Tag Archives: Origin Tea

80’s Wild Arbor Raw Pu’erh Origin Tea [Episode 56]

In episode 56, Denny and James review a great intro tea to aged raw pu’erh, Origin Tea‘s 80s Wild Arbor Raw Pu’erh. A reasonably priced, well-aged pu’erh. EDITED: Some additional notes after chatting with Tony. The earlier steeps are more … 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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Aged Oolongs [March 2014 Tea Drinking Report]

Since the beginning of 2014, I’ve dedicated each month to a specific type of tea. This means I drink that genre of tea in some form at least once a day. This could mean gong-fu, grandpa, or even a cold-brew. … Continue reading

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2003 Shui Xian Hui Yuan Origin Tea Wuyi Oolong [Episode 48]

In Episode 48 Denny and James review a premium top-tier Yancha from Origin Tea. This one is a Shui Xian grown deep in the Wuyi natural reserve.

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Wuyi Special Regions Feat. Zhengyan, Lao Cong, Huiyuan, Niulan Keng, Tianxin Yan

Wuyishan (Wuyi Mountain) is located in Northwest Fujian and is a naturally beautiful area with a great deal of nature and wildlife. This includes an impressive amount of biodiversity, due to the area’s naturally warm climate and a nutrient rich … Continue reading

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Wuyi Oolong Compendium

Home to the original oolong tea and its fair share of tea legends, the Wuyi mountains house some of the world’s most sought after oolong teas . Although there are many types of tea grown in the Wuyi mountains (notably … Continue reading

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Tea For Me Please Podcast feat. TeaDB!

Denny and I just guest starred in the Tea For Me Please Podcast ran by Nicole (see her post here). Was a ton of fun to sit back and just chat about tea! More lax and less structured than your … Continue reading

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Lishan Cui Luan Origin Tea Taiwanese High-Mountain Oolong [Episode 37]

James & Denny finish their 4-episode series on Origin Tea. In episode 37 they drink a slightly more oxidized and roasted oolong than the popular nuclear-green style with Origin Tea’s Lishan Cui Luan. This and the DYL 102K really help … Continue reading

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Da Yu Ling 102K Origin Tea Taiwanese High-Mountain Oolong [Episode 36]

James & Denny continue their 4-episode series on Origin Tea. In episode 36, they move slightly down the mountain from the 104K highway marker to 102K. This is a different tea than Origin Tea’s very green 104K or Fu Shou … Continue reading

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Da Yu Ling 104K Origin Tea Taiwanese High-Mountain Oolong [Episode 35]

James & Denny continue their 4-episode series on Origin Tea. In episode 35, they review a Da Yu Ling 104K, from one of the highest-elevation farms in all of Taiwan. This is an extremely premium offering and like the Fu … Continue reading

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