2004 YQH Tejipin

Aug 2, 2016 6g/80ml gaiwan (70ml liquid) [8.3] Dry leaf has some smoke in addition to YQH house smell. Some gasoline background. Reminds me immediately of Wistaria Zipin and that...

2016 EoT Club Yibang Ancient Tree

Aug 2, 2016 5g/70ml gaiwan. [6.3] Dry/Damp leaf very fruity with some strength. Light yellow-peach wash, citrus, “fresh scent” perfume aroma Wet leaf active bitter veggies with some oolong. Medium+...

2015 EoT Autumn Chawangshu

Aug 3, 2016. 5g/70ml gaiwan. [6.0] The material for this tea is very nice – dark, large leaves, with some silver.  Loose compression. Very similar if not better than the W2T...

2006 YQH Chawangshu

6.1g/80ml gaiwan [8.6] Extreme longevity (25+steeps), excellent pungent floral aroma, and a remarkable ability to induce euphoria, completely unrelated to heating or lethargy. Yesterday I had the Last Thoughts 2015/2016...

2015 W2T Last Thoughts

July 29, 2016. 5g/70ml gaiwan. [7.8] Significantly better than the 2016 W2T LT which was tasted just previously.  Bigger aroma, better body effects, but very similar in almost all respects....

2016 W2T Last Thoughts

Sept 2 2016, 3.6g/60ml gaiwan. [6.2] Retaste after a Wistaria flight. Clean, fresh, proper taste, with a good body effect.  Dancong or oolong effect is much diminished this time. It has...

2016 W2T Poundcake

July 29, 2016, 5g in 80ml gaiwan. [4.5] Smoky, smoke on wet leaf too. Medium+ thickness.   Can taste the stir fry.  Char.  Sweet and smoky “Lapsang Souchong” taste for the...

2016 EoT Club Wuliang Wild

Aug 10, 5.5g/80ml pot [3.5] Dry leaf: overripe fruit and smoke. Damp leaf: very fruity, apricot-peach-mango-strawberry Wash: Very light bitter arrival, salivating finish, not resembling puerh, more like a tisane....

2016 EoT Club Manlin

July 26, 2016.  6g in 90ml gaiwan.  [5.2] Darker fruity leather aroma Savoury salty wash, drying, with long aftertaste, no smoke, proper.  Yellow peach colour, nice savoury, not too bitter,...

2016 W2T Untitled 02

July 25, 2016, 5g/70ml gaiwan, [7.6] Silvery leaves among dark ones, medium compression. Tomato sauce on damp leaf. Nice wash, medium thickness, feel going down, some activity soft texture. Wildflower, pungent honey,...