An ancient tea from Yunnan, Pu-Erh's earthy pleasures have a passionate group of followers. This particular version is a dark, savory cooked Pu-Erh and makes for a striking brew. This Pu-Erh is a Shou style. Shou Pu-Erh is differentiated from sheng Pu-Erh in that it is fermented before it is packaged, compressed, and sold for consumption. Earthy and the better flavors to be found in a barnyard, like a simple Burgundy red wine.
This tea can brewed several times. For each additional brew, steep tea an extra 15-30 seconds. The flavors lighten and sweeten after a few brews. The aroma is an earthy flavor. Caffeinated. Medium-bodied. Initial brewing time:4 to 5 minutes. Brewing temp:205º
Ingredients: Black tea.
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