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by BuckyJ
Sun Jul 05, 2020 12:30 am
Forum: Oolong Tea
Topic: Date this old TGY
Replies: 15
Views: 573

Re: Date this old TGY

Thanks to all for the insight. As to the question of roasting, there is little evidence in the flavor of heavy roasting. That said, with the suspected age of the tea and darkening of the leaves, I couldn’t say that it is not roasted whatsoever. If my understanding of Fujian TGY history is sound, roa...
by BuckyJ
Fri Jun 26, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: Oolong Tea
Topic: Date this old TGY
Replies: 15
Views: 573

Date this old TGY

I found some pretty old Sea Dyke TGY at my local market. It has distinctive aged oolong character of vanilla/leather/tobacco, woody, with some cooling sensation. Compared to the many aged oolongs that I have enjoyed, I would say it is pretty damn good, but not exceptional. I found a similar package ...