- Classic good tasting 7542 recipe with a fair amount of old and big tree leaves in it
- Excellent clean Taiwan natural storage
- Full thick taste, present Qi
“Serious Formula”, also known as “Conscientious prescription” (commissioned by the Hong Kong Henry company to Menghai Tea Factory/DaYi) simply put, it’s much better than DaYi’s 7542 (which is very much the reference factory cake) of the period, and this is mostly due to its superior composition, with more big and old tree than DaYi’s.
The storage on this batch is great, the best I tried of various 7542s of the period, I’m happy to recommend this to anyone wishing to understand why (DaYi) 7542 is the reference recipe for puerh, to have a great factory cake to age for longer, or simply to enjoy now as it’s pretty thick and fun to drink.
With traditional processing, it delivers both classic old tea taste (without storage) and a corresponding calming Qi, at a very moderate price for what it is.
This is a good one to age to eventually get the same feeling of famous 80s-90s factory cakes and its price is steadily going up with time.
This tea was one of the two teas I brewed for week 4 of Brew Puerh like a Pro