Show off your Pu!!!!!!!


One of the intentionally aged teas, Pu-Erh has a loyal following.

Re: Show off your Pu!!!!!!!

Postby auhckw » Nov 23rd, '10, 11:11

Dass wrote:
mosshorn wrote:
auhckw wrote:How can my collection be without a popular classic like this.

7262 (901) Ripe - 7+2

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how was this years 7262?


Hi Chua,
Its a fast post as I saw you buying it few hours ago.Its a good buy if you like cooked tea.I forgot to mention to you about the 2005 100g xiaguan at JDX.Its the same type you bought but its a dark green box.Its in the dragon urn on the left when you go in.Try it,its soup is much darker than the yellow box you bought.I tried the gold ribbon after you left.It still taste young.I was surprised after 6 years it still taste like that.It still has many years to go.


Ok will try the xg 2005 dark green box that you mentioned. But I am looking forward to try out the few others that you have pointed out too :)

Ya, the golden ribbon 2004 seems younger, where the 2007 tea colour seems to be darker. Taste wise I prefer the 2004 over 2007. The mystery is that my 2004 is sept edition, and first edition should be may. I wonder is there big difference... I saw on Skip4tea they seem to have the may edition, will find 1 day to visit them and buy 1 to compare. Haven visit Skip4tea b4.
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Re: Show off your Pu!!!!!!!

Postby TIM » Nov 23rd, '10, 12:41

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One of the older factory from early 1900's 鸿泰昌. See if this 2000 cake lives up to its reputation...


Yours looks like having some white frost? Wet storage?


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Hi Auhckw. That's not white frost, just good old tea oil sheen. Stored in Yunnan and its a shu pu.
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Re: Show off your Pu!!!!!!!

Postby Marco » Nov 23rd, '10, 17:21

auhckw wrote:2004 - Xia Guan Golden Ribbon - 16 Tou

auhckw buying in bulk again - great :lol:
How is this Tou?

nickE wrote:YS order, just arrived today! :mrgreen:
    2010 Autumn "Imperial Pure Bud Bi Luo Chun" Yunnan Green Tea
    2010 Autumn "Yong De Cha Hua" Camellia Sinensis Assamica Tea Flower
    2009 Ma Hei Wild Arbor Raw Pu-erh Tea Stone-Pressed Cake
    2010 Yunnan Sourcing "Ge Deng" Raw Pu-erh tea cake
    2010 Yunnan Sourcing "Big Snow Mountain" Raw Pu-erh tea cake
    2008 Wild Tree Raw Pu-erh tea brick of Dehong
    2009 Yun Zhou "Lincang Mini Cake" Raw Pu-erh tea cake
    2003 CNNP Classic 7581 Blended Ripe Pu-erh tea brick (sample)
    2007 Hai Lang Hao Bu Lang Mountain Wild Arbor Pu-erh (sample)

Nice! I am looking forward to your reviews. Especially the 2008 Wild Tree Raw Pu-erh tea brick of Dehong - I have got a 2005 sample.

rdwrer wrote:Big Red Robe "Wuyi Rock Tea"
2010 Sun-Dried Buds "Wild Pu-erh tea varietal"
2008 Xiaguan FT "Happy Tuo" Raw
2005 Xiaguan Ancient Wild Tree Raw
2009 Xiaguan "FT 8603-9" Raw
2008 Mengku Mu Ye Chun "Old Tree Green Cake" Raw
2009 Ma Hei Wild Arbor Stone-Pressed Raw


I liked the "Happy Tuo" :)
How did you like the "2005 Xiaguan Ancient Wild Tree Raw"?

TIM wrote:One of the older factory from early 1900's 鸿泰昌. See if this 2000 cake lives up to its reputation...


Hey Tim - very nice pictures. What is the factory name translated? :)
And how did it taste?
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Re: Show off your Pu!!!!!!!

Postby auhckw » Nov 28th, '10, 08:24

Free Samples :)

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Re: Show off your Pu!!!!!!!

Postby auhckw » Nov 28th, '10, 09:07

Dayi - Guangzhou 2010 Asian Spirit - 7+2

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Re: Show off your Pu!!!!!!!

Postby Dass » Nov 28th, '10, 11:31

auhckw wrote:Dayi - Guangzhou 2010 Asian Spirit - 7+2

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How much did you pay for this? Its a good buy.
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Re: Show off your Pu!!!!!!!

Postby auhckw » Nov 28th, '10, 11:38

Dass wrote:
auhckw wrote:Dayi - Guangzhou 2010 Asian Spirit - 7+2


How much did you pay for this? Its a good buy.


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Re: Show off your Pu!!!!!!!

Postby auhckw » Dec 2nd, '10, 10:50

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My cheapo cabinet collapse yesterday night due to overload and nearly broke my teawares..

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So, got this... look at all the extra space I have to fill up :lol:
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Re: Show off your Pu!!!!!!!

Postby argus » Dec 2nd, '10, 13:07

That's a lot of tongs and a lot of free space!!!
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Re: Show off your Pu!!!!!!!

Postby gingkoseto » Dec 2nd, '10, 13:32

auhckw wrote:Free Samples :)

I love free samples too :D When buying tea from China, always ask for free samples, and you will always get some :D
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Re: Show off your Pu!!!!!!!

Postby IPT » Dec 2nd, '10, 14:16

gingkoseto wrote:
auhckw wrote:Free Samples :)

I love free samples too :D When buying tea from China, always ask for free samples, and you will always get some :D


That is a really great tip! Most people in China who deal in tea are more than happy to give samples with their sales.
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Re: Show off your Pu!!!!!!!

Postby shogun89 » Dec 2nd, '10, 17:06

looking good auhckw! keep the picture coming, i quite enjoy them.
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Re: Show off your Pu!!!!!!!

Postby Dass » Dec 2nd, '10, 23:02

So, got this... look at all the extra space I have to fill up :lol:[/quote]

You have a good collection and most of all more place.Nice rack.I have the same but 3 times bigger and higher too.
You can stack up wards towards the ceiling but better to put a screw on the wall than tie the inside of the rack to the wall for stability.Tea is quite heavy.
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Re: Show off your Pu!!!!!!!

Postby auhckw » Dec 19th, '10, 07:35

Last purchase of the year...

2001 - Menghai Yiwu Zheng Shan - 357g x2
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2003 - Menghai 7212 - 357g x2
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2004 - Menghai Chai Dayi 8852 - 400g x7
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Re: Show off your Pu!!!!!!!

Postby auhckw » Dec 22nd, '10, 08:15

1998 Xia Guan 250g Ripe Tuo - France Version (Export) x 6

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Seller said this is from the 90s, but he wasn't sure which year exactly. Based on the info/serial on the pack, I found reference on the net that this maybe 1998 or 1996.

I drank this on 2 different occasion. And both times, gave me the very warm feeling... so decided to buy...
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