Pu'erh Tea, Tea Tastings

Jian Cang Puer (Seven Cups)

Gong-Go Rating: ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Results:ย The perfect introduction to Pu'erh teas, I enjoyed this Jia Cang immensely. Without a touch of astringency or bitterness, the finish was sweet and juicy, complimenting the deep dank upfront peat notes of its body. Vendor: Seven Cups Fine Teas Tea:ย Jian Cang Puer (Home Store Puer) Type: Pu'erh Origin: 2012 - Xishuangbanna,… Continue reading Jian Cang Puer (Seven Cups)

Pu'erh Tea, Tea Tastings

2007 CNNP “8891 Red Label” Raw Puerh Tea Cake (Yunnan Sourcing)

Gong-Go Rating: ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Results:ย Wonderfully smooth with dank notes of the forest and spicy campfires. I really enjoyed this tea & would get a whole cake if I had the room for storage. Definitely should be on your "MUST TRY" list. Vendor: Yunnan Sourcing Tea:ย 2007 CNNP "8891 Red Label" Raw Pu'erh Tea Cake (get $5 off… Continue reading 2007 CNNP “8891 Red Label” Raw Puerh Tea Cake (Yunnan Sourcing)

Pu'erh Tea, Tea Art, Tea Extras, Uncategorized

2016 Big Snow Mountain Series

I can't believe we're well into February 2019 already. Time sure does fly when your busy and I've been going, go, go since the new year started. Although I wasn't that impressed with this tea (a bit to dry for my tastes) I was inspired to branch out and try a few new techniques. I… Continue reading 2016 Big Snow Mountain Series

Pu'erh Tea, Tea Tastings

2016 Big Snow Mountain Wild Arbor Ra Pu-erh (Yunnan Sourcing)

Gong-Go Rating: ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Results:ย A delicate pu'erh with faint woodsy & stone fruit notes. An interesting Wild Arbor Tea worth sampling if you can find it - Yunnan Sourcing is already sold out. Vendor: Yunnan Sourcing Tea: 2016 Yunnan Sourcing "Big Snow Mountain" Wild Arbor Raw Pu-erh Tea cake (get $5.00 off your first order with… Continue reading 2016 Big Snow Mountain Wild Arbor Ra Pu-erh (Yunnan Sourcing)

Pu'erh Tea, Tea Tastings

Tea Gong-Go Tasting Review – Palace Ripened Pu-erh Brick Tea 2007 (Teavivre)

Gong-Go Rating: ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Results:ย A unique smokey profile laced with lots of roasted nuts & the warm flavors of a campfire. The exceptional rich flavor profile makes this tea a great choice to pair with cheese & meat plates or any other rich course. Later infusions were remarkably sweet & worth waiting for. Vendor: Teavivre Tea:ย Palace… Continue reading Tea Gong-Go Tasting Review – Palace Ripened Pu-erh Brick Tea 2007 (Teavivre)

Pu'erh Tea, Tea Tastings

“Mystery” Pu’erh Tea Review (Whole Dragon)

Gong-Go Rating:ย ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Results:ย Loved it after it sat in my cupboards for six years. If you can find it I do recommend it. Vendor: Whole Dragon Tea:ย "Mystery" Pu'erh Type: Pu'erh Origin: China Tasting:ย 14g / 205ยฐ/ 10oz / 1st infusion 10 seconds (increased by 5 for 14 additional) Average number of infusions:ย  15 Review: I picked up… Continue reading “Mystery” Pu’erh Tea Review (Whole Dragon)