2015 W2T Pretty Girls Ripe Pu’erh [Episode 231]

White2Tea’s premium ripe pu’erh brought onto TeaDB. A relatively strong ripe blend, for those that like their shu on the greener side.

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7 Responses to 2015 W2T Pretty Girls Ripe Pu’erh [Episode 231]

  1. Steve D says:

    $39 for a 200g is a bit pricey for ripe though. You can get some pretty good full bings for that sort of money.

    • James says:

      Hi Nick & Steve,

      Yes, you’re both right. Per gram it’s definitely on the higher-end of ripe. I’m not sure that I’d buy it, but it’s worth a sample at least if you’re ordering from W2T anyways.

      -James

  2. Nick3141 says:

    Yeah, that translates into $69 for a 357 beeng, and it’s a young ripe as well. Thing is, those 200 cakes are quite a bit smaller than 357 ones. A bit more than 3/4 smaller, since 357/200 = 1.785.

    Tbh, that’s the main I’ve avoided W2T so far, I just don’t have the budget for it. At least the pricing is consistent though, I’ll give them that.

  3. Karl_D says:

    The question of price versus quantity is not straightforward. In my mind, the price/quantity is not as important as whether it delivers something special or unique. I have plenty of “daily drinkers” to last me most if not all of my life. What I want to know is whether a tea has something extra besides catchy marketing or hipster cred.. As you have noted time to time price and quality do not always align.

    • James says:

      Hi Karl,

      Agreed. The value of a tea to a drinker depends a lot on what the drinker is looking for. Not everything and perhaps not most things come down to straight price vs. quantity.

      Cheers,
      -James

    • Bob says:

      haha tea having hipster cred.. maybe one day! My sinologist professor didn’t know what puerh is.

  4. Bef says:

    This video kind of made me realize that I shouldn’t feel bad about throwing away my tea rinses – at 03:30: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=laVdaWimTT0

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