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I received this as a sample from Scott in my last YS order. After reading the description, I’m definitely excited about sampling this tea. I begin by breaking apart 5 grams from the sample chunk. I immediately note the number of white silvery buds – very nice. The wet leaves are of a green/yellow colour with some tints of red. There is a smoky, fruity aroma emanating from the beautiful leaves. The resulting soup is of a golden amber colour which turns out to be very clean. I find the prominent feature of this tea is its mouthfeel. It leaves a pleasant dry mouthfeel in the mouth with a subtle sweet hui gan rising up from the throat. For those who enjoy some astringency, this te ais definitely drinkable. However, some may find this tea requires some aging – which, of course, the tea will definitely benefit from. 81/100

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205 °F / 96 °C 0 min, 15 sec 5 g 3 OZ / 88 ML
LittleDip91

Sorry to bug you but i saw you were the only other person who reviewed this tea wit me. I tried it again for the first time in almost 2 years and mine tastes worse than before and the leaves are red. Did you have this from a sample bag or a full disc?

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LittleDip91

Sorry to bug you but i saw you were the only other person who reviewed this tea wit me. I tried it again for the first time in almost 2 years and mine tastes worse than before and the leaves are red. Did you have this from a sample bag or a full disc?

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My name is Samuel and I’ve been interested in the world of teas for about two years now. I began, as most, experimenting with several varieties of teas. I eventually encountered the world of puerh teas – my tea of choice.

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