Which one is most different from the other three?

Owes its flavors to oxidation levels between green & black tea.

Which one is most different from the other three?

A
13
34%
B
14
37%
C
8
21%
D
3
8%
 
Total votes: 38

Postby kymidwife » Mar 15th, '09, 21:47

I said B to be a non-conformist. 8)

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Postby Salsero » Mar 15th, '09, 22:01

silverneedles wrote: are these dancongs?
I say they are big, ropey-leaved Wuyi yan cha ... all except B that is.

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Postby Chip » Mar 16th, '09, 00:44

Clearly C. Looks either slightly less oxidized or fired?

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Postby shogun89 » Mar 16th, '09, 09:12

I would say B

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Postby Shelob » Mar 16th, '09, 09:41

kymidwife wrote:I said B to be a non-conformist. 8)

I'll be a non-conformist too! B it is!!! :wink:

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Postby TIM » Mar 16th, '09, 10:23

The Crying game? B is the boy : )

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Postby Aphroditea » Mar 16th, '09, 11:04

This was actually a kinda fun excercise! Granted, I have no idea what I am talking about, but I voted:

C. It had no twigs. (at least not that I could discern in the photo)

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Postby gingkoseto » Mar 16th, '09, 11:31

This is indeed fun! :D
I will announce the answer this evening.
Although it's pretty much guessing, some of your comments make a lot of sense, maybe even better sense than you thought :D

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Postby thanks » Mar 16th, '09, 14:04

D, and I voted before I saw what everyone else was voting.

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Postby geeber1 » Mar 16th, '09, 14:24

I voted D. I have no idea why, I just did!

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Postby acdidion » Mar 16th, '09, 14:42

B because I feel like it.

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Postby gingkoseto » Mar 16th, '09, 19:50

Ok. The answer is... B!

And Sal's interpretation is exactly right! :o
Salsero wrote: I say they are big, ropey-leaved Wuyi yan cha ... all except B that is.


Prize goes to Sal, Siverneedles and Cinnamon Kitty :D (hey let me know where to send it!)

It makes sense to think A is different, because it's the lowest quality level among all!

And obviously C catches some eyes. It's the least oxidized among all, as said Chip. But the question is "in terms of origin or varietal :P

A, C, D are all Wu Yi Shui Xian. B looks a bit weird. It's a traditional TGY (origin unknown but believed to be Fu Jian). It's basically what all Fu Jian TGY looked like 20 years ago, and now mainly used by older Hong Kong and older Cantonese people. :D

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Postby tenuki » Mar 16th, '09, 20:07

B is clearly processed different, no idea what it is though, hard to tell without closer examination. the others are all probably yancha or something similar.

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Postby tenuki » Mar 16th, '09, 20:09

oh, crap the poll is closed. sry.

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Postby TIM » Mar 17th, '09, 10:17

Hey! I voted B also :cry:

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