In the end, it was more steeps. I got at least 25 out of the 2010 Banpen puerh from Essence of Tea, and probably lost track of at least one or two more while I was really thirsty at times.
And I got a lot of steeps from my sencha that started yesterday too--went out to six or so, more than usual.
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