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Don’t Call it Wet! YS Guangdong and Banna Stored Tastings

Yunnan Sourcing has quietly added quite a selection of semi-aged pu’erh stored in more humid conditions, not a bad feat for a vendor mainly known for Kunming dry-stored tea and the YS label. Getting the sample itch, I convinced my local … Continue reading

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2015 W2T Brown Sugar Ripe Pu’erh [Episode 234]

A 2015 ripe pu’erh from White2Tea. This is a smooth, thick brew for an inexpensive price. Recommended.

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2002 Yiwu Huangpian Brick Raw Pu’erh via W2T [Inbetweenisode 147]

This episode, James brings on a huangpian brick from White2Tea. Soft, mellow and smooth with an interesting and somewhat different aged character.

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2015 W2T Pretty Girls Ripe Pu’erh [Episode 231]

White2Tea’s premium ripe pu’erh brought onto TeaDB. A relatively strong ripe blend, for those that like their shu on the greener side.

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The Western Pu’erh Scene is Really Dominated by Modern Young Pu’erh

For people looking to learn about pu’erh I usually recommend picking a western-facing, pu’erh-centric, vendor and ordering a bunch of samples that cover a few different categories (my suggestion: young raw pu’erh, semi-aged raw pu’erh, and ripe pu’erh). Most pu’erh vendors … Continue reading

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2016 White2Tea Hot Brandy [Episode 201]

Episode 201 features the experimental Hot Brandy cake from White2Tea. The Hot Brandy is a mix of Yunnan white and black tea pressed into a tea cake.

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W2T’s 2010 Liubao & Hot Brandy [Inbetweenisode 120]

A review of two of the teas in W2T’s December 2016 tea of the month club. A Three Cranes Liubao brick and a new experimental project, Hot Brandy.

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Pu’erh for Beginners

The pu’erh compendium and vendor guide were written nearly three years ago and the content on this site has become increasingly pu’erh focused. This is fine for those of us already living in a house made out of bamboo tongs, … Continue reading

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No Frills. 18 Quick Hits, Less Premium Young Tea Report

One of the perks (or drawbacks) of having a blog is literally drowning in tea/samples. I’m not really in the market for young tea, especially not cheaper young tea. This is mainly because I don’t drink these teas nearly often … Continue reading

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W2T Club B____ D____ [Inbetweenisode 116]

The W2T Club November tea. A young recently-pressed raw pu’erh from Lincang.

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