Tag Archives: Yunnan Sourcing

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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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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1990 CNNP 9016 Tuo via YS [Episode 192]

An old ripe tuo stored in Kunming via Yunnan Sourcing.

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2016 Yunnan Sourcing Mangfei — TeaDB James InBetweenIsode Episode #113

A review of a very affordable, strong young pu’erh from Yunnan Sourcing.

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Extended Episode, YS 2004 Songpin, Gu Puer — TeaDB James InBetweenIsode Episode #111

An extended episode featuring a pair of Yunnan Sourcing wetter stored teas. 2004 Songpin Hao Yiwu 2004 Gu Puer Cha Ma Gu Dao

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FOMO. 2016 Premium Young Tea Report

If you have been living in a cave with your pu’erh stash for the past 15 years and arejust reemerging to restock your stash, I have some news for you. You should’ve bought apple stock. And google. And loads of … Continue reading

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