The 2019 Dong Ding from Terre de Ciel is a tea full of floral notes and butter. The later infusions had a green edge with a long-lasting aftertaste.
The Premium Wuyi Big Red Robe from Hey China is a mellow, floral and sweet tea. Towards the end, it had pleasant energy and a warming body sensation.
The 2020 Spring Hua Ji Dan Cong from EoT is a floral dan cong oolong with strong notes of orchids. Towards the end, I also got some fresher notes.
The Bei Dou Yi Hao from Teasenz was a lightly roasted yancha with a fruity twist. There was also a hint of caramelised sugar in some infusions.
The Qi Lan yancha from Teasenz starts out floral, buttery and sweet and it slowly changes into a mellow brew with clear floral notes.
The Da Hong Pao from Teasenz is a nice tea with an insanely sweet and intense aftertaste. From a prominent candy sweetness to more floral and buttery flavours.
The Huang Mei Gui from Teasenz is a floral yancha with a prominent butteriness. The aftertaste was sweet, buttery and long-lasting.
Rou Gui is a famous Wuyi Yancha and this one shows why. Prominent sweetness with cinnamon notes that flow through the infusion into the aftertaste.
The 2019 Formosa Dong Ding Qingxin Traditional from Tee Kontor Kiel is a solid oolong tea that offers floral flavours with roasted notes and a sour edge.
The 2019 Autumn Tie Guan Yin from Essence of Tea was a delicious experience. It went from a refreshing breeze in spring to a hot day in summer.
The Tea Guru’s 2018 Winter Duck Shit Aroma Dan Cong is a really light tea. If you pay attention, you’re rewarded with a soft fruitiness and subtle honey.
Tea Joint’s Taiwanese GABA Grape Oolong has flavours that like to play hide and seek. Roasted cherries and fresh appels take turns in showing themselves.
ANMO’s Wuyi Yancha Tieluohan is a creamy and sweet Zhengyan Cha. At some point, it was almost like eating strawberry ice cream.
Verdant Tea offers several aged tie guan yin teas. I teamed up with a friend to compare what ageing does to tea and we tasted six versions of the same tea.