The 2005 4 Gold Coins from Lao Tea Shop is another fantastic Liu Bao. It’s full of camphor and a lubricating creaminess that just keeps going.
The 2011 4 Gold Coins Liu Bao from Lao Tea Shop is another great tea. It has everything I look for in a good Liu Bao: cream and camphor.
The 2005 Three Cranes Special Grade Liu Bao from Lao Tea Shop is a lubricating tea with hints of walnuts, spices and damp wood. Perfect as a daily drinker.
The 2004 Zhong Cha Duoteli Yellow Box Liu Bao from Lao Tea Shop was such a smooth tea. It has flavours of a forest you never want to leave.
The 2020 Yunnan Lincang Maocha from Lao Tea Shop was a nice change from my usual puerh drinking habits. It was fruity and refreshing with a fruity aftertaste.
The 2006 Liming TF Ba Jiao Ting Tuocha is a tea with subtle differences and slight nuances between each infusion. It was a subtle brew that seems perfect to relax with.
In this article, you have an overview of the best teas of 2020. All the teas on this list have affected me in any way so I really enjoyed drinking them.
The 5501 Nanyang Story Zhong Cha Liu Bao is quite young, but it has great potential. Creamy flavours of camphor and mossy forest floor with a certain freshness.
The 2001 XY Yiwu Gushu Shu Puerh from Lao Tea Shop is a sweet shou puerh with strong camphor notes in the finish and long-lasting aftertaste.
The 2004 Shi Kun Mu Yibang Gushu from Lao Tea Shop was good but subtle. I got a combination of dark honey and sour apples.
The 2007 Suiyuan Guangxi Liu Bao 0506 from Lao Tea Shop is all about body experience and sitting in front of a fire under a blanket. Really warming tea.
The 2007 Changtai Cha Hu Chen Nannuo Raw Puerh from Lao Tea Shop is fruity and sweet after the initial bitterness. Traces of apples and a very strong energy.
The 2005 Zhong Cha Duoteli Grade 3 Liu Bao is a tea that goes the distance and is there when you need it. Solid tea with a betel nut flavour profile.
It can be tricky to buy Liu bao tea in the West so that is why I made this list of 6 tea shops where you can buy this magnificent dark tea.