2020 blind tasting: Mattcha’s reveal

While I’m uncomfortable with his generous and over-the-top praise, I can finally stop biting my nails in anticipation: Matt has finally revealed the teas in his blind sample set! He...

2017 Dayi 7542, hot vs. cold storage

I stored two cakes of 7542 for almost three years: both in mylar, both without added humidity. The only diference is that one (labeled H and on the left) experienced...

Risks of humidified or heated storage

As a result of my storage experiment posts, especially the one detailing the Hotbox storage system, I’ve received a lot of emails and seen some commentary (good and not so...