2011 Menghai Dayi "Wu Zi Deng Ke"

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Typical Preparation
Use 3 oz / 103 ml of water
Set water temperature to 205 °F / 96 °C
Use 8 g of tea
Steep for 0 min, 30 sec
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“One of my favorites wish they made it into a cake larger than 150 grams. dark mysterious woody and subdued floral hints. I resteep about three times. I liked this so much I purchased a 750 gram tin...” Read full tasting note
“Wet leaf smells like old wood and earth. Brews dark brown quickly. Tastes rich and sweet. Hard to describe taste – maybe some dry cocoa, wood and sweet dates. Lingering mouthwatering taste in...” Read full tasting note
“Dianhong Tea at Aliexpress 5g Price: £11.92 ($18.37) for 150g cake. Price per gram: 7.95p ($0.12) Sweet: Very smooth, creamy and syrupy with lighter brews. Heavier brews yield an unfavourable...” Read full tasting note
“Today, courtesy of a very kind Steepster friend, I brewed this highly-recommended Menghai shou Gongfu style: 10g / 3 oz. / 205 / 5-sec rinse / 20-min rest / four identical steeps combined into a...” Read full tasting note


2011 Menghai Dayi “Wu Zi Deng Ke” Ripe 150g
“wu zi deng ke (五子登科)” means “may your five sons achieve great success in the imperial examinations”. In Chinese ancient, a family had five sons, and the five sons studied hard, and had high qualities in every respect, and the five sons achieved the great success in the imperial examinations, and became useful to the country.

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