2001 Dayi 7432, Hong Kong Storage

In the two months that I have owned this cake of Hong Kong Traditional storage 2001 Dayi 7432, it has rapidly risen to the very top of my collection in...

2001 Yiwu One Leaf

Thank you very much to Johan for this sample of the second batch (400g) of the 2001 Yiwu Zhengshan, a special production of the Menghai Tea Factory commissioned by Ye...

2011 Gold Dayi in 2018

The famous 2011 Gold Dayi has tripled in price in the last two years. Good luck finding it at less than 400$ today. I’ve tried two versions, a Korean stored...

2005 Dayi Mengsong and Bulang Peacock

I recently bought these two cakes from Mike Petro, a pioneer of the English-language online puerh world. For various reasons, he sold off his entire collection and I picked out...

601-8582 Taiwan vs Malaysian storage

I am a big fan of the 2005 version of 8582, of which I have a couple of Taiwan-stored versions.  I’ve tried the 2006 version of 8582, batch 601, but...

Dayi 1701-7542

This is a tasting of the 2017 Dayi 7542 recipe, batch 1701, produced in February 2017 from a blend of three years’ worth of material.  I tasted it first in...

2003 Purple Dayi 7542

Thanks to Johan for sending me this generous sample of Purple Dayi 7542, which is originally from Olivier of Puerh.fr fame. It is the second time I’ve tried this tea,...