Same deal as before. If you don’t know the drill, read this.
Wow. Four hours and we have enough people to run a buy… I’ll continue accepting expressions of interest in case anybody ghosts or we get enough people to fill a second pool. Here’s the form to determine budget, timing and level of interest. Places are limited and will be offered in the order people fill out this survey, once I’ve got a solid buy-in price. Participation will be capped to 15 people at 40USD, or 20 people at 30USD.
This buy’s star player is Xiaguan, Eidolon of Testicular Fortitude.
Buy-in will be
30-40USD plus shipping from LA to you. International peeps, count on 9-16oz final package weight.
2004 FT 8653-3+1 (357g)
2006 FT Recipe #4 Pink-G (400g)
2005 8653-5 Thick-Paper Iron Cake ( Feb-Mar Batch, 357g)
The first five teas are sourced straight from mx-tea, while the last three teas are sourced from private Taiwan vendors with a strong track record. This buy is less of a gamble, and more a horizontal/diagonal tasting set so that people can get a reasonable grasp of what Xiaguan productions have to offer at various stages of middle-age, given clean moderate storage intensity. It’s also a good opportunity to see how some of the better Xiaguan productions compare to often-much-costlier Dayi productions of similar vintage.