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2002 Aged Da Hong Pao (Big Red Robe) - Fully Smoked

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Recommend to others: Y

Please describe how you are preparing the tea (brew times, water temperature, type of teapot, etc): Quick Steepings (2 seconds), water temperature 95-98 Degrees Celsius, purple clay Yixing tea pot, up to 12 steepings

What did you taste on the First Brew?: deep and rich, earthy, very smooth, moderate fermentation

What did you taste on the Second Brew?: rich and a little sweeter, smooth, still very strong

What did you taste on the Third Brew?: continued deep richness, the flavours begin to balance out, the liquor becomes more red


Reviewed byAdrian Sinclair
Date: Nov 15th, 2010
Location: Vancouver BC, Canada

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