Follow me as I delve deeper into the world of loose leaf tea, I'm not an expert, but I try to document my journey as much as possible with this blog. I mostly focus on unblended types of Chinese tea.
What makes expensive pu-erh tea expensive and cheap pu-erh cheap? The main differences are discussed in this article and also why cheap(er) pu-erh can be good.
There are several reasons to rinse pu-erh tea before tasting it. Rinsing pu-erh tea has been done for centuries as part of the Chinese tea ceremony.
Pu-erh tea has become more popular but why is it so expensive? This article discusses the main reasons why you have to spend quite a bit to buy pu-erh tea.
Pu-erh tea is popular all over the world but some shou pu-erh tastes and smells fishy. This is because trimethylamine is created during artificial fermentation.
Pu-erh tea is very popular but it can be challenging to brew it. This article offers a complete guide with detailed instructions on how to brew pu-erh tea.
The difference between sheng and shou pu-erh is artificial fermentation. Shou pu-erh is artificially fermented during production to speed up the aging process.