This is the first tea I decided to drink from my new batch. It smells exactly like turning over an old piece of wood in the forest. The smell translates to a vegetal, almost broth-like, hearty smoothness on the tongue. It spent those 30 years wisely.
This is such an interesting tea! It's one of those that you can definitely taste the age of it, and immediately it gives you those typical earthy pu'erh notes of soil, forest floor etc etc. But here's where it gets interesting. It gives me a base of whisky and malt, fresh bread dough, and the finish is like a red cherry. This is definitely one of those to keep around and break out to share.
by Gus Castro
Hello everyone, well i just got in to the teas World, im from México and all i can say about this aged tea is good so far ... taste is soft and yes smells like mud but im ok if you buy some staff that it says AGED then its Going too look and smell like old i can imagine the people to collect the leafs time and time ago to me is such an honor to try this tea im not a huge fan of teas but something happened before in my life so now i have to drink tea everyday by the way the belly detox tea is the gretest thing ever thanks tealyra
This smells like fish food. The taste is a little bit better. Warning: This tea will get dark very quickly, if you don't like strong tea use less leaves and don't leave it in long.
Dry tea has a very earthy smell. Once brewed the primary flavor and scent is fish. Due to the supposed age of this tea, I don't think it has been stored properly. I would avoid this particular pu-erh.
by Jeanette Thornton
I like pu’erh and I aware of the process that goes into making such a tea. With that in mind, this tea seems to be either too young, or to have been stored improperly. The distinctive smell of squid even after two rinsings points to this. With the cost of this pu’erh being what it was, I was expecting something of a higher quality. I would not recommend this tea to anyone trying to get in to pu’erh. The history of pu’erh has been rocky, so it is important to take care when selling it and to put forth the best quality possible.