I brought the rest of my sample to my parent’s house a neighborhood over, wanting to spread the joy of this tea but also to have something to warm up to after shoveling snow for three hours. It wasn’t a great session unfortunately. My parents aren’t really the patient type and wouldn’t even sit down for my improvised gong fu set up, which dampened my enthusiasm. I brought my kyusu over, found a tea towel, two glass espresso cups, a shot glass, and a measuring cup as a pitcher. It was a pitiful yet amusing sight. The tea itself was just as fine as last time. My dad said it tasted like an ashtray but nicer. Didn’t quite get tea drunk but I did take a heavy nap afterward. Oh well.

Boiling 0 min, 15 sec 10 g 200 OZ / 5914 ML

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Hello! My name is Mateusz, or Mat for short. Started brewing gong fu style in January 2021. This is mostly for logging purposes; don’t expect fancy reviews as I’m not great at picking up every note and hint and I’m not too picky anyway.

Happy to exchange tea samples! I haven’t been great at updating my cupboard but feel free to ask about the teas that I log on here.


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