1.5 tsp for 300mL water @100C, second infusion, steeped, uh, 10 minutes 45 seconds.

I got distracted. I intended only a 5-minute steep on this beauty.

So what I’ve got her is no darker than usual but is a little astringent. It’s not bitter, but it does taste unfolded — deeper — just more itself. I can really pick out the white and the pu-er. I expect a bit of a caffeine buzz.

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