teaisme wrote:did you taste any mold?
TokyoB wrote:I tried 2 different 10g samples and found it to be very dry stored. In fact, while I have limited experience with aged tea, this seemed to me to be the most dry stored aged tea I have had.
MarshalN wrote:I suspect there was a slip up on gingko's part, perhaps, and sent the wrong thing over.
Were there any visual signs of mold?
TokyoB wrote:Good point wyardly. It is quite conceivable that I may have received a sample from the inside of the tuo and thought it was dry stored while someone else received a sample from the exterior and found it to be more wet stored.
MarshalN wrote:Or also that the batch has varying storage conditions, and Gingko, when sending stuff out, especially intact tuos, can't check for sure.