drank 2017 Wuji Shu Cha by Moychay
40 tasting notes

Grabbed a sample without looking at its description. No idea what I’m getting into here.

1st impression: Aroma is on the earthy/bakery side of ripe. Some vanilla and roots. Something sharp in the background. It brews really light to start. First thing I get is an earth medicinal root character. Think unsweetened root beer, but with forest floor. Kinda weak on the brew. going to have to push it more.

Drinking thoughts: Pushing it gives it a hint of bitterness and leather. No big changes. Very little in the way of flavor on this one. The texture is at least ok. I bit oily. There are FuZhuan levels of stems in this cake. No discernable body effects.

Negatives: Bland, weird sharp metallic note in the background, very meh. Positives: Inoffensive, oily/lubricating texture.

I’ve had this sample in my pumidor for 2 weeks, which has been enough to shrug off the jet lag for other samples. Going to stash this one away for a few more weeks and see if anything change.

Flavors: Autumn Leaf Pile, Earth

Boiling 7 tsp 115 OZ / 3400 ML

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Drinking tea for a while now. Really into Shu Puer, Fu Zhuan, Tian Jian, Aged Whites. Addicted to Puer, but absolutely can’t tell you why. I know this site is “dead” but it is a good way to keep track of my drinking


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