Tag Archives: Yunnan Sourcing

ZETA, 2017 YS Rooster King Ripe Blind Tasting [Episode 248]

The final episode of the blind tasting is a ripe, Scott’s 2017 Rooster King.

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EPSILON, GAMMA. 2017 YS QMS, 2017 YS YB Yunnan Sourcing Raw Pu’erh Blind Tasting [Episode 247]

This episode, Denny and James complete the raw pu’erh portion of the Yunnan Sourcing blind tasting. Tasting has been coordinated by Matt of http://mattchasblog.blogspot.com/ and Yunnan Sourcing https://yunnansourcing.com/ . Big thank you to Matt and Scott! The tea covered in … Continue reading

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Western Brands are Very Different from Big Factory Tea

The data from this original post was originally taken from puer.cn, and isn’t totally complete (it’s probably missing some productions). The information is intended as a proxy to look at some trends. Here’s the dataset of White2Tea, Yunnan Sourcing, Dayi, … Continue reading

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DELTA, 2017 YS Jingmai Yunnan Sourcing Raw Pu’erh Blind Tasting [Episode 246]

This episode Denny and James do part 2 in their Yunnan Sourcing blind tasting.Tasting has been coordinated by Matt of http://mattchasblog.blogspot.com/ and Yunnan Sourcing https://yunnansourcing.com/ . Big thank you to Matt and Scott! The tea covered in this episode is … Continue reading

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ALPHA, BETA, Yunnan Sourcing Raw Pu’erh Blind Tasting [Episode 245]

This episode Denny and James start a three episode series on some Yunnan Sourcing teas, tasted blind. Tasting has been coordinated by Matt of http://mattchasblog.blogspot.com/ and Yunnan Sourcing https://yunnansourcing.com/ . Big thank you to Matt and Scott! The teas covered … Continue reading

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You Can Buy Young Pu’erh From All Over Yunnan

The custom private label pu’erh has really thrived in the western market – with vendors increasingly sourcing their own pressings directly from Yunnan. This was a new thing for westerners back in 2009 when just Yunnan Sourcing and Essence of … Continue reading

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YS High-Mountain Pomelo Flower Dancong [Inbetweenisode 154]

This episode, James and Meet drink another of Meet’s favorite’s Dancong Oolong. The tea is Pomelo Flower Dancong provided by Yunnan Sourcing. High Mountain "Pomelo Flower Aroma" Dan Cong Oolong Tea * Spring 2017

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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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2017 YS Yibang Raw Pu’erh [Episode 236]

This episode, Denny and James bring on a premium raw pu’erh produced by Yunnan Sourcing in 2017. A good combination of strength, aroma, and aftertaste. 2017 Yunnan Sourcing "Yi Bang" Ancient Arbor Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake

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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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