2001 Simplified Yun 7542, Dayi Mark

The 2001 Simplified Yun 7542 is widely known as one of the top 7542 recipe productions from the Menghai Tea Factory in the last 25 years. A tea that would...

Farmerleaf Gulan 2020

Recently I have been really impressed with and appreciative of the informative videos produced by William Osmont over at Farmerleaf. It is unusual to find a tea-maker as transparent, as...

2012 Silver Dayi

I was asked by a friend to evaluate the 2012 Silver Dayi sold at Generation Tea as a possible fake. The vendor does not have a good reputation, but from...

2013 Tea Urchin Spring Gaoshanzhai

After reading Wooju’s post about regions and Puerh terroir, I was inspired to try a sample of a well-known Tea Urchin cake of Spring Gaoshanzhai. This is a relatively high...

2008 Yeeon Taste of Hong Kong

An inexpensive cake from the Yeeon tea company in Hong Kong and made by the 永年茶廠 factory, this tea gives a very clear idea of the traditionally stored sheng puerh...

2016 Essence of Tea Huangshanshu

Stored in mylar for 5 years at 32C. This was kept rather low in humidity, around 55%, and so did not age as quickly as other teas kept in the...

2016 W2T Treachery II

Stored in Mylar at room temp. Dry leaf is pungent, high pitched sweetness with sharp tomato vine pungency. Quite thick, clearly gushu, slightly juicy, smaller leaves with a significant proportion...

Yangqing Hao 2021 Tasting

I’ve been re-tasting YQH teas for the past few weeks, and I also ordered some new samples from YQH to test some productions which I never got the chance to...

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