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Phatty cake! What a great pu’er! The highlights of this tea is it is easy to drink, full flavored, bold with notes of earth, chocolate, wild mushroom, spice, raisin, sweet, smoke, and mineral, all developing and changing with further infusions.

I should really buy this cake, I made another order recently for some stuff on sale and pass on the cake. Next order then! I had a really good experience with Mandala teas so I’ll be ordering again for sure!

To read my full review aka Oolong Owl’s pu’er tea drunk party time, check out the blog entry http://oolongowl.wordpress.com/2013/05/06/mandala-phatty-cake-from-mandala-tea-tea-review/

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graceatblb

The Phatty cake is just amazing, isn’t it? And Mandala’s releasing a sequel in the soontime. I can’t wait.

And I love love your blog. Your owls are adorable.

Awkward Soul

thanks! I’m going to buy the sequel for sure! I didn’t buy phatty cake with my first order as I heard about the sequel, and figure I’ll be able to wait for the new one, hopefully.

TeaBrat

I loved this too

Mandala Tea

Yahoo!!! We have good news about the “Phatty Cake: The Sequel” – all of the loose material made it to the pressing factory and was sifted, blended and pressed this last week!! The addition of the grade 3 leaf to this will make for more complexity. We are pumped! Thanks for the review, my friend! Time for some thrash metal and more pu’er :)

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graceatblb

The Phatty cake is just amazing, isn’t it? And Mandala’s releasing a sequel in the soontime. I can’t wait.

And I love love your blog. Your owls are adorable.

Awkward Soul

thanks! I’m going to buy the sequel for sure! I didn’t buy phatty cake with my first order as I heard about the sequel, and figure I’ll be able to wait for the new one, hopefully.

TeaBrat

I loved this too

Mandala Tea

Yahoo!!! We have good news about the “Phatty Cake: The Sequel” – all of the loose material made it to the pressing factory and was sifted, blended and pressed this last week!! The addition of the grade 3 leaf to this will make for more complexity. We are pumped! Thanks for the review, my friend! Time for some thrash metal and more pu’er :)

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I’m a crafty knitter and crocheter that loves to work on a project and drink tea. I worked as a counsellor and I chain-drink tea to keep me calm and grounded.

I’m a tea blogger – The Oolong Owl
www.OolongOwl.com – I do tea reviews, obsessively photograph teas with mischievous crocheted Owls and get tea drunk.

I was raised on floral oolongs and green teas, mostly “beauty” teas. Early on as a kid, I can guzzle an entire pot of tea (or two) at a Chinese or Japanese restaurant.
These days I like adventurous and interesting tea blends. I’m fearless in trying new teas! I’m into oolong, pu’erh, white, green, black, guayusa, mate and herbals. I’m not into red rooibos but I keep buying it anyway.

The tea brand that got me started into loose leaf teas was DAVIDsTea. I used to live in Vancouver Canada and had access to their shop, however that is now limited since I moved to southern California.

However, the perks of living in the US is ultra cheap, fast shipping! Since then, my tea stash insanely expanded.
My recommended tea shops:
Mandala Tea
Steep City Teas
Butiki Teas
DAVIDsTea
Della Terra Teas
Lupicia
Verdant Tea
Yunnan Sourcing
52 Teas / Zoomdweebies
Yunomi.us
Red Leaf Tea
New Mexico Tea Co
Bluebird Tea Co
The Persimmon Tree

Other stuff I’m into that sneaks into my tea notes: Brazilian jiu-jitsu, metal music, drawing, painting, cooking, photography and nail polish.

I have a husband and a bunny who both hate tea. More for me!!!! MUUAHAHAHAHAAA

Location

Long Beach, CA

Website

http://oolongowl.com/

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