This is a very nice shou with a lot of fermentation taste to it. It was however not of the extremely unpleasant type or the fishy type. There was very little bitterness and a sweet note gradually evolved until the twlfth steep had a distinct fruity character. Overall I am glad I bought this.
I steeped this twelve times in a 130ml teapot with 10.5g leaf and boiling water. I gave it a 10 second rinse. I steeped it for 5 sec, 5 sec, 7 sec, 10 sec, 15 sec, 20 sec, 25 sec, 30 sec, 45 sec, 1 min, 1.5 min, and 2 minutes. Judging by the color of the tea in the twelfth steep I would say there were at least three steeps left to this one.
Flavors: Earth, Fruity, Sweet