2012 Xiaguan T8653

5.6g in a Novak pot. The damp leaves initially have a very rich smoke, more of a ringing smokiness than the 2003/2005 Changtai, which have a sweeter smoke. This is...

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 Tyler

July 29, 2016 5g gaiwan, [5.5] Much more subdued experience this time around.  Tasted against the poundcake 2016 and the latter was bigger and pushed Tyler out of the way....