2006 Peacock Village Tea Cake:
This delicious shou puer cake is called Kong Que Zhi Xiang, which means “the Village of Peacock.” Xishuangbanna is famous for their peacocks, an auspicious symbol of happiness, beauty, and all good things. Since both puer and peacocks are significant in the region, the banna people often use the word “peacock” to describe especially good puer tea.
Ingredients: Puer Tea Leaves.
Very smooth and warm with notes of cedar and pine nut. Classic shou puer earthiness.
Every tea is different and can be brewed in different ways. The chart below is not a hard-and-fast guide for brewing this tea, but rather a place to get started. Steeping time may vary based on your personal taste or on how many infusions have already been done. Experiment with the brewing of your tea to discover its unique character.
|Water Temp °F (°C)||Steep Time (minutes)||Number of Infusions||Quantity of Leaf (tsp / 8oz water)|