2013 LINCANG FU TUO Ripe Puerh Cube - 5 cubes
This is a very good ripe puerh in a novel shape made from sundried Lincang materials. It brew up a RICH and textured tea soup with earthy, chocolate notes and a hint of dried plum that can easily go 10 rounds in the gaiwan. I have also popped one in the thermos with boiling water which brough out the prune as well as a honey-fried licorice (zhi gan cao) note that was very enjoyable. Reminds me of coffee with its stout character - would be a good alternative. I find an entire cube is a lot, you could brew 2/3 of one and still have a rich experience. 5 cubes is over 2 ounces.