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I have found these “tribute” tuochas to be fairly nice. They seem to be made from good raw materials. Of the ones I have tried from Xiaguan they carry very little of the “smokiness” that they are usually known for. This brews a light amber in the cup. It has a little bitter bite with some citrus thrown in. It has a very good mouthfeel that you can feel all over. It gives up some sweetness on the end. It is not a terribly strong sheng as I had hoped for a little more punch from it. At least it has stayed true brewing for three days now so it does have some lasting power to it. It is a warming sheng to drink on these cold winter days. I would recommend it if you want a smooth non astringent or smoky offering from Xiaguan.

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205 °F / 96 °C 0 min, 15 sec 15 g 10 OZ / 295 ML
Terri HarpLady

So…did you get in trouble yet? :)

mrmopar

Not yet as the box is still in transit!

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Terri HarpLady

So…did you get in trouble yet? :)

mrmopar

Not yet as the box is still in transit!

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