drank 2017 Waffles by white2tea
1758 tasting notes

Got this with my Black Friday order and am just getting around to it now. It was a fairly nice tea with little if any bitterness and a fair amount of fermentation flavor. That flavor was a little unpleasant but in no way fishy. In any case it didn’t last and this became a nice perhaps you would say easy drinking ripe puerh with a nice mildly sweet flavor profile. I didn’t really get the flavor notes specifically as I made a phone call in the middle of the session. Months ago I have given a gongfu set to a friend of mine and a couple of teas, some ripe puerh and some oolong. He had not tried them yet. To be honest I was calling to convince him it was worth a try. I would be a shame if all the money I spent was wasted and he didn’t use the tea set. This was a nice tea in any case.

I steeped this nine times in a 140ml Yixing Teapot with 12g leaf and boiling water. I gave it a 10 second rinse. I steeped it for 5 sec, 5 sec, 7 sec, 7 sec, 10 sec, 10 sec, 15 sec, 15 sec, and 20 seconds.

Boiling 12 g 5 OZ / 140 ML

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I am Allan. I live and work in Long Island, New York. I have been amassing a tea collection for nearly two years and have spent way too much money. I now try to buy mostly Puerh as I like it most and it lasts nearly forever. Black tea has a habit of going bad. If anyone is interested in tea swaps I am open to ideas and have quite a cupboard.


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