Yee On Tea Co.
1980's CNNP 8582 Raw Pu-erh Tea
This is an exceptional opportunity to taste the famous 8582 Raw Pu-erh tea cake from the legendary Menghai Tea Factory. More than 3 decades since its production, the 8582 series has been proven by the market and consumer as one of the most popular products ever made in terms of branding, quality, and taste. What differentiates this tea from the 7542 is the use or courser materials and broader tea leaves which makes this tea more desirable to some in terms of smoothness and taste.
As the value of the Pu-erh tea cake from this series appreciates rapidly over the years, this is your rare and unique chance to purchase this aged Pu-erh tea in small quantities and taste this tea without purchasing the whole cake. A great way to try this legendary tea.
Liquor: Clear chestnut brown.
Flavour: Mild wood fragrance. Early infusions show layering of smooth, rich, camphor wood, citrus peel, fruity taste with proper hui gan. Later infusions show mild wood and herbal taste. Infused tea leaves are dark brown with branches.
General Guide to brewing Pu-erh Tea
Steep Pu-erh tea in hot boiling water. The ratio of tea leaves to water is approximately 1:4 to 1:5. or 8 grams of tea to 125 ml. of water.
First steep for 5 to 10 sec and discard the water to clean and heat the tea leaves. Steep for 20 seconds, and lengthen the time for each subsequent infusion.
The number of infusion can range from 10 to 20 times.