Aged oolong

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Aged oolong

Postby Space Samurai » Mar 4th, '08, 00:53

Where can I get it?

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Postby Victoria » Mar 4th, '08, 00:57

Scruff just gave me these two links:

http://tinyurl.com/27pfmx

http://tinyurl.com/yqkkjh


Nice avatar, did you shoot it?

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Postby Space Samurai » Mar 4th, '08, 01:02

Yeah, thank you.

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Postby scruffmcgruff » Mar 4th, '08, 01:20

Also...

Teamasters (aged Baozhong)
Hou De Asian Art (has others, besides the one linked above)
Jing Tea Shop (aged TGY)
Tea Habitat (aged Dan Cong)
Teacuppa (aged Wuyi yancha)
Teaspring (the one linked above, as well as other aged yancha, maybe others)
Red Blossom Tea Company (aged Baozhong)
J-Tea International (aged Baozhong)
Rishi Teas (at least, in the same way they have "aged" sencha :) )

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Postby ABx » Mar 4th, '08, 18:36

TeaCuppa also now has an aged TGY, which I'm curious about.

Imperial Tea Court has some 80's aged TGY that's inexpensive and pretty good. It's not quite as good as Hou De's or Jing's, but it really is still quite good and the price makes it a good one for more frequent drinking.

Of the aged TGY's I've had thus far, I like Hou De's the best.

For aged Wuyi you can also check out Grand tea. Their traditional Rou Gui is from 2003 and priced well. You might ask him what the year is on the others, he may have more aged Wuyi than just the rou gui.

A few of Jing's Wuyis have some age on them as well, such as the Bei Dou.

Aura Teas also has one or two aged oolongs.

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Postby tenuki » Mar 15th, '08, 20:26

scruffmcgruff wrote:Rishi Teas (at least, in the same way they have "aged" sencha :) )


ROFLMAO

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Postby Proinsias » Mar 15th, '08, 22:16

I'm having a love affair with the aged Dan Cong sampler pack from Imem. I need more but unfortunately my house has decided it needs a new boiler and the plumbers quote did not take into consideration my need for lots of aged Dan Cong and my planned O-Cha order.

The cake of wuyi from teaspring is decent enough if you need a cheap hit of wuyi but I wouldn't stick it on my 'I need to explore aged oolong list'.

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Postby scruffmcgruff » Mar 17th, '08, 09:55

Just found a new one:

http://tinyurl.com/2nsofj

So, who's brave enough to brew an old tangerine?

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Postby Victoria » Mar 17th, '08, 11:30

The brew sounds good, but I don't know about putting the tangerine pieces in, I might have to pass on that. Looks pretty umm... ewww.

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Postby insanitylater » Mar 17th, '08, 11:57

lol i get it ooLONG

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Postby scruffmcgruff » Mar 17th, '08, 13:58

insanitylater wrote:lol i get it ooLONG


I don't...

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Postby inspectoring » Mar 18th, '08, 13:36

for the oolong lovers I would strongly recommend trying out TenRen - I have tried their 3rd Grade oolong - and I absolutely love it....strongly recommend it...

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Postby Michael_C » Mar 18th, '08, 14:48

Yes, inspectoring, I drink daily their 509, which is an oolong 'king's tea', meaning it has ginseng added (at less than 3%, so they tell me). It is a beautiful thing, smoky, nutty, very clean finishing with hints of sweetness. It's a dark oolong. I recently bought their annual special oolong, which was expensive ($45 for 75g) but I have not opened it yet. The 509 has a price of $64 for 150g. I have been lately buying all of my oolongs there.

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Postby tenuki » Mar 18th, '08, 15:13

Are these TenRen teas _aged_ oolongs? My understanding was they weren't, and this thread is asking about aged oolongs.

BTW - I used to love to go to the TenRen store in chinatown when I lived in the bay area. Back then I mostly bought tea bags and had even less idea of what I was doing in regards to tea, but the store is cool. If you are in SF, definitely add it to your list of tea destinations.

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Postby Michael_C » Mar 18th, '08, 19:26

No, they're not aged, it was a slight tangent. I was responding to a poster who I'm sure thought that some people reading this thread were interested in oolong tea, aged ones notwithstanding. It was my error I suppose.

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