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This review dates back to 08-30-2012,
Imperial high mountain ti kuan yin. Purchased from www.Jas-etea.com
8g in dayi gaiwan 80c starting
1st infusion 2m: smokey sweet minerals citrus and side of tongue dryness
2nd infusion 30s: SWEET! almost no dryness or minerals smoke has disappeared. citrus is still on the finish
3rd infusion 1m: mushroom and dryness again with that citrus finsih and smoke on the extended finish
4th infusion 1:30 85c : raise in temp has brought out bitter notes no longer sweet. more dryness also.
5th infusion 2m: woody dry.
6th infusion 5m: very dry and citrus
and a leaf shot too
7th infusion 5m: sweetness is back. still slightly dry.
8th 10M : tea is done.