Liu Bao is an underappreciated subtype of tea and it is worth exploring. It can be tricky to brew Liu Bao so this article gives a full overview of how to do it.
The traditional Liu Bao taste is mainly betel nut, but there is a lot of Liu Bao available with an earthy or forest flavor profile.
Liu Bao Tea has been drunk for centuries in Asia for its medicinal qualities. This article discusses the major health benefits of Liu Bao.
Liu Bao and pu-erh tea, especially shou pu-erh seem similar at first sight. However, there are some differences and those are discussed in this article.
Some people don’t know how to store Liu Bao. This article discusses common practices and several pitfalls to avoid when storing your precious Liu Bao.
The 2001 Yichang Raw Yiwu from Yee on Tea is a fantastic aged sheng puerh full of sweet camphor. Camphor is present in the infusion and in the aftertaste.
Liu Bao is becoming more popular in the west and has been popular in China and Malaysia for a long time. But what is Liu Bao tea and where does it come from?
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.
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.