481 Tasting Notes
Ru Yao dragon teapot gongfu:
Dry leaves: smells musty and slightly earthy.
Wet leaves: smells like wet fall leaves, Forrest floor and earthy. Slightly musty.
Light steep: I taste light earth and light fall leaves. Medium camphor, No mushrooms and minor minerals.Very tasty!
Medium steep: I taste earth, medium camphor, medium mushrooms, medium minerals, strong Forrest floor and strong fall leaves.
Heavy steep: medium minerals strong earth, strong Forrest floor, strong fall leaves, medium mushrooms and medium camphor.
All in all, this tea is still amazing.
I still rate this tea a 100! Definately recommend this both western and gongfu style! :D
Ru Yao dragon teapot gong fu.
Dry leaves: light to medium musty.
Wet leaves: slightly more musty, old books,
Light steep: light minerals, light camphor, light earth, medium sweetness.
Medium steep: slightly more camphor, slightly more earth, light minerals. Medium sweetness.
Even more yummy!
Heavy steep: medium camphor, light minerals, medium sweetness. Medium earth, just under medium old books.
Best to steep heavy. Yum!
All in all this is an amazing tea!
I rate 100 and strongly recommend this tea!
Flavors: Autumn Leaf Pile, Camphor, Earth, Mineral, Musty, Sweet
an amazing tea!:
when i smell the tea leaves dry, i smell earth, mustyness and a bit of dui wui (fermentation smell).
when i smell the leaves wet, the smells are intensified (minus the mustyness).
when i smell the brewed tea, i smell some earth (quite mellow)
when i taste the brewed tea, i taste light earth.
the color of the brewed tea is a amberish brown.
i rate this tea a 100 because its mellow.
even though the description says its very strong and has a camphor taste, i dont really notice that. oh well i still enjoy this tea! :D (note: ill try steeping this longer and add a new tasting note).
Flavors: Earth, Musty
I used my new teapot today.
When I smell the leaves dry, they smell musty and very smokey like a BBQ or campfire.
When I smell the leaves wet, I smell honey, spices and lots of smoke like a BBQ or campfire.
The color of the brewed tea is a light yellow. I taste flowers, light honey, light spices and little to no smoke.
The color of the brewed tea is a medium yellow. I taste little to no flowers. I also taste medium smoke, honey and spices.
The color of the brewed tea is a dark yellow. I taste strong smoke, honey and spices. No flower taste.
This tea is a lot similar to 2013 yunnan sourcing autumn ye sheng.
I rate it a 100 because it’s just awesome and tasty!
Flavors: Campfire, Floral, Flowers, Honey, Smoke, Spices
When i smell the teabag dry, i smell peaches.
when i smell the teabag wet, the smell is intensified.
when i smell the brewed tea, i smell peaches.
when i taste the brewed tea, i taste peaches.
i rate this a 100 because it is yummy!
many thanks to Hyson tea co for this free sample
a great tea!:
when i smell the leaves dry, i smell peppery grass.
when i smell the leaves wet, the smell is intensified.
when i smell the brewed tea, i smell peppery grass.
when i taste the brewed tea, i taste peppery grass and some bitter-sweetness.
i also note that this tea can get bitter when steeped grandpa style. i also am not sure if i taste butter notes.
the color of the brewed tea is a light olive and goes to a somewhat dsrk yellow when steeped grandpa style.
i rate this tea a 80 because its great, but im not much for the taste of green teas unless it’s long jing (dragonwell)
many thanks to “enjoying tea” for this great tea
Flavors: Bitter, Grass, Pepper, Sweet
this is the best youngest shou puerh i have ever had!:
when i smell the leaves dry, they smell musty.
when i smell the leaves wet, they smell like earth.
whe i smell the brewed tea, i smell mellow/smooth earth.
when i taste the brewed tea, i taste mellow/smooth earth and sweetness.
the color of the brewed tea is a chocolate brown color.
i rate this a 100 because its just lovely!
many thanks to sherri for this amazing sample.
Flavors: Earth, Smooth, Sweet