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Amount : 6.1g in Dayi gaiwan. 85c water.
First steep: 1m
Floral and lightly nutty in flavor a hint of maltyness.
Second steep: 1m
Leaves are starting to open up, more florals and a hint of dryness on the tip of the tongue a ghost of a citrus tang. very light toasted rice in there too.
Third steep: 1m
Nutty and toasty over the florals with a hint of dry citrus and on the extended finish you get a waft of leafy greens like spinach
Fourth steep: 1:30
Citrus and roasted nuts, dryness has not increased or decreased.
Fifth steep: 2m
Nutty kinda sweet almost lactose flavor.
Sixth steep: 3m 90c
Similar to above but a citrus twinge in the middle.
Seventh steep: 5m
Vegital with citrus backnotes
Eighth steep: 10m
Green and dry still got quite a bit of life left in this.
Leafs: Large with about 50% being attached to large stems.
Thoughts: A lovely light flavored Oolong that just goes and goes for ages and not terribly expensive.
1st infusion. 85c 2 min: color: pale green aroma: light vegital and toasted bread taste: lightly grassy no astringency slight tingle
2nd infusion 1:30s color medium pale green taste: astringent grassy-ness with hints of nuts
3rd infusion 90c 1m color pale green taste: light astringency and nutty
4th infusion 1:30s nuttiness has dominated.
i got about 3 more infusions out of it before it petered out.
Wow this may be my first Darjeeling i’v had and so i cant say what this tastes like because i’v never had anything like it before. but i can say i really like whats going on in my mouth. and then there’s the smell this smells like Lemon and Honey very sweet aroma. one of the best black tea’s i’v ever had.
this was brewed gong fu style. 5g in a dayi gaiwan. i got 4 steepings out of it.
the tea i have is a STGFOP from its about tea. but anyways here’s what i’v experienced with it gong fu style
Ammount: 5.2g in dayi gaiwan at 95c
First infusion. 30s
Dark dry slightly bitter lightly citrus a lot like a normal black.
Second infusion: 30s
Dark dry not terribly complex.
Third infusion: 1m
Lighter flavor but still dry. bitter walnuts
Fourth infusion: 2m
Significant flavor loss tastes creamy and still dry.
Final thoughts: Not terribly complex but a nice tea for guests who add sugar and cream to their teas they would likely be impressed with it. Could easily be a every day staple tea.