Menhai Tea factory (Dragon Teahouse)
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Recent Tasting Notes
Hmmm… not sure about this one. I got this sample from a friend and brewed it my usual way, but I had to get rid of several initial steeps because they just taste a little musty. That’s probably not even the right word. They just taste not so great.
After that, it smooths out and ends up tasting a bit coffeeish, but it never really tastes awesome to me. I don’t think, “oh yum yum yum” at any point. I have enough to try again, so I’ll do so soon. I’m trying to give teas I don’t love a second chance at a later time because I’ve been having some sinus and congestion issues.
Broke this out during our “Fritz” on the site. Still trying to keep up.
Got 10 grams off the cake for the Yixing. Gave a 10 second wash and went with it. Semi-dark brew as I think this is a lighter fermented shou. No off flavor in this as I am finding about 6 years and the shous are coming in like the shengs do. It had a nice raisin and semi-sweet flavor and just the slightest touch of bitter/astringency.
I only did 2 brews with this over 2 days but it has been pretty nice and you get a little earthy and woody on the second day.
Enjoyable on a cool rainy night.
Flavors: Bitter, Raisins, Sweet, Wood