Dragon tea shop and menghai offering

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Dragon tea shop and menghai offering

by Jeremy » Jan 27th, '09, 18:21

Hi guys, Its been a while. I wanted to see if anyone has sampled the various menghai raw cakes from dragon tea shop? I am looking for the very best menghai raw cakes they have. I have had the daughters cake and the five color peacock (from ysl). I know some of you use dragon, thoughts please?


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by hop_goblin » Jan 27th, '09, 18:31

I would wait for the 09 offerings. Perhaps with the bubble burst perhaps factories will have better access to better mao cha. I know I am.

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by Jeremy » Jan 27th, '09, 18:53

When do you think that would be?

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by hop_goblin » Jan 27th, '09, 19:03

No later than March.

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by tenuki » Jan 27th, '09, 19:11

Well, it's not a cake, or cheap, and it's 2005, but it is from dragonhousetea and I rather like it:

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by Salsero » Jan 27th, '09, 20:18

I like dealing with Gordon at Dragon Tea. His Menghai cakes are the same as Scott's. I recently ordered
    Dayi Early Spring Tuo 2005, pictured above (based on Tenuki's evaluation)
    Queen of Yiwu Mengyang 2008 (based on Hop & Trioxon's comments)
    Bai Cha Tang 7th Generation 2006 (based on Hop & Shogun89's comments)
Gordon has a ton of other stuff that I have ordered from Scott but could just as likely have ordered from Gordon.

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by tenuki » Jan 27th, '09, 22:31

I'll be real curious to hear your opinion on that toucha Sal, our tastes in puerh tend to be quite different.

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by Salsero » Jan 28th, '09, 00:42

tenuki wrote: I'll be real curious to hear your opinion on that toucha Sal, our tastes in puerh tend to be quite different.
I don't think so. I suspect that I am just more willing to drink anything put in front of me.

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by shogun89 » Jan 28th, '09, 11:27

hop_goblin wrote:No later than March.


Some of the 2009 cakes will really be in by March?

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by hop_goblin » Jan 28th, '09, 12:15

shogun89 wrote:
hop_goblin wrote:No later than March.


Some of the 2009 cakes will really be in by March?


What I mean is that the tea picking season and manufacturing will be well on its way by March.

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by shogun89 » Jan 28th, '09, 13:10

hop_goblin wrote:
shogun89 wrote:
hop_goblin wrote:No later than March.


Some of the 2009 cakes will really be in by March?


What I mean is that the tea picking season and manufacturing will be well on its way by March.


Gotcha, Thanks. :D

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