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I found that if I steeped this at a lower temperature for a longer period of time it takes on some different characteristics and this really brings out the sweetness, while retaining a woodsy almost spicy quality.

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170 °F / 76 °C 2 min, 15 sec
ashmanra

Do you think this is worth buying? Based on your first review I thought about getting enough to ut aside for a few years and keep some out for now.

TeaBrat

How much experience do you have with green puerhs?

ashmanra

I have only had one, and that was Harney’s Ziyun Puerh Maocha. I have only tried about six shu puerhs, but I liked them all pretty well, except for fishy parts! Rishi’s shu was boring. Shengs are very different different from shus, yes?

TeaBrat

yes, they are more like green tea when they are young but they can be kind of bitter and sour. These are pretty good but I don’t know if I would buy more… see if you can get a sample. :)

ashmanra

Good idea! Thanks! I have bought a lot of teaware from that company, so maybe they will out together a diverse sampler for me. I liked their Osmanthus Shu Puerh.

TeaBrat

If you wanted to swap for one, I think that could also be arranged…. :)

ashmanra

Ooo, what would you like to try? I will also have some new tea in a few days. My daughter is bringing back some Dammann Freres , Pickwick, something unpronounceable and the fore unspeakable from Hungary, and some from Northern Ireland that I don’t remember the name of! LOL!

TeaBrat

I’ll check when I’m back at home & PM ya.

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ashmanra

Do you think this is worth buying? Based on your first review I thought about getting enough to ut aside for a few years and keep some out for now.

TeaBrat

How much experience do you have with green puerhs?

ashmanra

I have only had one, and that was Harney’s Ziyun Puerh Maocha. I have only tried about six shu puerhs, but I liked them all pretty well, except for fishy parts! Rishi’s shu was boring. Shengs are very different different from shus, yes?

TeaBrat

yes, they are more like green tea when they are young but they can be kind of bitter and sour. These are pretty good but I don’t know if I would buy more… see if you can get a sample. :)

ashmanra

Good idea! Thanks! I have bought a lot of teaware from that company, so maybe they will out together a diverse sampler for me. I liked their Osmanthus Shu Puerh.

TeaBrat

If you wanted to swap for one, I think that could also be arranged…. :)

ashmanra

Ooo, what would you like to try? I will also have some new tea in a few days. My daughter is bringing back some Dammann Freres , Pickwick, something unpronounceable and the fore unspeakable from Hungary, and some from Northern Ireland that I don’t remember the name of! LOL!

TeaBrat

I’ll check when I’m back at home & PM ya.

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My profile pic is of a pink dahlia at Golden Gate Park.

Hobbies include: tea, making art, animals, vegan things, buddhism, nature, creativity, books, writing, cooking, meditation, yoga.

I am a fan of many different teas but my favorites are blacks and oolongs, chai, also like darjeeling and pu-erh. I’n always learning and expanding my horizons!

Dislikes include: bergamot, jasmine, highly tannic or bitter teas, overly judgmental and bitter people. :)

Live in San Francisco, I’m a SINK (single income, no kids) and love the urban life, but traveling out to the middle of nowhere is always fun too.

I tend to not drink things I know I will hate so a lot of my tea ratings are on the higher side. Here’s my rating system, sorta

95-100 I love this tea and would like to keep it around

94-90 An excellent tea which I may or may not repurchase

89-80 Pretty good, above average

79-70 Acceptable

69-60 Mundane – Will probably drink it if I have it

59-50 Ick

49 and below Nasty

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