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This tea is very similar to the “Handmade Plait” tea I possess. This whole cake is made the same way just pressed into a beeng. It chips off in whole plait peices if you break it carefully. It seems more like a light green tea when brewing. It is not strong but very light in brew strength and color. It has the familiar grassy and tobacco of many young shengs. I think the manufacture style on this would deem aging longer than most others as these “plaits” really take about 5 or 6 infusions to fully unfurl. Personal note is you could take a strand or two to work drop into a cup of hot water and instant tea. It does hold together well and I found almost no need to run this through a strainer.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 0 min, 15 sec
Terri HarpLady

Both this & the Handmade Plait have intrigued my interests for awhile!

mrmopar

Yeah this was very similar to the loose plait tea.

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Terri HarpLady

Both this & the Handmade Plait have intrigued my interests for awhile!

mrmopar

Yeah this was very similar to the loose plait tea.

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