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So I have thing for a few Pu-erh companies where everything they carry I want , and this company is one of them. I heard about “Often” and I couldn’t wait until I got some for myself. Finally this great day has come!

I got a generous chunk and gave the toucha piece a sniff. This had a subtle fruit and woodsy scent, but a little stone fruit too. I warmed up my yixing and placed this tightly bricked forest green chunk inside. The warmed pot gave off the aroma of camphor and pine. I washed the leaves and prepared to brew up a cup. The steeped leaves had a distinctive smoky tobacco scent. The flavor was wonderful! It carried the traditional grass and woodsy flavor with a little smoke. The undertones consisted of eucalyptus and a sugared mouth-feel. The qi was sneaky and took a while to creep up on me. Also, the leaves were so tightly blocked that it took about 10 steepings until they were fully released. This small amount kept for about 15 steepings at least. The flavor went from wooded and smoke to sweet and vegetal after about 7 steepings.

This is another win from this company, and I’m very happy to have been able to try this!

https://instagram.com/p/2LohERzGSy/?taken-by=haveteawilltravel

Flavors: Eucalyptus, Limestone, Stonefruits, Wood

Preparation
Boiling 0 min, 15 sec 7 g 3 OZ / 100 ML
kieblera5

woohoo :D

KiwiDelight

I’ve had few shengs but this is the second best one, personally (the first was from the previous Butiki TTB and it tasted unbelievably fruity).

mrmopar

Wait till you try the 2012 Bulang cake they have , KBD.

Haveteawilltravel

mmmm Bulang :)

OMara

I love your instagram and I love your tea reviews even more. Your descriptions are vivid and make me wish that I could raid your tea cupboard.

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kieblera5

woohoo :D

KiwiDelight

I’ve had few shengs but this is the second best one, personally (the first was from the previous Butiki TTB and it tasted unbelievably fruity).

mrmopar

Wait till you try the 2012 Bulang cake they have , KBD.

Haveteawilltravel

mmmm Bulang :)

OMara

I love your instagram and I love your tea reviews even more. Your descriptions are vivid and make me wish that I could raid your tea cupboard.

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