Tag Archives: Dayi

2006 Dayi 8582 601 [Inbetweenisode 212]

This episode I talk a bit about pu’erh I’ve bought in the last few years and drink a relatively recent purchase, 2006 Menghai Tea Factory 8582. The tea is stout, resinous, and enjoyable. Rating: 6.3

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2005 Dayi Ba Ji Pu Bing Ripe Pu’erh via YS [Inbetweenisode 216]

This episode, I bring on another ripe I’ve been storing for several years. Unlike the previous two Dayi episodes, this tea has larger leaf grade (size 8) and features a very different profile. I really enjoy this tea. Rating: 7.3 … Continue reading

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2011 Dayi Jade Dew Ripe Pue’rh via YS [Inbetweenisode 215]

This episode, I drink another tippy, premium ripe blend, the 2011 Jade Dew. The tea like the Golden Needle is made by Menghai Tea Factory. Shoutouts to Carl for turning me onto this tea. Rating: 6.2 . https://yunnansourcing.com/

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2018 Menghai Tea Factory 7572 Ripe Pu’erh via YS [Inbetweenisode 210]

This episode I review one of the classic and frequently produced Dayi recipes, their 7572. The tea is the definition of reliable and solid. It is essentially what I want in a regular session of ripe tea, when I am … Continue reading

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Three 20ish Year old Dayi Teas [Inbetweenisode 208]

In this episode, I talk about three older Menghai Tea Factory teas that are all around 20 years old. While I don’t drink them on camera, I share my thoughts on each and my overarching impression and how I think … Continue reading

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2007 Dayi Star of Menghai Ripe [Episode 321]

This episode, Denny and I drink a special production ripe from last decade, the Star of Menghai. This is a production that is not made every year and is composed of a lot of tippy, gong ting leaves. Thank you … Continue reading

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Three Menghai Tea Factory Teas Between 1997-2001

Thanks to Nug, I had the opportunity to sample a few older and thereby quite expensive Menghai TF teas. I no longer sample as often as I used to, and try to be focused on very interesting teas when I … Continue reading

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2015 Dayi Xiangshan (Elephant Mountain) Ripe Pu’erh via YS [Inbetweenisode 169]

In this solo inbetweenisode. James brings on another inexpensive Dayi ripe pu’erh. This one is an extremely soft, smooth, and very comfortable tea from Menghai Tea Factory. 5.8 Rating. 2015 Menghai "Elephant Mountain" Ripe Pu-erh Tea Cake

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2003 Dayi Bok Choy 4 Stars Lao Banzhang Raw Pu’erh [Episode 264]

In this episode, Denny and James bring on a tea from the famed Dayi Bok Choy series from the early 2000s. Despite being 15 years old, this tea is extraordinarily potent and is one of the strongest teas we’ve ever … Continue reading

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2016 Dayi Chenxiang Yayun via YS [Inbetweenisode 165]

This episode, James brings on another daily drinking Dayi ripe onto a solo inbetweenisode. Smooth, easy to drink, this is one of the final sessions of a cake. The Chenxiang Yayun uses aged ripe material and was pressed in 2016. … Continue reading

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