2016 W2T Last Thoughts vs 2017 BYH Yibi

17 Sep 2017: W2T ABOVE / BYH BELOW in photo After tasting and re-tasting several ’16 and ’17 productions from W2T and BYH, I wanted to do a direct comparison...

2017 white2tea samples

A tasting of 2017 teas from White2tea: Manichee (.40/g) Bellweather (.45/g) Pussy (.45/g) Anniversary cake (.50/g) She’s not me (.60/g) Fuck what you heard (.95/g) In terms of preferences: Pussy  >...

2016 W2T Into The Mystic

5g/100ml gaiwan July 9, 2017 Dry: loose compression, medium-small leaves, gray, silver, yellow-brown. Damp: vinegary, fruity, wine, pungent, nice. Wet: fresh green tea aroma gives side salivation very quickly. High...

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....

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 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,...

2016 W2T Diving Duck

5g/70ml gaiwan. [5.5] This  strikes me as a more normal young sheng than e.g. the Head, Mystic, Tuhao, all of which had oolong tendencies (though this may be due to...

2016 W2T Tuhao as F*ck

5g/70ml gaiwan [5.0] Lots of silvery tips visible among the dark green-black leaves. Fruity sweet aroma on the dry leaf.  No smoke discernible on the warmed damp leaf. An unmistakable...