Having a nice Christmas evening session with this. A good relaxing tea compared to the Last Thoughts this morning. Plenty of energy but not ass whooping energy. A perfect tea for a casual session with the family.
It’s odd that my mother can not stand this tea but was loving the 2005 Rocket Yiwu yesterday. I will admit the Gaoshan is a bit more earthy but I was still surprised to see such a night and day reaction. I have to admit, Rocket Yiwu is more up my alley, with the floral/fruity flavors and huigan, but the Gaoshan is considerably smoother and thicker in my opinion.
I think I experience more qi with the Gaoshan then with Rocket Yiwu. There’s a million variables to take into consideration when talking about qi so who really knows. But I think I’m getting more body effect from the Gaoshan, but more enjoyable flavor from Rocket Yiwu. So all in all I’m glad this tea fits my needs. But I may have to get the Rocket Yiwu as well. The two teas are surprisingly different from eachother.