MarshalN wrote:Yeah, this is mostly buds, of the silver tips variety. I have a hard time imagining this to be very good at this age. When you say gut wrenching strong, do you mean really bitter?
The huangpian was a mixup.
The only very good thing about it is the "cha qi". The cake barely gives off any smell and the taste is nothing spectacular either. I stored it in a zip lock bag for about a year.
With "gut wrenching strong" I meant that it was strongly astringent when younger and still has quite some bite to it.