50+ USD sheng cake recommendation

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Oct 19th, '16, 09:39
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50+ USD sheng cake recommendation

by Haddemall » Oct 19th, '16, 09:39

Dear all,

Looking for a 50+ USD daily drinker sheng cake. Did some research and am considering W2T ''If it isn't.......'' but would like to know if there is something else I should look at. I like 'em fruity, thick and sweet with good qi.

Any thoughts.......

Best,

Haddemall

Oct 19th, '16, 19:04
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Re: 50+ USD sheng cake recommendation

by bankung » Oct 19th, '16, 19:04

Haddemall wrote:Dear all,

Looking for a 50+ USD daily drinker sheng cake. Did some research and am considering W2T ''If it isn't.......'' but would like to know if there is something else I should look at. I like 'em fruity, thick and sweet with good qi.

Any thoughts.......

Best,

Haddemall
For around $50 mark, I would recommend 2011 Autumn Gao Shan Zhai from Tea Urchin. Its 50% off and is a very good deal indeed.

Essence of tea 2016 Wuliang H is also phenomenal for the price. Very thick. But you need to wait for them to age.

Oct 20th, '16, 04:00
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Re: 50+ USD sheng cake recommendation

by Haddemall » Oct 20th, '16, 04:00

Thank you so much, bankung.

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Re: 50+ USD sheng cake recommendation

by shah82 » Oct 20th, '16, 10:26

I intend to buy Heart of the City for more or less your outlook reasoning, early next year...

Oct 20th, '16, 10:45
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Re: 50+ USD sheng cake recommendation

by Haddemall » Oct 20th, '16, 10:45

Interesting choice, Shah82!

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Re: 50+ USD sheng cake recommendation

by kuánglóng » Oct 31st, '16, 11:24

Haddemall wrote:I like 'em fruity, thick and sweet with good qi.
Any thoughts.......
What about this one?
http://yunnansourcing.com/en/rawpu-erh/ ... -cake.html

Scott has produced an exclusive batch of 100g cakes for what-cha in the UK - same leaves:
http://what-cha.com/puerh-tea/2015-what ... uerh-cake/

I have a couple of those cakes and will get some more - great bang for the buck IMO.

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Re: 50+ USD sheng cake recommendation

by Drax » Oct 31st, '16, 11:46

This cake from Yunnan Sourcing used to be $50, is now $70, but I highly recommend it for a daily drinker.

I'd put this cake in a similar boat... it also used to be cheaper...

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Re: 50+ USD sheng cake recommendation

by Haddemall » Oct 31st, '16, 15:24

Thank you so much, gentlemen! This provides me with a lot of choices. :D

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