Tag: J-Tea

  • 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 a number of aged oolongs from Tony of Origin Tea that were offered off-shelf. This […]

  • J-Tea’s 1982 Dong Ding [Episode 77]

    In episode 77, Denny & James review a 1982 Dong Ding from J-Tea. Sweet and plummy, this is an excellent example of a well-aged oolong.

  • 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 and building a palate for a specific type/genre/region of tea through repetition. This the most […]

  • 1979 Oriental Beauty J-Tea Aged Oolong [Episode 57]

    In episode 57, Denny and James revisit one of Denny’s favorite teas, Oriental Beauty. However, rather than a recent year production, this is a nearly 35-year old tea. A very interesting tea from J-Tea, with some elements of aged oolong and others of more traditional Oriental Beauty.