Official Pu of the day


One of the intentionally aged teas, Pu-Erh has a loyal following.

Re: Pu of the day

Postby shah82 » Jun 22nd, '11, 13:45

You know, that tea did sell out pretty quickly on skip4tea.

I paid no mind, though. There is clearly a crazed Dayi bubble going on, and with younger, post 2k teas, there's no way that it won't pop, and pop for good. In the meantime, instead of chasing after the newest iteration of some obscure special edition Dayi people start pulling out of warehouses, buy something young and good. If you're buying old, you really should overpay for *old* tea, at *least* 14-15 years old.
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Re: Pu of the day

Postby TIM » Jun 22nd, '11, 13:59

apache wrote:
TIM wrote:
auhckw wrote:Actually I posted the price earlier but edited it away. From now on, I will not post price on public topics. Not nice to show the price openly since there are sellers trying to make a living.

I will PM you the price :)


Thanks You Auhckw. You should get at least one :wink: ~ Toki


Toki,

I can see you have at least a tong of the same tea.
http://www.teachat.com/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=7045&start=615

Wonder how much would you sell yours? :wink:


Not for sale, sorry.... I cant drink enough of it :oops:
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Re: Pu of the day

Postby apache » Jun 22nd, '11, 15:59

TIM wrote:
apache wrote:
TIM wrote:
auhckw wrote:Actually I posted the price earlier but edited it away. From now on, I will not post price on public topics. Not nice to show the price openly since there are sellers trying to make a living.

I will PM you the price :)


Thanks You Auhckw. You should get at least one :wink: ~ Toki


Toki,

I can see you have at least a tong of the same tea.
http://www.teachat.com/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=7045&start=615

Wonder how much would you sell yours? :wink:


Not for sale, sorry.... I cant drink enough of it :oops:


I can understand this, that explain why some people willing to pay $$$$$ for tea they really like. :mrgreen:
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Re: Pu of the day

Postby whatsinaname » Jun 22nd, '11, 19:37

90s Songpin from Puerh Shop. I love this cake, glad I have a few. I'd imagine this was simple commercial tea back in its day. Looking forward to watching the traditional storage fade on this one.
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Re: Pu of the day

Postby auhckw » Jun 22nd, '11, 20:33

Which is right?

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Re: Pu of the day

Postby TIM » Jun 22nd, '11, 20:55

auhckw wrote:Which is right?

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You might just have to touch the wrapper to see if all the type are engraved / letterpressed.
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Re: Pu of the day

Postby the_skua » Jun 22nd, '11, 22:14

Makes the 400-600 price range scary.
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Re: Pu of the day

Postby debunix » Jun 22nd, '11, 22:58

2010 Spring Nan Nuo - Shi Tou Xin Zhai loose Mao Cha from Norbu--a very nice sweet puerh, herbs, anise, spice, with some bite that becomes apparent as it sits a while after infusing.

It makes me eager to try the Nannuo I ordered from Nada--which, it turns out, was sent back across the Atlantic*, and should shortly be on its way back to me. By the time it gets to me again, it will have gone from China to England to Los Angeles to England to China--it will be a very well-traveled tea for such a youngster!

(*I think due to an error in my post office, no reflection on the service at EoT)
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Re: Pu of the day

Postby odarwin » Jun 22nd, '11, 23:26

auhckw wrote:Which is right?

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...oh my... :|
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Re: Pu of the day

Postby auhckw » Jun 23rd, '11, 05:41

Ok, I figure out the confusion...

2003 - 301
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2003 - 302 - 380g
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2003 - 302 - 400g
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Edit: I got it wrong again... the header of the pu is diff... have to reloook the books.
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Re: Pu of the day

Postby auhckw » Jun 23rd, '11, 06:07

Dayi 7542 Raw 2011 - Good aroma. Good kick. Not a drink now tea.

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Re: Pu of the day

Postby auhckw » Jun 23rd, '11, 06:08

Dayi 70th Anniversary Ripe 2010 - Tasted many times and still find the taste unusual being a ripe. Looking at the dry leaves, it is greenish for a ripe. Looks like ripe, doesn't taste like ripe.

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Re: Pu of the day

Postby auhckw » Jun 23rd, '11, 06:09

Dayi Yun Mei Raw 2003 - This Dayi is most likely fake as it is not listed in the books. Even the wrapping style is not Menghai. But, the taste is very good. Has the strong 'zhang xiang' taste. This is one example of a 'fake' or 'not registered' tea but is very good.

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Re: Pu of the day

Postby auhckw » Jun 23rd, '11, 06:09

1940s Liu An Leaves - Medicine taste. Smooth. Sweet. Long lasting brew. Reminds me of the 1920s Liu An stick. But the this is much much much much much much more expensive.

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