Elle - OFFER: Adagio Masters Pu Erh 1/2 Sample Tin


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Elle - OFFER: Adagio Masters Pu Erh 1/2 Sample Tin

Postby Elle » Apr 30th, '11, 15:55

My first and probably last taste of Pu Erh, got as part of the sampler assortment in Jan 2011 - it wasn't bad but I don't think I'm going to be cultivating the "acquired taste".

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Re: Elle - OFFER: Adagio Masters Pu Erh 1/2 Sample Tin

Postby MarshalN » May 6th, '11, 00:51

I have to say -- don't give up on pu yet, because Adagio's offerings are hardly the best out there. Far from it, in fact, in my short experience with their teas.
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Re: Elle - OFFER: Adagio Masters Pu Erh 1/2 Sample Tin

Postby Elle » May 18th, '11, 16:14

I hear ya, but if I hadn't gotten this as part of a sampler set I probably wouldn't have tried it at all - the descriptions I hear of Pu Erh in general don't sound really appetizing to me, especially given the expense. If I'm going to splurge on really expensive tea I'd as soon go for high-end Yunann, or Japanese green, or such.
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Re: Elle - OFFER: Adagio Masters Pu Erh 1/2 Sample Tin

Postby shah82 » May 19th, '11, 16:05

Puerh is a tad diverse to make an opinion on some not especially compelling leaves.
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Re: Elle - OFFER: Adagio Masters Pu Erh 1/2 Sample Tin

Postby Catfur » May 19th, '11, 23:14

Elle wrote:...especially given the expense...


But Pu Erh is one of the least expensive teas to get good quality. If you want to try a good shu pu, get a V93 tuo, a 2010 one can be had for $3.95 + shipping (hardly a bank breaker for 100grams of tea).
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