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Pu-erh Tuo Cha Tea Cakes

$1.95

This classic, compressed style of Pu-erh tea has a rich history stretching back centuries, when tea artisans in southwestern China and Southeast Asia produced Pu-erh teas that were pressed into bricks, cakes and tuo cha ("bowl tea") shapes durable enough for transport. This tea was traded by mule caravan across the "Ancient Tea & Horse Routes" to Tibet and Mongolia, where it became integral to local food cultures as an after-meal digestif and wellness tea. Pu-erh tea became a household staple used as a form of currency to trade for horses and salt.


Tasting Notes: Traditional style Pu-erh with a robust, soothing flavor and sweet notes of dark mocha.


Ingredients: Organic pu-erh tea.



Recommended Brewing Instructions: Water temp: 212°F (boiling) Leaf to Water Ratio: 1 piece per 8 ounces Steep Time: 5 minutes (1st infusion), 6 minutes (2nd infusion)




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