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Busy day and I have more so hopefully I can add to this review.

Preliminary thoughts: Nice almond notes, as well as the spices, such as cinnamon, cloves, ginger. Stays true to the Wuyi oolong rock teas… Minerals. It says lightly roasted but I would classify it more medium to heavy. Not charcoal-smoky flavor but more roasted flavors and notes. There were caramel notes, some warm vanilla notes. Nice mineral finish.

Roasted, nutty, fruity plum goodness.

Gaiwan, 110ml, 205°F, 9 steeps: rinse, 10s, 15s, 20s, 25s, 30s, 35s,40s, 60s, 120s

I hope you are all having a great and productive day. ^^

Flavors: Almond, Caramel, Cinnamon, Cloves, Dried Fruit, Fruity, Ginger, Mineral, Nuts, Plums, Roasted nuts, Vanilla

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205 °F / 96 °C 0 min, 15 sec 7 g 4 OZ / 110 ML
derk

Likewise to you, too. I’m done for the long weekend. Gonna try to put out 3 tea notes a day S/U/M. Only then will I feel truly productive and fulfilled :P

Kawaii433

hehe derk :D That would be productive! And I love your reviews so I completely approve! haha

Roswell Strange

Sounds so good! I’ve debated picking this up from Mandala a few times, and now I’m kicking myself for not having done so…

Kawaii433

Roswell, I hope you enjoy it when you do get to try it. Many noticed peach and apple… I got plum or prune (go figure lol) but it was definitely good. :D

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derk

Likewise to you, too. I’m done for the long weekend. Gonna try to put out 3 tea notes a day S/U/M. Only then will I feel truly productive and fulfilled :P

Kawaii433

hehe derk :D That would be productive! And I love your reviews so I completely approve! haha

Roswell Strange

Sounds so good! I’ve debated picking this up from Mandala a few times, and now I’m kicking myself for not having done so…

Kawaii433

Roswell, I hope you enjoy it when you do get to try it. Many noticed peach and apple… I got plum or prune (go figure lol) but it was definitely good. :D

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Longtime casual tea drinker. In the past, mainly Sencha, Matcha. I’m currently into Oolong, Black & Pu’erh.

Gongfu cha is the main way I prepare my tea (gaiwan or Yixing teapot). I drink all tea… Usually unflavored. I do try some flavored now. Just as long as it doesn’t have any artificial sweetener.

Favorite stores: TeaVivre, What-Cha, Mandala Tea, Yunnan sourcing, White2Tea, Lupicia. (Note: I love the teaware from TeaVivre and Yunnan sourcing.) Good experiences with 52Teas, Harney & Sons, Whispering Pines

Flavors I dislike are artificial flavors, especially artificial sweeteners. Strong lavender, violet, any strong floral-perfumey tea; cantaloupe, ripe papaya, sweet honeydew.

Can handle a little of the following: Rose, licorice, anise, jasmine, mint, spearmint, peppermint, leather.

Favorite flavors: Citrus fruits (especially grapefruit & tangerines), granny smith apple, bananas, guava, mango, tamarind, watermelon, stonefruits, all fruits except cantaloupe, chocolate, caramel, vanilla, milk, cinnamon, creme, bread, nuts, toasted, roasted.

I generally don’t add anything to my teas.

As I explore, my ratings may shift. 90+ generally means I’ll keep it on my shelf.

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