2008 Ripe Pu-erh Tea Brick, Jinggu Factory
An introductory level Ripe Pu-erh tea brick using the coarse grade material and formula as the famous Jinggu tea brick of the late 1970s in the Si Mao region of Yunnan.
Smooth, light ginseng old 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.