mmmmm…this has grown on me every time i have it. There’s enough for another little cup but i’m passing that on to Cavocorax since i think she might enjoy this one and it’s always fun to share! :)
thanks for sending this in the BBB Box terri!
“mmmmm...this has grown on me every time i have it. There's enough for another little cup but i'm passing that on to Cavocorax since i think she might enjoy this one and it's always fun to share!...” Read full tasting note
“Yup, I love this tea! It's amazing how so many different teas can taste like chocolate, but not taste like each other, right? To be honest, I believe I've decided this tea is going to be the...” Read full tasting note
“Thank you *Sil* (and *Terri?*) for this sample! (162) It smells so dark and rich, and I probably shouldn't be drinking it at 11, but I've got more Supernatural episodes I'd like to...” Read full tasting note
“YUM!!!! Got this from *Terri Harplady* in the *BBBB* and it is absolutely delicious! Made it in the gaiwan and enjoyed about 5 steeps before it started to lose the robust flavor. This is seriously...” Read full tasting note
Classic Wu Yi mountain black tea varietal “Zheng Shan Xiao Zhong” means literally “from Wu Yi Mountain Small Tea Plant”.
Our offering is processed in traditional style and carries notes dark chocolate taste and aroma with a sweet after-finish.
We recommend brewing with 90c temperature water. Wash once very briefly!
This is not a smoky “Zheng Shan Xiao Zhong” and should not be confused with the smoky type “Lapsang Souchong”!
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Yup, I love this tea!
It’s amazing how so many different teas can taste like chocolate, but not taste like each other, right? To be honest, I believe I’ve decided this tea is going to be the official replacement for Anxi Fo Shou, of which I only have enough to drink 2 more times. I think one of those 2 times will have to be a side by side comparison, maybe. The other one will be some special occasion, like maybe ground breaking day in my garden, or a celebration of the sprouting of the first seeds that I plant. Or maybe a day when I just need to pamper myself. Meanwhile, I’m feeling a little better about running out of THAT tea, because I have THIS tea, & I think I will have to add it to the list of Hoard-worthy teas, because it really is THAT good. It really is like German Chocolate Cake. And don’t let the name fool you, because although it is roasty, it is NOT smokey, at all.
Now I have to get ready to go play that gig.
Thank you Sil (and Terri?) for this sample! (162)
It smells so dark and rich, and I probably shouldn’t be drinking it at 11, but I’ve got more Supernatural episodes I’d like to watch.
It’s very rich with a lot of cocoa notes and maybe some oak? It’s not as sweet as I had expected, but ti’s still very nice. It makes me think of Laoshan Black, although I couldn’t quite say what the difference is.
I picked this one up when Yunnan Sourcing was having a sale, I believe it was in December, but hadn’t tried it until tonight. So, so, so good. It tasted like Cheerios and chocolate, both in the best ways imaginable. I’m glad I finally tried this tea. It will be difficult not to drink it up fast!
(While searching for when the sale was, I noticed that Yunnan Sourcing sells tea via Amazon??? Has anyone here ever purchased tea from them that way?)