu’s up and coming trip to Yunnan.

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Pu’erh for Beginners

The pu’erh compendium and vendor guide were written nearly three years ago and the content on this site has become increasingly pu’erh focused. This is fine for those of us already living in a house made out of bamboo tongs, … Continue reading

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Can’t I Just Settle Down? Menghai County Raw Pu’erh [September 2015 Tea Drinking Report]

Shoutouts to Meng, Carolyn, Bellmont, and Dignitea for providing teas for this month and allowing the content to be what it is! Menghai County Part 2! This is the last of the pu’erh reports for 2015. I’ll be traveling to … Continue reading

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2015 Crimson Lotus Tea Kunlu “Slumbering Dragon” [Episode 111]

The final episode with Crimson Lotus. They’re back with an extremely interesting young sheng, the 2015 Kunlu Slumbering Dragon!

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2005 Changtai “Top of the Clouds” via Crimson Lotus Tea [Episode 110]

They’re back! For another episode. In episode 110, we drink a semi-aged Changtai that’s been humidly stored.

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2015 Crimson Lotus Tea Baiyingshan “Hidden Song” [Episode 109]

From the 1990s to 2015. Some very fresh, affordable raw pu’erh from Crimson Lotus Tea! Featuring special guests: Crimson Lotus Tea!

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Changtai’s 2003 Ji Nian Memorial Tuo (Raw) via Crimson Lotus Tea — TeaDB James InBetweenIsode Episode #16

From Seattle to Seattle, Inbetweenisode #16 covers the sister tea of Inbetweenisode #15. Also sold by Crimson Lotus Tea, the Ji Nian Tuo is a blend with larger leaf grades and is a very different tea. The profile is far … Continue reading

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Changtai’s 2003 Yuan Nian Shu Tuo (Raw) via Crimson Lotus Tea — TeaDB James InBetweenIsode Episode #15

From Seattle to Seattle, Inbetweenisode #15 covers a tea sourced from Washington-based pu’erh specialist Crimson Lotus Tea. This is a more humidly-stored tea and is a good example of an early Changtai production and Xishuangbanna storage. Big thanks to Brian who … Continue reading

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Crimson Lotus Tea, Featured Vendor

The vendor profile for Crimson Lotus Tea is a part of our Pu’erh Tea Vendor Series, covering a number of Pu’erh-centric vendors that sell to the west. This interview was conducted with Glen of Crimson Lotus Tea. Crimson Lotus Tea is … Continue reading

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2014 Baiying Shan Crimson Lotus Tea Raw Pu’erh [Episode 59]

Again joined by Crimson Lotus Tea. This episode we take a look at a tea hot off the presses. A recently pressed 2014 Baiying Shan Raw Pu’erh from Crimson Lotus Tea. This is a nice young raw pu’erh, it will … Continue reading

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