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drank Da Hong Pao by JAS eTea
15 tasting notes

This is a very robust tea. The aroma of the leaves after the wash could be smelled from a few feet away.

The tea brewed a nice rust-orange color with a heavy roasted aroma. The flavors were rich and deep. Roasted bittersweet rock taste, with a clean finish, and a florally bitter aftertaste. A faint spice flavor showed up around the 5th infusion while staying smooth, full-bodied, and without any dryness. The flavors began to mellow out and harmonize with each other towards the end, with a nice cinnamon taste showing up as the tea cooled down.

A very rich, full-bodied, and robust tea from start to finish.

Steeped in a 180ml gaiwan. 25s,30s,40s,60s,60s,25s,180s

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