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by pedant
Fri Nov 20, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Storage & Organization
Topic: Random pics of piled tea
Replies: 8
Views: 336

Re: Random pics of piled tea

nice collection. thanks for sharing it!
by pedant
Thu Nov 19, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: Green Tea
Topic: Is now a good time to try Japanese teas?
Replies: 6
Views: 174

Re: Is now a good time to try Japanese teas?

no problem with trying now. whatever you buy has probably been cold stored and N2 flushed.
by pedant
Tue Nov 17, 2020 11:20 pm
Forum: Special Events & Offerings
Topic: Special Offer: Ippodo Tokusen Gyokuro 2020
Replies: 51
Views: 6365

Re: Special Offer: Ippodo Tokusen Gyokuro 2020

i just cracked another bag.

Ippodo Gyo with Hakudei Kyusu by JOZAN
Ippodo Gyo with Hakudei Kyusu by JOZAN
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10g in a 100mL pot. flavor explosion. sipping slowly.
the espresso of tea!

anyone still have any left? :D
by pedant
Tue Nov 17, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: Tea/Teaware Vendors
Topic: EsonTea: DaYuLing 95k
Replies: 35
Views: 7083

Re: EsonTea: DaYuLing 95k

thanks jason!

@esontea, order placed!

what's the harvest date of the winter and autumn tea that's on your shop now?

i saw this but wasn't sure:
Estimated harvest date:2020/09/28~2020/10/03
by pedant
Tue Nov 17, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Water Water Everywhere... What’s Your Water?
Replies: 327
Views: 68824

Re: Water Water Everywhere... What’s Your Water?

apologies to Baisao , LeoFox , karma . looks like i've stepped in it. when i wrote that post about jones, i had in my head a mostly harmless tinfoil hat caricature. like his performance in A Scanner Darkly (2006) . i wish he could have just stuck with that. in fact, i have not followed him and i gue...
by pedant
Mon Nov 16, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Water Water Everywhere... What’s Your Water?
Replies: 327
Views: 68824

Re: Water Water Everywhere... What’s Your Water?

I've heard about banned.video and infowars.com before, same operation I think?? I'll see what he has to say. Looks like he sells water filters :lol: This could be a good water filter for you :mrgreen: https://www.infowarsstore.com/alexapure-pro-water-filtration-system his face is all over both site...
by pedant
Sun Nov 15, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Announcements & Guides
Topic: Introduce Yourself
Replies: 791
Views: 142195

Re: Introduce Yourself

welcome!
by pedant
Sat Nov 14, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "TEA HOUSE" brand tea from taobao
Replies: 2
Views: 90

Re: "TEA HOUSE" brand tea from taobao

i'm guessing they're out of business. sorry, @apollinede
by pedant
Sat Nov 14, 2020 2:24 am
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Taiwanese pots
Replies: 63
Views: 1377

Re: Taiwanese pots

I'm sure Yingge clay has its own behaviors, color ranges, so on like any other. We have so much information and ways of identifying types of Yixing clays and their quality/time period, and Nixing and Jianshui are pretty easy to identify at least as the clay type. What criteria do you tend to use to...
by pedant
Sat Nov 14, 2020 2:10 am
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Taiwanese pots
Replies: 63
Views: 1377

Re: Taiwanese pots

nice one, @Chris. cool to see another example from the same artist as @Baisao's.

i really want to go to taiwan again once things settle down!
by pedant
Fri Nov 13, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Darjeeling tea drinkers - do you have preferred estates?
Replies: 25
Views: 6495

Re: Darjeeling tea drinkers - do you have preferred estates?

the particular batch matters more than estate imo, and great invoices/lots can come from any of the usual suspects.

just seeing "castleton" doesn't tell me anything. you need to taste.

that said, many of my favorites have come from castleton, arya, risheehat.
by pedant
Thu Nov 12, 2020 5:42 am
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Taiwanese pots
Replies: 63
Views: 1377

Re: Taiwanese pots

nice!

lol, i found that there are videos of the artist (張政鍾 / Zhang Zhengzhong) online:



:mrgreen:

you can see some pots like mine in there. there are more vids, too. i guess he's famous-ish.
by pedant
Thu Nov 12, 2020 3:54 am
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: List of Chinese Artisan Shops on Taobao
Replies: 7
Views: 214

Re: List of Chinese Artisan Shops on Taobao

interesting. thanks, @Rarity!
by pedant
Wed Nov 11, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Taiwanese pots
Replies: 63
Views: 1377

Re: Taiwanese pots

+1
also, sometimes you put sodium silicate on there before you hit it with the heat gun.
by pedant
Wed Nov 11, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: China & Taiwan
Topic: Taiwanese pots
Replies: 63
Views: 1377

Re: Taiwanese pots

haha bok. do you have a pic of it?