Sarsonator posted a review of a not-yet-available mushroom pu-erh from WP and ever since I’ve have been salivating over it. How perfect is that marriage?
Well, as I can’t yet get my hands on any I settled for this one since I remember it to have delightful mushroom notes. It’s more savory than the shous I’ve had of the same flavor. Quite brothy with cooked brown rice and mushrooms being the most pervasive notes.
Being young and having the chopped leaves common in mini tuos I steep this one very short and not too hot to avoid too much bitterness, but it’s still there. More prevalent in some steeps than others. Overall a warming and lovely tea, especially for its $0.25 price tag.
Flavors: Broth, Celery, Mushrooms, Rice