"8613" series including the variation of "T8613" (Iron Cake Ver.) mainly uses 1st grade tea materials according to refined blend recipe initiated in 1986 year and produced by XG factory with serial number 3 in CNNP group when they were national organization in last century.
High ration of young buds and tiny leaves which bring refreshing taste with rich tea flavor.
Smooth and thick taste.
Sweet and well balanced.
Minor level bitterness and astringency.
Round and lingering mouth feeling.
Guangzhou natural storage.
"T8613" (Iron Cake 8613) is pressed into hard cake and difficult to pry and dissolve even in boiling water. But it slows the aging speed and well preserves the original tea fragrance.
General version "8613" is not so hard like Iron Cake version but varies on hardness in each year and keeps moving on to more looseness in recent years.