Sip Straight To The Soul: The 5 Characteristics of High-Quality Big Tree Tea – Translated Article

This and another post on plantation teas will be my last Ulumochi translations for a while. Original article here. It has been a pleasure discussing tea with him briefly, he has contributed much to the pu’er community in Taiwan, and is someone I believe Western audiences may benefit from as well. In Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, … Continue reading Sip Straight To The Soul: The 5 Characteristics of High-Quality Big Tree Tea – Translated Article

89 Qing Bing: A Traditionally Stored 7542 From The Same Era As The 88QB – Translated Article

This article is from Cloud’s Tea Journal. This article had not been translated into English, so I included it because it has great information on the 88 and 89QB, as well as a review from Cloud. I did not include pictures from his blog, because they are his own. I only translated this because I … Continue reading 89 Qing Bing: A Traditionally Stored 7542 From The Same Era As The 88QB – Translated Article

Ripe Tea: Different Levels of Fermentation – Translated Article

Continuing on my current curiosity regarding ripe pu’er, here is a piece published last month (April 2018) discussing fermentation levels. As usual, some liberties were taken in translation, but I do my best to remain as true to original content as possible when translating over. Different levels of fermentation: What’s the difference? We all know … Continue reading Ripe Tea: Different Levels of Fermentation – Translated Article

Don’t let “Gushu” become pu’er tea’s Negative Equity – Translated Article

Hello again! I’ve been spending quieter mornings with my tea looking at more articles I just feel like translating. This one speaks to the “Gushu,” or “Ancient Tree” label, and how it stands in the market. It also briefly touches on arbor and plantation teas, discussing how the author views the situation as a whole, … Continue reading Don’t let “Gushu” become pu’er tea’s Negative Equity – Translated Article