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Nose; cream custard, roasted yam, hazel nut, ginger snaps, light mandarin orange — no almond for me.
Palate; very light and not in a good way, slight sweet custard, roasted chestnut.

195 °F / 90 °C 0 min, 15 sec

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drank ban tian yao by JK Teashop
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OK, so maybe I am just too much of a tea snob, just too critical, but here I am, so I guess I will keep going…
By and large I have not found the JK teas up to snuff, my experience has been better with Whispering Pines, Verdant, and especially Yunnan Sourcing.
Nose; lightly roasted nori, seashore.
Palate; not much there, slightly sweet, oatmeal, brown sugar.

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Similar to a Feng Huan Dan Cong; a robust oolong that settles into your soul and makes you feel like you’re dancing in front of a fireplace. It does take a bit of coercing to get it just right, otherwise it’s a little watered-down-tasting. However, get it right and it’s a deep, awesome flavour that hits the back of your tongue with soft, roasted force. Mmm.

180 °F / 82 °C 0 min, 45 sec

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