Tea Adventures

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.

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Cheap pu-erh and expensive pu-erh tea Tea Adventures

What is the Difference Between Cheap Pu-erh Tea and Expensive Pu-erh 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.

Do You Need to Rinse Pu-erh Tea Tea Adventures

Do You Need to Rinse Pu-erh Tea?

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.

Why is Pu-erh Tea So Expensive Tea Adventures

Why is Pu-erh Tea So Expensive?

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.

Why Does Some Pu-erh Taste Fishy Tea Adventures

Why Does Some Pu-erh Tea Taste Fishy?

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.

How to brew Pu-erh Tea Tea Adventures

How to Brew Pu-erh Tea: Easy Guide

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.

Difference between sheng and shou pu-erh Tea Adventures

What is the Difference Between Sheng and Shou Pu-erh?

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.