Song Pin!


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Song Pin!

Postby hop_goblin » Oct 24th, '08, 23:04

Dangit, I found this video where they are commenting on some aged "REAL" Song Pin Hao but alas I dont understand!! :(



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tpc4AvnR ... re=related
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Postby odarwin » Oct 25th, '08, 02:34

it says that the price is 600,000-700,000 hkd, which is a 1929 production... lucky gurl got to taste vintage song pin! they also gave an intro to raw and ripe pu erh and heir differences, and they also described the taste of the song pin hao cake

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Postby Salsero » Oct 25th, '08, 02:46

Gee, I thought it looked kind of old, but never thought it was that old! Lucky girl!

So what is song pin?
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Postby nada » Oct 25th, '08, 04:39

lucky girl indeed, I hope she appreciates it.... that's 8g less of Song Pin in the world
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Postby hop_goblin » Oct 25th, '08, 11:21

odarwin wrote:it says that the price is 600,000-700,000 hkd, which is a 1929 production... lucky gurl got to taste vintage song pin! they also gave an intro to raw and ripe pu erh and heir differences, and they also described the taste of the song pin hao cake

-darwin



Thanks Odarwin! My god, there was a whole 2 tongs of it!
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Postby hop_goblin » Oct 25th, '08, 11:24

nada wrote:lucky girl indeed, I hope she appreciates it.... that's 8g less of Song Pin in the world



That is exactly right! I hope she did! There is certainly a finite amount in the world!
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Postby puerhking » Oct 25th, '08, 11:44

OMG!! Generation tea has one left one Amazon.com......woohoo!......lol.

I think someone should buy it and put it in the box pass. Im sure they are real. :lol:

http://www.amazon.com/Song-Pin-Pu-erh-Tea-Leaves/dp/B000HU5QCU
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Postby hop_goblin » Oct 25th, '08, 12:14

It is probably the shag that was stuck to the bamboo tong leaves if it is actually Song Pin! :lol:
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Postby Jeremy » Oct 26th, '08, 00:12

Here is a review. I thought it was kinda funny.

http://www.pu-erh.net/reviewsfull.php?Review=52

I suppose this is the holy grail or something.
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Postby Salsero » Oct 26th, '08, 00:28

Thanks for the link to the review. I really enjoyed it and learned quite a bit from it also!
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