2016 EoT Club Tian Ba

July 27, 2016, 5g/70ml gaiwan [3.5] Both mushrooms have a very sweet smell of overripe fruits. The mushrooms are made entirely of buds.  This seems to be known as Yabao, although...

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...

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....