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JK Tea Shop’s Jinjunmei Lapsang Souchong via Hster [Episode 95]

This is a fantastic tea sent to us by fellow tea blogger, Hster of Tea Closet. Read her Lapsang breakdown. This is a non-smoky Lapsang with a really wonderful, complex taste.

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The Price of Menghai Tea Factory Recipes: Taobao & Other Purchasing Options

Menghai Tea Factory. The gold standard of ripe pu’erh and the producer of famous benchmark raw pu’erhs from the 1980s and 1990s. If you purchase legitimate Menghai, it is usually thought of as a safe buy. Dayi has the reach … Continue reading

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Pu’erh Vendor Guide

Pu’erh is a hot tea. In the past 15 years it has moved beyond its longtime audience in Hong Kong and Taiwan into mainland China, the rest of Asia and more recently the west. With Ebay, Taobao, and the ever-growing … Continue reading

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