My daily cuppa pu erh. 2g/2oz water. 15 sec rinse, 20 sec 1st infusion.
“My daily cuppa pu erh. 2g/2oz water. 15 sec rinse, 20 sec 1st infusion.” Read full tasting note
“I dressed in my favorite bellydance cover-up, a flowing velvet affair with beads and gold embroidery, turned on an episode of Firefly (Trash) with a tea scene with Inara and then rinsed and steeped...” Read full tasting note
Early Spring silver buds from the ancient trees are plucked, sun-dried and then compressed into this cake form. All the leaves are buds and so have a honey sweetish and very strong floral flavor with little bitterness. An excellent Pu-erh to drink now but can be drunk over the course of the next years with subtle changes in aroma and flavor.
A tea cake that most girls/women love to brew and drink.
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I dressed in my favorite bellydance cover-up, a flowing velvet affair with beads and gold embroidery, turned on an episode of Firefly (Trash) with a tea scene with Inara and then rinsed and steeped the Imperial Concubine tea and served it alongside two pieces of rose Turkish delight.
The tea begins with a musky sweet aroma with notes of honey and apricot and has a light, smooth taste. The second steeping adds a very slight smoky note with an apricot fragrance and taste. The third and fourth steeping develop the sweet apricot and honey taste further. It is a nice tea.
I began with a steeping time of 45 seconds and increased it over the period of re-steeps ending with the fourth steep of 2 minutes.