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Floating Leaves Three Roast Dongding [Episode 208]

Three roast Dongding from Floating Leaves. A nicely processed and roasted oolong, that’s a bit different from your standard charcoal roasted Dongding oolong.

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Floating Leaves Tea’s Muzha Tieguanyin [Episode 180]

A Taiwanese, high-fired roasted Tieguanyin from local tea shop, Floating Leaves.

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The Box. Aged Oolong Report

The aged oolong market in the west leaves a lot to be desired. Most of the time the teas are usually significantly flawed (re-roasted/sour), overpriced, or more often than not both. A couple years ago, I was lucky enough to sample … Continue reading

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The Much Delayed Taiwan Oolongs Teas to Age Report

Better late than never, right? I announced this tea of the month about a year ago and have had samples sitting around forever. The original goal of this report was to find some decent oolongs to age for the future. … Continue reading

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Floating Leaves Tea Oriental Beauty — TeaDB James InBetweenIsode Episode #29

An Oriental Beauty from Floating Leaves Tea in Seattle. A nice casual tea.

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Floating Leaves Tea’s 2014 Winter Shan Li Xi [Episode 104]

Another good one from Floating Leaves. This is Shiuwen’s favorite high mountain tea of the harvest!

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Floating Leaves Tea’s 2014 Winter Farmer’s Choice Baozhong [Episode 103]

Back to our roots! A very nice Winter Harvest Baozhong from Floating Leaves.

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Aged Oolongs [September 2014 Tea Drinking Report]

In the month of September 2014, the tea of the month was Aged Oolong. During this month, I had Aged Oolongs at least once a day (unless totally unfeasible). I’ll still consume other teas, but the primary focus is understanding … Continue reading

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Yancha Firing Levels

Handmade or traditional Yancha processing is one of the most intricate, processing methods of any tea. This process coupled with the rich terroir of inner Wuyi are paramount to making premium Wuyi tea. Missing either of these can make the … Continue reading

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The King of the 80s: Dong Ding

The year is 1980. Ronald Reagan was elected president, The Empire Strikes Back had just been released, and Dong Ding was at the top of the Taiwanese tea world. Before Da Yu Ling, before Lishan, before Shan Li Xi (all relatively … Continue reading

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