8 Tasting Notes

81

I throw about a Tbs. of this in metal diffuser and drop that into a ceramic mug with about 2 cups of water 212. Then after about 2 min. I pull it out. Great mellow aroma and taste. Reminds me of a warm blanket I just pulled out of the drier.

Now having said that, the gate of heave opens to me and angles sign when I drink this with cookies. I like chocolate chip cookie best with this.

Preparation
Boiling 2 min, 0 sec

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40

Steeping about 5 times letting the water I was using cool as I went starting at 212.

Tea wear use was all ceramic.

This tea seemed to me to be lacking in smoothness, a bit bitter, the taste was indistinct and the aroma seemed flat. This is my first Pu erh tea so I may change my rating after brewing it a few more time. For right now I am unimpressed. I have had Pu erh tea steeped for me once before at a tea shop and I loved it but for some reason this just does not stack up.

Preparation
Boiling
Thomas Smith

How long are you steeping for and at what concentration?

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91

Wow This was tasty! and also my very first chrysanthemum. The smell is just great, I love it! Wish I could say more but I just can’t find the words to explain the taste.

Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C

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65

I ordered this tea in the month of July 2010 and that is all I know about it as far as time line. I had an order about 6 months earlier, that I didn’t care for too much but this was not bad at all. As far as the whole steeping thing goes I have sort of adopted a new brewing technique from the Korean Tea shops is Seoul. At about 45-55 water-tea at 175 degrees I allowed it to steep for about 5 to 10 seconds. As long as I kept the steep very light I found it had very pleasant taste not at all grassy or bitter but very savory. After steeping a few time the flavor was much improved. The delicious after taste still linger on the insides of my cheeks, does that happen to any one else?

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C

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84

Really eligant tase. Great with cookies!

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec

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96

This tea could probably steeped any where from 180 to 210 depending on how you like the flavor but I found that 190 was where I enjoyed it the most. Also being as it is a majority black tea it is best steeped in a clay pot as opposed to glass. I thought the Blend was well balanced and each flavore worked well with each other.

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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