2010 Bai Mu Dan

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2010 Bai Mu Dan

by teaskeptic » Jun 29th, '10, 10:54

Any particularly good batches this year?

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Re: 2010 Bai Mu Dan

by TIM » Jun 29th, '10, 20:11

teaskeptic wrote:Any particularly good batches this year?


Very bad year and it's much later harvest.

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Re: 2010 Bai Mu Dan

by JRS22 » Jun 29th, '10, 22:31

TIM wrote:Very bad year and it's much later harvest.


I heard about weather issues in Japan - were there similar problems in China?

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Re: 2010 Bai Mu Dan

by TIM » Jun 29th, '10, 23:05

One of the worest weather changes in many years. White Peony were harvested 1 month late in Fuk Ding, hence the more mature leaves and stem leight to make up the weight.

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Re: 2010 Bai Mu Dan

by teaskeptic » Jun 30th, '10, 10:08

Thanks, Tim. I'm glad I asked. I think I remember last year was also a bad year, but I might be wrong.

Is it the same situation for Bai Hao Yin Zhen?

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Re: 2010 Bai Mu Dan

by TIM » Jun 30th, '10, 10:19

teaskeptic wrote:Thanks, Tim. I'm glad I asked. I think I remember last year was also a bad year, but I might be wrong.

Is it the same situation for Bai Hao Yin Zhen?


Silver needle is from the same plant, just the bud of the peony. So, yes.... but not as much as the peony, since it included the 2 supporting leaves.

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Re: 2010 Bai Mu Dan

by teaskeptic » Jun 30th, '10, 12:52

That's what I thought. Thank you for the bad news :wink:

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Re: 2010 Bai Mu Dan

by murrius » Jul 10th, '10, 16:35

I ordered some 2010 Bai Mu Dan Wang from Camellia Sinensis and it's the best (from my limited experience) I've ever had.

http://camellia-sinensis.com/tea/fiche/ ... +Wang+2010

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Re: 2010 Bai Mu Dan

by teaskeptic » Jul 16th, '10, 14:56

I ended up picking up that same tea from CS.

I wouldn't say it's the best I've ever had, but it's much better than what they were offering last year (although not as good as two years, imo).

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