Which one is most different from the other three?

Owes its flavors to oxidation levels between green & black tea.

Which one is most different from the other three?

A
13
34%
B
14
37%
C
8
21%
D
3
8%
 
Total votes: 38

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by kymidwife » Mar 16th 09 1:47 am

I said B to be a non-conformist. 8)

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by Salsero » Mar 16th 09 2:01 am

silverneedles wrote: are these dancongs?
I say they are big, ropey-leaved Wuyi yan cha ... all except B that is.

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by Chip » Mar 16th 09 4:44 am

Clearly C. Looks either slightly less oxidized or fired?

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by shogun89 » Mar 16th 09 1:12 pm

I would say B

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by Shelob » Mar 16th 09 1:41 pm

kymidwife wrote:I said B to be a non-conformist. 8)
I'll be a non-conformist too! B it is!!! :wink:

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by TIM » Mar 16th 09 2:23 pm

The Crying game? B is the boy : )

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by Aphroditea » Mar 16th 09 3:04 pm

This was actually a kinda fun excercise! Granted, I have no idea what I am talking about, but I voted:

C. It had no twigs. (at least not that I could discern in the photo)

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by gingkoseto » Mar 16th 09 3:31 pm

This is indeed fun! :D
I will announce the answer this evening.
Although it's pretty much guessing, some of your comments make a lot of sense, maybe even better sense than you thought :D

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by thanks » Mar 16th 09 6:04 pm

D, and I voted before I saw what everyone else was voting.

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by geeber1 » Mar 16th 09 6:24 pm

I voted D. I have no idea why, I just did!

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by acdidion » Mar 16th 09 6:42 pm

B because I feel like it.

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by gingkoseto » Mar 16th 09 11:50 pm

Ok. The answer is... B!

And Sal's interpretation is exactly right! :o
Salsero wrote: I say they are big, ropey-leaved Wuyi yan cha ... all except B that is.


Prize goes to Sal, Siverneedles and Cinnamon Kitty :D (hey let me know where to send it!)

It makes sense to think A is different, because it's the lowest quality level among all!

And obviously C catches some eyes. It's the least oxidized among all, as said Chip. But the question is "in terms of origin or varietal :P

A, C, D are all Wu Yi Shui Xian. B looks a bit weird. It's a traditional TGY (origin unknown but believed to be Fu Jian). It's basically what all Fu Jian TGY looked like 20 years ago, and now mainly used by older Hong Kong and older Cantonese people. :D

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by tenuki » Mar 17th 09 12:07 am

B is clearly processed different, no idea what it is though, hard to tell without closer examination. the others are all probably yancha or something similar.

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by tenuki » Mar 17th 09 12:09 am

oh, crap the poll is closed. sry.

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by TIM » Mar 17th 09 2:17 pm

Hey! I voted B also :cry: