Old Capital Pu-erh

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Pu-erh Tea
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Boiling 0 min, 15 sec

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This tea is an amazing value. A rich earthy flavor with just enough back-end sweetness to give it some serious dimension. The perfect every day pu-erh tea. Grown and processed in the Yunnan Province of China this tea has been aging since 2011.

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The Old Capitol Pu-erh starts off with a loamy dry smell in the bag. You’re settling in around the campfire with a trusted friend or two, and your butt’s going to be a little damp as you perch it on the wet leaves from last night’s little thunderstorm. Not much to say for the steeped aroma, though.

The sip-’sation is a lot more subtle here. With that post-rain vibe, you’ve lost a lot of the smoke that characterizes most pu-erhs. This leaves you free to explore the other first-infusion flavors hidden in their bath of peachy rose. We’re talking Fuji apples sitting on a tray of balsa wood–light stuff, not the kind of tea you’d worry about when serving to friends. Tea Setter is hoping to bring less popular teas into the game, and for those of us who struggle to even say “pu-erh”–let alone steep it–this one is a good place to start.

Once again, the liquor does that color-switching thing with your following infusions, so the drink is now… Full review: http://snooteablog.com/2013/09/11/snooty-tea-review-tea-setter-round-1/

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I enjoyed drinking this very much – it was earthy but mild, and I was surprised that the flavor didn’t weaken with multiple steeps. It didn’t really smell like much in the bag. Definitely a treat!

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Boiling 0 min, 15 sec

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Loved this tea! My favorite so far…gorgeous color and loved the taste. Helped turn my bill paying session into a relaxing experience for a change!

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