Tag Archives: Yunnan Sourcing

2017 YS Rooster King Ripe Pu’erh [Episode 232]

One of Scott’s very recent ripe pu’erh pressings, the Year of the Rooster ripe cake. Well-blended and well-priced! 2017 Yunnan Sourcing "Rooster King" Ripe Pu-erh Tea Cake

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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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2006 Hailang Hao Jin Hai Lang via YS [Episode 220]

In this episode, Denny and James bring on a decade old ripe pu’erh from Yunnan Sourcing. It is a well-balanced, creamy, clean ripe pu’erh. Big thank you to Ryan for sharing this tea with us.

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2016 Yunnan Sourcing Bawai Raw Pu’erh [Inbetweenisode 134]

In this episode James reviews one of Scott’s premium Lincang teas, the 2016 Bawai. This tea is a fresh, aromatic, and powerful brew. If Lincang teas are your jam, it’s worth a try! 2016 Yunnan Sourcing "Ba Wai Village" Raw … Continue reading

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2015 Yunnan Sourcing Huirun Ripe Pu’erh [Inbetweenisode 129]

This episode, James reviews the 2015 Yunnan Sourcing Huirun. Made from a blend of Bulang material and is one of Scott’s nicer ripe pu’erh productions.

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2013 Chensheng Hao Naka [Inbetweenisode 125]

A Naka production from a big Chinese brand, Chensheng Hao. Thank you to a tea friend for sending a sample my way!

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Early Yunnan Sourcing Production Aging Mini-Report & Some Pu’erh Thoughts

Many of the original pu’erh productions by western-facing vendor were in the 2009 or 2010 and principally done by Essence of Tea and Yunnan Sourcing. A lot has changed since then, and while there’s the odd production that has stayed … Continue reading

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2007 Xiaguan Xiaofa Tuo Ripe Pu’erh via YS [Episode 196]

Revisiting one of Denny’s old favorite ripe teas.

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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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2015 Yunnan Sourcing Year of the Goat Ripe Pu’erh, Teas I Own [Inbetweenisode 118]

An inexpensive, ripe tea from James. OMGWTFBBQ?! A nice daily drinking Menghai County ripe from Yunnan Sourcing.

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