2008 Heiska

(1 customer review)

5,00 60,30 

Description

2008 Heiska

Heiska is a nice raw style liubao from Hei Shan are with a good price to quality ratio. I quickly emptied the sample bag of Heiska in the hot summer days 2021.

Origin, processing, trees

This liubao was not wet piled at all but fermented more slowly over the years in hot and humid Guanxi.

The leaves are quite big and there is a decent amount of sticks.

Taste, aroma, mouthfeel

Taste profile is quite vibrant with freshness and camphor transforming more to fruity character in the later steepings.

Mouthfeel is on the medium-light side and rather clean. Slight roughness on the first brewing as usual.

Qi, TCM, my experiences

The Qi is quite balanced and harmonizing, not overly stimulating.

According to TCM Liu Bao has a cooling or warming character depending on the situation.

Brewing tips

I recommend longer brewings and higher leaf amount.

Works best in a teapot (gong-fu or side-handle) but it’s also good boiled or brewed in a thermos.

Availability, price, source info (updated 22.09.2022)

Good availability. Yunnansourcing is usually increasing their prices 5-10% annually.

Yunnansourcing.com tea:
2008 Hei Shan “Old Tree Raw” Liu Bao Tea

Additional information

Weight N/A
weight

100g (5 days processing time), 100g (group order processing time), 15g sample (5 business days processing time), 15g sample (8 weeks processing time), 15g sample (group order processing time), 300g (8 weeks processing time), 300g (group order processing time)

1 review for 2008 Heiska

  1. Aleksi (verified owner)

    Very tasty for the affordable price. The advice to brew this tea for longer and with higher amount definitely suits this tea. I feel balanced after drinking this tea. 🙂

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