First dibs: 10 year aged shu puerh tea by teance.
Engraved dragon head yixing teapot gongfucha.
Dry leaf: subtle mustyness
1x medium rinse.
Light steep; I taste/smell: (smell) subtle —> earth, ginger (?), cookies. Soda pop(? [weird]). (Taste) subtle
-→ soda pop (weird), earth, camphor, mushrooms.
Medium steep; I taste/smell: (smell) subtle —> fishyness, earth (?), fermentation (?), cookies. (Taste) subtle -→ earth, fermentation, camphor (?), mushrooms (?). Light soda pop (?).
Heavy steep; I taste/smell: (smell) subtle earth. Light fishyness. (Taste)
Light —→ earth, camphor, mushrooms, fermentation.
All in all, a decent tea. A tad fishy but decent flavours and cha qi. The Soda pop taste surprised me! I rate this a 80/100 I’ll give the rest to a friend.
Flavors: Camphor, Cookie, Earth, Fishy, Mushrooms, Musty