Description: This black Pu-Erh selection, reportedly once used as a tribute tea, is characterized by a strong, earthy aroma in the dry leaves. The liquor is dark, with a smooth quality, strong "forest floor" flavor, and surprising sweet note.
Steeping Suggestions: - Leaf Quantity: 2¼ g/cup Water Temp: 212° (boiling) Steep Time: 5-8 min.
mark j snider
from Otis Orchards, WA (United States)
(10/27/2011) Dry Leaf: Very Good,
Infused Leaf: Very Good, Liquor: Good,
"Unlike any of the other Pu-erh's. With it's smokey quality Lapsang' drinkers may like this. I recommend trying a sample first." Chris Crandall
from Lawrence, KS (USA)
(4/28/2010) Dry Leaf: Good,
Infused Leaf: Average, Liquor: Average,
"A thin flavor for Pu-Erh, the least tasty of all available Pu-Erh alternatives."
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