There are quite a few pu'erh drinkers who choose not to post about shu pu'erh.
Some people find the taste revolting. Other people may think they all taste the same.
I find that when one is trying to learn about tea, or any subject for that matter, one must always learn all the angles to fully understand it.
With that being said, a shu from Teavivre.
It smells like damp soil and leaves, which is not bad, just very plain.
The cake is spotted with gold buds, but they are subdued.
It was a rainy day and shu sounded fantastic.
It tastes a tad bit dirty with a hint of date fruit and moist earth.
For the most part, this tea is lackluster as can be. It is plain tasting and does not stand out among shu pu'erh I have sampled in the past.
This is not a good shu,
but it was a good day for shu.
The previous shu I had from Teavivre really impressed me, but this one really has nothing to offer, except of course an educational experience on shu pu'erh!
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