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Thank you Dexter3657 for this sample.

Yixing teapot – 370ml of which I will only be filling half way as it’s for one so roughly 175ml-200ml
Tea weight – 6g
Water temp – 95°C
Steeping times – 15 second increments

It smells sweet like honeysuckle with delicate hints of wood, smoke and hay. Surprisingly sweet and smooth for a Sheng.

In flavour this is creamy, delicate, sweet, smoky and musky. The smoke is like velvet, it’s soft but rich and it lingers in the after taste. Further steeps reveal sweet wood and floral flavours but it remains thoroughly smoky and light.

A very delicious Pu Erh and easily one of my new favourites. I wish Mandala shipped to UK. :(

Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 0 min, 15 sec
Stephanie

I need to try more shengs. Sounds tasty!

KittyLovesTea

Well I can heartily recommend this Sheng, a bargain at $17 for a 100g cake. It tastes as smooth as some of the $100 Sheng I have had the privilege of trying.

Stephanie

Good to know! I’m planning on placing a Mandala order soon anyway! :D

Garret

HI! We can totally ship to the UK! Already do. It’s just not an option on the site. Our international customers can email me at [email protected] and let me know what they want. Then we figure out the shipping options, send a paypal invoice and get the teas on their wonderful journey!

Thank you for the review(s) everyone. Each of you are why I keep doing this. I’m so appreciative and humbled. Next China trip in just a few short months. I get to buy more mao cha’s for more private label pressings!

May you all have a glorious and love-filled day!

Garret

Bonnie

Don’t you just love Garret!

mrmopar

Agreed Garret is a great seller!

Garret

Gee wiz… y’all are wonderful :) I am blessed!

Bonnie

We’re stalking ya!

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Stephanie

I need to try more shengs. Sounds tasty!

KittyLovesTea

Well I can heartily recommend this Sheng, a bargain at $17 for a 100g cake. It tastes as smooth as some of the $100 Sheng I have had the privilege of trying.

Stephanie

Good to know! I’m planning on placing a Mandala order soon anyway! :D

Garret

HI! We can totally ship to the UK! Already do. It’s just not an option on the site. Our international customers can email me at [email protected] and let me know what they want. Then we figure out the shipping options, send a paypal invoice and get the teas on their wonderful journey!

Thank you for the review(s) everyone. Each of you are why I keep doing this. I’m so appreciative and humbled. Next China trip in just a few short months. I get to buy more mao cha’s for more private label pressings!

May you all have a glorious and love-filled day!

Garret

Bonnie

Don’t you just love Garret!

mrmopar

Agreed Garret is a great seller!

Garret

Gee wiz… y’all are wonderful :) I am blessed!

Bonnie

We’re stalking ya!

Login or sign up to leave a comment.

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I’m 26 years old from Leicester, England named Kayleigh. I have a wonderful husband called Richard whom I am very lucky to have in my life.

I started off many years ago drinking herbal and fruit teas which over time peaked my interest in trying new types. Eventually I began to import and sample many different teas and cultures which I still do today. My life goal is to try as many teas and ways of having tea as possible.

Tea wise my cravings change constantly from pu erh one month to jasmine green to the next and so on.

I adore cats and have four of my own called Honey, Cassie, Mr Soots and Ivory.

I also have two fish tanks which thankfully my cats have no interest in. They house an array of tropical fish and shrimp.

I am a proud vegetarian and have been for the majority of my life. When I say vegetarian I mean just that as well, no fish or seafood, no chicken now and again, no animal products such as gelatine and cochineal.

I also enjoy watching Japanese Anime and horror films.

I am always up for tea swaps so if you see anything in my virtual cupboard then please contact me.

A short list to help swapping with me easier though honestly I am not fussy and am willing to try anything. Plus the notes below are usually, sometimes I love a tea that has an ingredient I tend to dislike and other times I hate a tea that I thought I would love.

Likes: Any fruit but especially melon and orange, vanilla, all tea types (black, green, white etc), nuts (any), flowers, ginger, chai.

Dislikes: Licorice, aniseed, clove, eucalyptus, lavender.

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