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Dragon Tea House

Postby PolyhymnianMuse » Sep 6th, '08, 20:36

I'm curious what kinds of cakes everyone has gotten from DTH on ebay and how they were. Its kind of a bummer that he only has the 3 samples there but ill probably give those a try unless they just arent worth trying...

Here are some that peaked my interest:

http://cgi.ebay.com/Ancient-Mt-Old-Tree ... m153.l1262

http://cgi.ebay.com/Mengyang-Guoyan-Gol ... m153.l1262

If you've had something else beside pu from them let me know about that too.
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Postby shogun89 » Sep 6th, '08, 23:58

I just got this little guy from there,
http://cgi.ebay.com/Bai-Cha-Tang-7th-Ge ... dZViewItem
I am trying as hard as I can not to drink it as I want it for storage, and I want to try to keep it in its full cake form. Its pretty good. Check out Bill's review on Theancientteahorseroad blog, much better review than I could provide. That first cake you showed is also very interesting to me as well but I emailed Scott about it and he said that this one was better.

http://cgi.ebay.com/Queen-of-Yiwu-Mengy ... dZViewItem
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Postby puerhking » Sep 7th, '08, 00:02

I will tell you that the Guoyan shu is my current favorite shu pu.

The sheng is sold by YSLLC also. Scott states that it is a mix of fall and spring leaves. But they sure look nice.

....I have also tried this which I thought was outstanding...

http://cgi.ebay.com/Premium-Wen-Shan-Bao-Zhong-Pouchong-Oolong-100g_W0QQitemZ250275598121QQihZ015QQcategoryZ38181QQrdZ1QQssPageNameZWD1VQQcmdZViewItemQQ_trksidZp1638Q2em118Q2el1247
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Postby PolyhymnianMuse » Sep 7th, '08, 00:22

shogun89 wrote:I just got this little guy from there,
http://cgi.ebay.com/Bai-Cha-Tang-7th-Ge ... dZViewItem
I am trying as hard as I can not to drink it as I want it for storage, and I want to try to keep it in its full cake form. Its pretty good. Check out Bill's review on Theancientteahorseroad blog, much better review than I could provide. That first cake you showed is also very interesting to me as well but I emailed Scott about it and he said that this one was better.

http://cgi.ebay.com/Queen-of-Yiwu-Mengy ... dZViewItem


That Queen of Yiwu cake does look very nice. The Bai Cha Tang looks remarkable too but thats a little out of my price range for a single cake, at least at this moment in time.
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Postby teakid » Sep 14th, '08, 23:14

Could this be the younger sister of the Xizhi Hao "Yi Wu Cha Hwang"? The '06 & '07 were both gorgeous and delicious. Mengyang use to press cakes for Xizhi Hao. If the '08 cake is from the same parents (trees), then $20/cake is a good deal...or should I say Xizhi Hao is a terrible deal.
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Postby hop_goblin » Sep 15th, '08, 10:24

slurp wrote:anyone tried this queen yiwu yet? It looks nice leaves.


Not yet, but I have a few beengs on there way. I love Guoyan stuff.
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Re: Dragon Tea House

Postby AllanK » Jun 16th, '14, 19:06

I am curious what people's current opinion of Dragon Tea House? Will you buy from them after the controversy over the Dayi fake? I have yet to buy something known to be fake so I am still a customer.
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Re: Dragon Tea House

Postby Exempt » Jun 16th, '14, 19:09

AllanK wrote:I am curious what people's current opinion of Dragon Tea House? Will you buy from them after the controversy over the Dayi fake? I have yet to buy something known to be fake so I am still a customer.

I've emailed them twice and still haven't gotten a response about the fake dayi I got, so I probably won't purchase from them again
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Re: Dragon Tea House

Postby mr mopu » Jun 16th, '14, 19:17

I guess I will stick with Berryleb from now on. Albeit I haven't had a bad experience with Dragon, but until this blows over..
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Re: Dragon Tea House

Postby Rdeitz » Jun 16th, '14, 21:08

mr mopu wrote:I guess I will stick with Berryleb from now on. Albeit I haven't had a bad experience with Dragon, but until this blows over..


What about that 1999 7542 cake we bought? It seemed like a steal at $33 but it tastes like crap.
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Re: Dragon Tea House

Postby mr mopu » Jun 16th, '14, 21:14

Rdeitz wrote:
mr mopu wrote:I guess I will stick with Berryleb from now on. Albeit I haven't had a bad experience with Dragon, but until this blows over..


What about that 1999 7542 cake we bought? It seemed like a steal at $33 but it tastes like crap.

Yeah agreed the jury is still out on that one.
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Re: Dragon Tea House

Postby AllanK » Jun 16th, '14, 21:24

I think their 2007 Dayi Thick Ripe Cake was overpriced. It seemed a little better than Tuocha Tea Hou Pu cake but not very much. The same cake as far as I can tell but twice the price.
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Re: Dragon Tea House

Postby shah82 » Jun 16th, '14, 21:39

Most Dayi shu from western facing merchants are excessively priced. You'd be better off buying Boyou or something. Buying from Taobao is very risky.

There are still a few places and a few deals...

check out:

http://www.jas-etea.com/menghai-dayi-br ... 500g-cake/
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Re: Dragon Tea House

Postby MarshalN » Jun 17th, '14, 01:30

Rdeitz wrote:
mr mopu wrote:I guess I will stick with Berryleb from now on. Albeit I haven't had a bad experience with Dragon, but until this blows over..


What about that 1999 7542 cake we bought? It seemed like a steal at $33 but it tastes like crap.


Even at the very cheapest place in Hong Kong you can't find a 1999 tea for $33 unless it's basically trash.... so your chances of finding something coming from the mainland for $33 that tastes anything like tea is basically nil.
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