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The Jade Leaf’s Teaware [Inbetweenisode 132]

In this episode James visits Emilio Del Pozo’s (The Jade Leaf) headquarters in Taiwan. We take a look and discuss his new electric kiln as well as some of his wood-fired wares.

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2000 Menghai Tea Factory Red Ribbon Tuo [Inbetweenisode 122]

A 2000 Menghai Tea Factory Tuo production stored in Taiwan and featured in one of Toby’s Curated Boxes. A good quality, tippy production. Thanks to the Cavemanking for sending it. https://steepster.com/discuss/14371-curated-puerh-box-0003-the-taiwanese-connection-ii https://www.instagram.com/cavemanking/

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2004 XG FT8653-3+1, Teas I Own [Inbetweenisode 117]

A 2004 Feitai production with the classic 8653 recipe. Stored in southern Taiwan, this tea firmly fits into the semi-aged category and is an upgrade over the 2005 XG FT8653-5 that was previously reviewed. Tea is provided courtesy of Toby … Continue reading

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Extended Episode, Grandpa Style & Gongfu. 2003 Brown Changtai [Inbetweenisode 115]

An extended episode that shows James brewing a light traditionally stored 2003 Brown Changtai in both grandpa style and gong-fu style brewing. Relevant: http://www.marshaln.com/whats-grandpa-style/ Tea is provided courtesy of Toby (https://www.instagram.com/toby8653/) and Emilio (https://www.instagram.com/thejadeleaf/).

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The Jade Leaf’s Shancha, Red Tea [Episode 188]

First episode on our new set! A wonderfully aromatic red (black) tea from Emilio over at The Jade Leaf. Shan Cha summer 2016

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Three Border Teas Heicha via The Jade Leaf — TeaDB James InBetweenIsode Episode #91

This episode features three likely border teas (Bianjingcha) whose samples were generously donated by Emilio. Two are from modern Tongqing Hao, who is thought to use Vietnamese material in some of their productions in this period. The third is the … Continue reading

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1998 Guangyungong via The Jade Leaf — TeaDB James InBetweenIsode Episode #90

This episode features a bit of an oddball production. Made in a pu’erh-like style, this is a soft, pleasant, clean drink.. Due to being grown outside of Yunnan this is not technically a pu’erh and is usually known as border … Continue reading

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The Jade Leaf’s Hong Shui Oolong [Taiwan Tapes] — TeaDB James InBetweenIsode Episode #83

This episode guest stars Emilio of The Jade Leaf and features one of his popular oolongs and the increasingly unpopular, scarce Hong Shui Oolong.

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Interview w/Emilio of The Jade Leaf [Taiwan Tapes] — TeaDB James InBetweenIsode Episode #82

This episode features Emilio, a potter based in Taipei who specializes in handmade and wood-fired teaware. Check out his wares at The Jade Leaf. No tea this episode.. Just teaware. Big thanks to Emilio for appearing!

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