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Very nice. Burnt sugar and caramel flavors predominantly, with hints of peach, walnut, and maybe a touch of saltiness. This tea is pretty mellow, but the slight touch of campfire/smoke lends it a bit of excitement. I did not find much astringency after a 3 minute steep, and no bitterness. In fact, if I had some more, I would give it a shot at 4 or 5 minutes. The campfire is mostly in the aroma, and it doesn’t really translate strongly into the cup. It is not anything like a smoky lapsang souchong.

Tea was received as a free sample from AprTea Mall, in exchange for my writing a review. It was nice to find 8 different tea samples, about 50 grams total, in my mail yesterday. This is the first one I have sampled, and my first ever Dahongpao-style tea.

https://www.aprtea.com/chinese-wuyi-dahongpao-rock-tea-middle-fire-grade-one-250g/

Flavors: Burnt Sugar, Campfire, Caramel, Honey, Peach, Salt, Walnut

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec 7 g 29 OZ / 857 ML

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