Huang Guan Yin (2018)

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From Old Ways Tea

Also known as cultivar 105, Huang Guan Yin is the newest cultivar in widespread production. It is generally processed a little lighter than the other Wuyi oolongs. If you look closely at the leaves they tend to be a bit more tinged with green. This batch was harvest April 18th, 2018. The weather was sunny.

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Gongfu Sipdown (706)!

A mid afternoon session – really pleasant, decidedly somewhere in the middle (experience/taste wise) of all the other Old Ways Teas I’ve tried thus far. I did have this same tea type, I believe, not too long ago from Lazy Cat though – and if my memory isn’t totally failing me I liked the one from Lazy Cat a bit more than this one.

I don’t remember the steep count – but, like the Lazy Cat one, I brewed this out…

Insta Thoughts:

Dry leaf aroma is intense – smells of heavy roast accented w/ sharp grass notes!! Steeps up bold & takes a beat to soften/mellow out but then has a complex profile of grilled/roasted nuts, sweeter peanut brittle, full bodied roast, minerality, greener undertones and hints of orchid, slight cinnamon notes in the finish and… herbaceous and slightly creamy dill!?!?


Song Pairing:

(OBSESSED with this band – been listening to them nonstop all week…)

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