joseybird wrote:Hello all! =D I had a tea at a tearoom once, and it was the most gorgeous thing I had ever tasted--very slightly smokey, earthy, and woody. I was wondering if anyone can rec a high-quality tea with these characteristics? thanks!
It does sound like a cooked pu-erh, but as chip said, keemun (Qimen red) can also be a possibility. There are several sources for reliable cooked pu-erh out there, and Adagio is a good place to start. Hope you'll like the sampler, and let us know your thoughts on it in the "Pu-Erh" section!