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    Sticky: Yesterday was the sample H that was some kind of...

    Yesterday was the sample H that was some kind of banzhang from '05 or something. Using just seven grams, it tasted a bit less like a Lao Man'e, and while it was enjoyable, the '08 Nanzhou is the...
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    Sticky: 2006 XZH Mahei maocha. Oolonged, and has a bit...

    2006 XZH Mahei maocha. Oolonged, and has a bit of sour fermentation in early brews (might be from sitting too long in cheap plastic baggies), definitely revealed in that improper astringency. ...
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    Sticky: Second try of EoT Long Lan Xu (damaged maocha). ...

    Second try of EoT Long Lan Xu (damaged maocha). Not much to say different from my first review except that that this tea never got astringent. I'm pretty satisfied with this tea, and if the stuff...
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    Sticky: Since EoT is about to put up some of their new...

    Since EoT is about to put up some of their new teas--I see two teas are up, waiting on that Yuan Wei...I want to reiterate that the teas I've been sampling were damaged, and should only be taken as a...
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    Sticky: The whatever Bangwei today. Very good at giving...

    The whatever Bangwei today. Very good at giving me basic good taste, like the 8582 801 etc...
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    Sticky: EoT Du Quan. Bounced back more readily than Yuan...

    EoT Du Quan. Bounced back more readily than Yuan Wei and is more lively. It also has a properly heavy bitterness. Has very light edge of sourness. Is a very floral tea, enough to be suspicious,...
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    http://www.bestteaonline.com/ Google for the...

    http://www.bestteaonline.com/

    Google for the location of the Vancouver place.
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    Sticky: Finished off most of Sample C with 7g. I like...

    Finished off most of Sample C with 7g. I like this tea very much--this is a northern tea with more depth and strength than northern tea usually has, with a nice apple-y fruit suggestion to boot in...
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    Sticky: Two days ago, tried some ChenYuanHao Yiwu again. ...

    Two days ago, tried some ChenYuanHao Yiwu again. A bit settled down, but sour and hongchapu. Late infusions has some of that nice finish. Potable, not good.

    Yesterday, tried 8g of 8582 801. ...
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    Sticky: EoT Yuan Wei again. Settled down some, though...

    EoT Yuan Wei again. Settled down some, though still flat. Important thing is that it doesn't taste so much like a Hunan hongcha. Richer flavor profile than the pu-erh.sk Naka, has more qi, I...
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    Sticky: Tried a couple of thrown in bricks: ...

    Tried a couple of thrown in bricks:

    pixingwangfu (2006?). Empty taste, something like cheap bulang. Has qi, but not very pleasant, and I didn't really like it, so after some brews, I ditched it,...
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    Sticky: Sample I 8g: I was looking forward to this tea...

    Sample I 8g: I was looking forward to this tea from the start, because the leaves were never really pressed, just softly packed together, and it had a wonderful almost piney wood-moss-soil dry...
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    Sticky: Sample H 8g: The dry leaves are brown, loosely...

    Sample H 8g: The dry leaves are brown, loosely compressed, and full of gold tips. A slight floral dry aroma exists. With the first brew, a classical Bulang aroma pops up, from a thick and slightly...
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    Sticky: Sample G 8g: The dry leaves are pretty big, and...

    Sample G 8g: The dry leaves are pretty big, and also dark, with a purple hue. Some humidity is indicated by the heated dry leaves, but the first brew aroma is fruity. However the taste and...
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    Sticky: Sample F 8g: The leaves looked aged and quite...

    Sample F 8g: The leaves looked aged and quite rusty. There was a large chunk where I could see all sorts of leaves in them, from huangpan to buds (I think). Not very much dry leaf aroma before...
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    Sticky: The same grammage of E is a bit different than...

    The same grammage of E is a bit different than the others--it's rather broken. Looks fine otherwise, with only a humid smell. When put in the pot, a good aroma shows up, with a strong, dark taste...
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    Sticky: 8g of sample D is a prettier set of leaves than...

    8g of sample D is a prettier set of leaves than sample C, and it looks darker and maybe a bit red. The heated dry leaves give off only a humid aroma, but when water is poured in an out, the soup...
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    Sticky: 8 grams of Sample C looks to be a lot more normal...

    8 grams of Sample C looks to be a lot more normal than the first two teas, not so furry, a bit rusty with humidity, and humid scent when dry leaves are heated. I pretty much liked this tea from the...
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    Sticky: Sample B, 7.9g: This seems to be maocha, and...

    Sample B, 7.9g: This seems to be maocha, and very pretty leaves, light colored and young looking, no dry aroma. When brewed the first time, the aroma was light and hard to describe at first (later...
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    Sticky: Okay, the first sample of the series is from a...

    Okay, the first sample of the series is from a chunk of fairly dark leaves. No distinct aroma from dry leaves other than generic humid aroma. The leaves look fairly whole, large, and rather...
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    2007 Chen Yuan Hao Yiwu shu. 7572/7581 style...

    2007 Chen Yuan Hao Yiwu shu. 7572/7581 style blend. Very red and clear soup for those that like it. Not a whole lot of fireworks, though, normal decent shu with a bit of tarry-floral-bark edge to...
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    Sticky: '98 Apple Green tuo from Teaclassico. Wanted...

    '98 Apple Green tuo from Teaclassico. Wanted something mature after all that super-young stuff. It was fine, but most of the quality is in the storage and not from the original leaves, and I got to...
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    Sticky: The last is the Du Quan. This tea has a lot of...

    The last is the Du Quan. This tea has a lot of elegance, sort of like the Long Lan Xu, but a bit more solid. In early brews I was gratified with a bit of expression in the throat and some...
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    Sticky: The next EoT maocha I tried was the Long Lan Xu. ...

    The next EoT maocha I tried was the Long Lan Xu. It has the dry cloth floral element that I associate with Jingmai and some other Simao teas. It's a bit sweeter floral than Jingmai usually is in...
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    Sticky: Two teas of the day... I started off by...

    Two teas of the day...

    I started off by brewing some TU LSD maocha, which, in its first two brews, was really quite decent this time, only to spot the mailman leaving a nice parcel from the UK. ...
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    Sticky: An Xiang sheng, a very good session, with good...

    An Xiang sheng, a very good session, with good body in taste and texture. Very fruity for something not soggy, and the soup was thick and soft. The anti-ADD mind clarity happened, and a slight bit...
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    worth noting for my purposes that an xiang had a...

    worth noting for my purposes that an xiang had a very light, thin taste and viscosity, intense sweetness, long taste, aftertaste. Qi is as normal.
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    Sticky: Yesterday was half and half 2013 YS Fengchun and...

    Yesterday was half and half 2013 YS Fengchun and 801 8582. Successful blend, with a nice strong fruity finish. And the Fengchun is finished off.

    Today, I finished off the YS 2011 Sanhezhai, of...
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    Sticky: White Whale today. I mostly just like it. Pot...

    White Whale today. I mostly just like it. Pot dampens the oily feel and sharpness of green camphor, compared to gaiwan. Has more caffeine the qi, but still a pretty good and even burn. Lasts in...
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    Sticky: finished off the Last Thoughts, about five more...

    finished off the Last Thoughts, about five more brews. Not much flavor, some texture, sweetness, and qi. Since it was smooth all the way though, I drank and enjoyed these light infusions.

    2002...
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    Sticky: I finished off most of the rest of my Last...

    I finished off most of the rest of my Last Thoughts sample, 4g in a gaiwan. I'd still be inclined to buy this tea.

    It's not as dark tasting, and there were no chocolate or menghai tones. There...
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    Sticky: 1998 Red Label 8582. Although this is too...

    1998 Red Label 8582. Although this is too browned for me for my personal tastes, I did enjoy this one. Expecting the heavy storage and the greater liveliness from getting a rest and breathing time...
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    Sticky: 2013 YS Nanpozhai. This was my best session of...

    2013 YS Nanpozhai. This was my best session of Nanpozhai either from '11 or '13. It did a little special stuff, but very minute and subtle. A little qi, a little bit of an interesting aftertaste...
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    Sticky: Had the YS 2013 Jingmai (Mangjing) today. I...

    Had the YS 2013 Jingmai (Mangjing) today. I enjoyed it, and a bit more than I did the Naka two days ago. This has had the advantage of being crafted more to bring immediate enjoyment (more stuff...
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    Sticky: Had to abort a shu session, so I went with...

    Had to abort a shu session, so I went with pu-erh.sk Naka, four grams. I think I kind of got the sort of let down I had with the TU LBZ, with the second try of that tea. This tea is quite fine, but...
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    Sticky: When I woke up, I decided I wanted something...

    When I woke up, I decided I wanted something nice, so XZH Fall '07 Jinggu Nu'er Cha. I figured it was close enough to that seven year mark, what's three-four months between friends? Dry leaf was...
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    Sticky: Unknown bangwei. Wanted to see if I really liked...

    Unknown bangwei. Wanted to see if I really liked it, and also experimenting with using nine grams instead of my usual seven. That didn't really make the tea stronger flavored, and it increased the...
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    Sticky: Decided to give the 2003 Big Zhong 7542 tea from...

    Decided to give the 2003 Big Zhong 7542 tea from Teaclassico another try... I don't think it's as weird tasting as I first thought. And not smoky or derived from smoke. Soup viscosity is thinner...
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    Sticky: The last Teaclassico tea is the 1998 apple green...

    The last Teaclassico tea is the 1998 apple green tuocha. The website sez that it's been in dry HK storage. Can't be true, since this is relatively hard stored with frosting even inside chunks. ...
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    Sticky: Today, I had the Dingxinghao tuo from 2000. ...

    Today, I had the Dingxinghao tuo from 2000. Shorthand for those of you that know, it's very much like the Dingxinghao cakes offered by EoT and Puerhshop, as well as the original Taobao vendors. ...
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