2011 YS Wu Liang Mountain Cakes


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Re: 2011 YS Wu Liang Mountain Cakes

Postby TuoChaTea » Mar 19th, '12, 05:42

TokyoB wrote:This was my guess as well. Scott recently mentioned he is selling a very significant amount of his tea in Russia. Interesting....


Actually Scott mentioned, that 80% of his business comes from Russia and Ukraine.
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Re: 2011 YS Wu Liang Mountain Cakes

Postby bagua7 » Mar 19th, '12, 20:48

Believe him, they also have a good share of the good old Yixing pots. :wink:

Anyway the 2010 shouldn't be much different.
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Re: 2011 YS Wu Liang Mountain Cakes

Postby tst » Mar 20th, '12, 04:42

bagua7 wrote:Believe him, they also have a good share of the good old Yixing pots. :wink:

Anyway the 2010 shouldn't be much different.


Except it isn't 2011 ;)

I'm trying to buy up a few cakes, only from 2011, to age. Oh well, I've moved on :D
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Re: 2011 YS Wu Liang Mountain Cakes

Postby siae » Jul 6th, '12, 12:04

Anyone tried this years wu liang? Is it as good as the 2011?
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Re: 2011 YS Wu Liang Mountain Cakes

Postby Drax » Jul 6th, '12, 12:45

I ordered a cake a few weeks ago, and it should be another couple of weeks before it arrives. Will let you know when it comes in... from Scott's description, it sounds like it's a bit different. I guess I'll find out...!
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Re: 2011 YS Wu Liang Mountain Cakes

Postby siae » Jul 6th, '12, 13:12

I have a sample and I have tasted it, but nothing to compare it with. I think it's good but it does not live up to the hype and descriptions that I read about the 2011. Maybe I need another session.

I think it somewhat similar to the 2011 Ai Lao cake that I bought but with a "lower" taste.
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Re: 2011 YS Wu Liang Mountain Cakes

Postby TokyoB » Jul 6th, '12, 14:47

siae wrote:I have a sample and I have tasted it, but nothing to compare it with. I think it's good but it does not live up to the hype and descriptions that I read about the 2011. Maybe I need another session.

I think it somewhat similar to the 2011 Ai Lao cake that I bought but with a "lower" taste.


I have a cake of the 2011 Wu Liang and I'm not sure that the 2011 lives up to the hype of the 2011.... :wink:
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Re: 2011 YS Wu Liang Mountain Cakes

Postby Drax » Jul 6th, '12, 18:02

TokyoB wrote:I have a cake of the 2011 Wu Liang and I'm not sure that the 2011 lives up to the hype of the 2011.... :wink:


:lol: At this point, probably true...! For its original price, definitely a great tea.
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Re: 2011 YS Wu Liang Mountain Cakes

Postby shah82 » Jul 6th, '12, 18:24

For the original price, it was always pretty good. But all it was, was a good tea that wasn't expensive. There was simply nothing uniquely good about it, with plenty of substitutes available.
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Re: 2011 YS Wu Liang Mountain Cakes

Postby apache » Jul 6th, '12, 19:23

A cake always looks special if you missed the opportunity to have it. :wink:
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Re: 2011 YS Wu Liang Mountain Cakes

Postby BioHorn » Jul 6th, '12, 23:08

apache wrote:A cake always looks special if you missed the opportunity to have it. :wink:

+1
Something human about the mystique!
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Re: 2011 YS Wu Liang Mountain Cakes

Postby tst » Jul 6th, '12, 23:17

But if you're looking to buy good-to-great teas (that are great value) from a specific year, then it is a bummer to miss out on one that fits the description.

Anyone here willing to sell their 2011 cake because they don't feel it's unique enough or because they could easily substitute it, please let me know :wink:
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Re: 2011 YS Wu Liang Mountain Cakes

Postby TwoDog2 » Jul 9th, '12, 03:11

TokyoB wrote:I have a cake of the 2011 Wu Liang and I'm not sure that the 2011 lives up to the hype of the 2011.... :wink:



This made me laugh
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