Puerhtea

What is a tuo cha Tea Adventures

What is a Tuo Cha?

A tuo cha is a traditional shape of compressed puerh tea. It’s a dome shape that looks like a bird’s nest and a bowl.

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.

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.

2012 LTC Da Hong Ying Vin-Satori Tea Adventures

2012 LTC Da Hong Ying Tea Tasting (Vin-Satori)

The 2012 LTC Da Hong Ying from Vin-Satori is a well-balanced tea with the right intensity. Combination of sweet and bitter that became fruitier towards the end.

2019 Berlin Flows Gushu Xiantea Tea Adventures

2019 Berlin Flows Ailao Gushu Tea Tasting (Xian Tea)

The 2019 Berlin Flows Ailao Gushu from Xian Tea is really sweet with dominant notes of red summer fruits. This went on long into the aftertaste.

2008 Simplified Word Sheng ft ANMO Tea Adventures

2008 Simplified Word Sheng Tea Tasting (ANMO)

The 2008 Simplified Word sheng is really fruity with pleasant notes of incense at the start. This slowly evolves into dark berries towards the end.

2013 Ban Zhang Old Arbor Yee on Tea Tea Adventures

2013 Ban Zhang Old Arbor Tea Tasting (Yee On Tea)

The 2013 Ban Zhang Old Arbor from Yee On Tea is a tea with an intense smokiness. The early infusions were dominated by this, while the later ones were fruitier.

2011 LTC Yong De Da Ye Vin Satori Tea Adventures

2011 LTC Yong De Da Ye Tea Tasting (Vin-Satori)

The 2011 LTC Yong De Da Ye from Vin-Satori is a tea that goes the distance. It’s like taking a walk through a dense forest in late autumn.

2018 Shangri-La ANMO Tea Adventures

2018 Sunsing Shangri-La Tea Tasting (ANMO)

The 2018 Sunsing Shangri-La from ANMO is a really complex tea. It went from an aged flavour profile to sweet and fruity in the same infusion.

2007 Yiwu Jing Long ANMO Tea Adventures

2007 Yiwu Jing Long

The 2007 Yiwu Jing Long from ANMO is a comforting and cosy tea. It feels like a blanket over your shoulders next to the fireplace on a rainy day.