Archive for Feb 7th, 2012

The beauty of pu erh tea… MINI version…

Tea: Pu erh, tuo cha
Region: Yunnan Province, China
Price: 1 piece 3,50 DKR, no. 912, Carstensens Tehandel, Aabenraa, Denmark

The homepage says (my translation): “A kind of pressed tea, made of small green leaves. The pressed leaves are formed into a little bowl, with a little hole in the middle. The tea can be brewed many times, has a delicious mature taste with a little smokey undertones. Originates from the Yunnan province og is being used as a cleansing tea. One piece for  ½ l. 80 degree warm water, brewing time 4 min.”

I preferred the asian way of brewing: 98 degree warm water, and shorter time (30 sec-1 min), 4-5 infusions, taste changing every time. Mild, green, pleasant… Quite nice!

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