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wtf is this??
2014 Huang Pian tea drugs. I used a red clay Chaozhou to boil my water, so my brew is a little more reddish. Wtf is this?? I am drinking white2tea’s
2014 Huang Pian from their Basics set. I own a couple of these small cakes. Why
didn’t you people get me to ...
wtf is this??
wtf is this??
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Questions I get asked about Storage
Big old crock. Over the past few years I have received quite a few emails about tea storage, usually a few every month. Most of the questions boil down to one of two possibilities, “is this storage solution okay?” or “help!” I can hardly say enough how impo...

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Puerh Man
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old lady woke at 2 a.m. and turned over to stretch her aching hip. Some dream
about a flooded kitchen and trying to get to the bathroom. The reason for the
dream, she had to go, and padded to the toilet, popping a couple bubbles of
dinner gas along the...
Puerh Man
Puerh Man
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2006 Guoyan Lao Ban Zhang
2006 Guoyan LBZ Recently
I purchased Wilson’s 2006 Guoyan LBZ , a tea I might have missed entirely but
for a heads-up from another collector. This tea is stored in Malaysia under a
brilliant strategy and network of tea friends and tea shops. When you alread...
2006 Guoyan Lao Ban Zhang
2006 Guoyan Lao Ban Zhang
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Sup at Yunnan Sourcing
Some
days of the week I feel like drinking a gallon of puerh and usually my craving
comes after the medications, and the Rolaids following the medications, a time
when I cannot dump my favorite beverage down my gullet instantly as I prefer to
do. At these t...
Sup at Yunnan Sourcing
Sup at Yunnan Sourcing
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Two Blogger Samples: 2003 Pink Dayi and 2006 Taetea 7452
This
past week I set myself the task of trying two teas sent to me from bloggers. I
have had these samples for some time, and perhaps the bloggers told me not to
write about them and I am forgetting whether that is the case. Pretty much
everybody sending me...

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3 Reasons to Make Shou at Home
Long
time readers of this blog may remember the batch of shou I made back in 2015 .
Hard to believe three years have passed since I finished that shou. Over the
first year I continued to taste the tea every six months. Later I sent a sample
to a vendor who ...
3 Reasons to Make Shou at Home
3 Reasons to Make Shou at Home
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2017 Mansong New Company Yiwu Mountain Tea
YiwuMountainTea sample packs I
received some unsolicited samples from a new company in Yunnan called Yiwu Mountain Tea.   The owner emailed asking if I wanted some samples (no, not
really) but then I got talked into it. I am glad I did! Yiwu Mountain Tea ha...

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When Tea Gets Ugly, and other 2018 Puerh Predictions.
The
online tea world just gets nastier every year. I look back to a couple of years
ago and the conflicts in the puerh world seem warm and fuzzy by comparison to
what is going on lately. We are well past the point now of joking over 1800
year old tea and al...

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Blind Sample Greek Puerh Tasting via Yunnan Sourcing
In November 2017, I was invited by Matt of mattchasblog to do a
blind tasting of Yunnan Sourcing samples, in the manner of the old Half-Dipper
blog posts where the samples are marked with Greek letters and the teas are
revealed afterward. We were given a de...
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