2005 Xiaguan FT 8653 Non-Iron

Sept 30, 2016, 3.1g in new Yixing pot 56.5ml [7.1] Damp leaf: Flinty smoke, gunpowder. Wash: Clean, sweet, thick, nice texture. Some good smoke and salivation Wet leaf: Sweet dark...

1999 YQH Cangmi

Sep 23, 2016, 4.6g/70ml gaiwan. [7.1] Dry leaf is a dry version of the YQH smell, slightly grainy on the damp leaf. The wash and the first steep are sweet,...

2016 W2T Treachery

I tasted the top tea in W2T’s 2016 line, “The Treachery of Storytelling”, in a 3-day tasting which included the 2016 W2T Last Thoughts and the 2016 W2T Untitled 02....

2016 EoT Club Huangshanshu Single Tree

Aug 4, 2016, 5.9g/90ml gaiwan. [7.1] This tea is apparently from a single tree near Bangwei in Simao. The pungent aroma is very similar to the floral/honey/urine signature I get...