2002 Raw Yi Wu Pu-erh Tea Brick
Another fine tea brick product from the Yi Wu, Mengla region of Yunnan. Is one of a companion product of the Wild Spring Tea cake #17. The hard pressed effect of tea brick forms good astringency and Cha-Qi resulting in good Hui Gan to the taste.
Nectar, woody, astringent, aged tea flavour.
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 as each subsequent infusion.
The number of infusion can range from 10 to 20 times.
Use filtered water when convenient.