Wild Puer

Origin: Yunnan, China

Earthy flavors of birch bark, brazil nut and tamarind.

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About Wild Puer:

Wild Puer is comprised of small compressed pieces that make for easy brewing. Just add 3 or more chunks to your cup or teapot and steep.

In making the Puer, tea leaves are processed with a fair amount of moisture so as to allow a natural fermentation to occur and darken their color. Some tea processors will let the leaves undergo this fermentation for a month to achieve the desired flavor. This style of puer is called the Wo-dui style, or cooked leaf style puer.

Ingredients: Puer tea leaves.

Flavor Profile:

Earthy flavors of birch bark, brazil nut and tamarind.

Brewing Instructions:

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 InfusionsQuantity of Leaf (tsp / 8oz water)
200°F (93°C)1-34-51-2

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