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.

What is Gushu Pu-erh Tea Adventures

What is Gushu Pu-erh?

Gushu pu-erh tea is a term that is frequently used to advertise pu-erh tea. This article discusses what it is, why it’s better and why it’s problematic.

1997 Vintage Tieguanyin Nannuoshan Tea Adventures

1997 Vintage Tieguanyin Tea Tasting (Nannuoshan)

The 1997 Vintage Tieguanyin from Nannuoshan is an aged oolong tea that offers a combination of sweet apricots, honey, and some tannic notes here and there.

Best Clay for Sheng Pu-erh Tea Adventures

What is the Best Clay for Sheng Pu-erh?

Finding the best clay for sheng pu-erh is something that can be challenging for people who are new to pu-erh tea. This article discusses the different options.

Why do we like pu-erh tea Tea Adventures

Why do People Like Pu-erh Tea?

Pu-erh tea has been drunk for centuries and there are various reasons why people like it so much. This article offers an overview of the main reasons.

What is Pu-erh Tea tea Adventures

What is Pu-Erh Tea?

Pu-erh (or puerh) is a popular type of tea for various reasons. This article discusses what it is exactly and where it comes from.

2012 Jingmai Gushu Xin An Chu Tea Adventures

2012 Jingmai Gushu Dragon Ball Tea Tasting (Xin An Chu)

The 2012 Jingmai Gushu Dragon Ball from Xin An Chu is a complex tea. It offers a combination of bitter, sweet and fruity with a long-lasting aftertaste.

2008 Bang Wei Sheng Xin An Chu Tea Adventures

2008 Bang Wei Sheng Tea Tasting (Xin An Chu)

The 2008 Bang Wei Sheng from Xin An Chu is a tea that offers a combination of a subtle and slightly smoky bitterness with a fruity and sweet aftertaste.

2012 Man Mai Gushu Xi An Chu Tea Adventures

2012 Man Mai Gushu Tea Tasting (Xin An Chu)

The 2012 Man Mai Gushu from Xin An Chu is a nicely balanced but subtle tea. It started out slowly and I got hints of grapefruit towards the end of the session.

2008 Ecological Puerh Yee on Tea Tea Adventures

2008 Ecological Puerh Tea Tasting (Yee on Tea)

The 2008 Ecological Puerh from Yee On Tea is a solid sheng puerh that won’t disappoint you. It starts out slowly but evolves into a nicely aged sheng puerh.