2004 Yangqing Hao Tejipin

The 2004 YQH Tejipin is a tea I’ve tasted many times, and my opinion of it often changes. I haven’t reread my first review of it and will only do...

Brown Changtai tasting

Brown Changtai is a series of cakes made from Jinggu material in the early days of the Changtai Factory in 2003-4. Several batches were made, with different permutations of stamps...

2018 Yunnan Sourcing Nanpo Autumn

Definitely among my more enjoyable sessions with Yunnan Sourcing’s young sheng, this Autumn production from Mengku area near Bingdao is closer to a Spring harvest style. The dry leaf is...

2019 Yunnan Sourcing Hekai

I am trying to figure out a good way to assign numerical ratings to young sheng puerh, since it doesn’t quite make sense, at such an immature stage, to judge...

Malaysian commission Liubao

This is one of the Liubao teas which was recently put up for sale at Teas We Like (link). It was curated by a couple of good friends in Malaysia,...

90s 7581 Kunming Brick

The Kunming 7581 Shou brick is one of the best-known and most well-loved reference products in all of puerh tea. The standard version of the brick made from the 70s...

Yangqing Hao 2012 Yeh Gu

This is a “wild tree” 2012 production by Yangqing Hao from a “protected state forest”. It’s over 1$/g and is not usually available, due to very small inventory. This tea...

70s Shou Brick

Thanks to Wooju for connecting me to this blast from the past. Recently I’ve been exploring different styles of warehoused and piled teas, including Hong kong traditional storage, shou, and...

1970s Shen Chang Liu Bao

A Liubao tea stored in Malaysia, thank you to Su for making such an extraordinary tasting possible. I’ve been trying a bunch of Liubao recently and it has a wide...

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