Beyond the Bitter End 2020 Laomane Shou Puer
Beyond the Bitter End 2020 Laomane Shou Puer
Beyond the Bitter End 2020 Laomane Shou Puer
Beyond the Bitter End 2020 Laomane Shou Puer
Beyond the Bitter End 2020 Laomane Shou Puer
Beyond the Bitter End 2020 Laomane Shou Puer
Beyond the Bitter End 2020 Laomane Shou Puer
Beyond the Bitter End 2020 Laomane Shou Puer
Beyond the Bitter End 2020 Laomane Shou Puer
Beyond the Bitter End 2020 Laomane Shou Puer
Beyond the Bitter End 2020 Laomane Shou Puer
Beyond the Bitter End 2020 Laomane Shou Puer

Beyond the Bitter End 2020 Laomane Shou Puer

$9.50$298.00

Description

You asked for it and you got it. Our Bitter End Laomane is now available in shou-form. As expected, the fermentation process of the raw material yields a tea with a dense body and smooth texture. This texture is layered, arriving in waves and adding complexity to each brew.

While a lot of emphasis is on the mouthfeel and texture, the flavour is also enjoyable. Clean and slightly sweet, this tea has a prominent nuttiness and rice-soup quality that defines its sweet side. While it’s not the sweetest shou out there, it’s also not as bitter as you might expect from a Laomane shou, with only a small residual amount of bitterness showing up.

One thing it does have in common with its raw brother is a great chaqi/energy that creeps up on you. If we had a fireplace, this would be the ideal tea sip while watching the flames dance.

$0.34/gram

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2 reviews for Beyond the Bitter End 2020 Laomane Shou Puer

  1. 5 out of 5

    Josh (verified owner)

    I really like the way this shou blends subtle aromas and flavors – there’s bits of earth, cacao & dark-ish chocolate sweetness, a pine nut note that lingers after the sip, and smooth, almost medicinal orange. If you told me you’d snuck a piece or two of aged chenpi into these leaves, I’d probably believe you. A silky, flowy and coating texture, it all makes for an enjoyably calmed mix of flavors and qi.

  2. 5 out of 5

    CB (verified owner)

    Full, clean bitter flavor with loads of complexity plays perfect compliment to a thin silky texture. Round. Refined. The first taste is clean wet rock. As it cools a subtle nuttiness joins in. Roasted cashews alongside a premium chocolate. A hint of hazelnut and marzipan here and there. The bitterness sticks to your back palette but in a clean alluring, keep-me-sippin way.

    More cooling, a subtle milk chocolate sweetness is introduced and that elegant nuttiness opens the throttle, eases back, does it again. Wow! Powerful but never overpowering or cloying in any way. This pu is pure class!


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