Lao Ban Zhang Old Arbor Raw Pu erh Tea 2013


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Entry level recommended. Brownish yellow tea taste slightly sweet with nice and easy entry; no bitterness found overall but little rough; woody note subside in subsequent brewings, but feel little sweeter and more flavorful.

This entry level "Lao Ban Zhang" raw cake is harvested and produced in early spring 2013. 100% handmade and compressed with stone mold. It totally meets the standard of "one bud & two leaves". 

    • Tea Type: Pu Erh Tea (raw,”sheng”)
    • Origin: Menghai, YunNan Province
    • Production Date: 2013
    • Shelf Life: the longer in proper condition, the better
    • Storing: Keep dry and odorless, away from sunlight


Steeping Guide

For best tasting result, the pressed pu erh tea should be pried to loose form and exposed in the air few days before brewing.

  • Tea ware recommended: Yixin Clay, Gaiwan, Ceramic teapot
  • Water Temperature: 195°F to 212°F
  • Tea leaves / water: 1g:30ml (adjust amount for own preference)

The usual brewing method of raw pu’erh tea:

  • Prepare certain amount of tea leaves for certain count of people.
  • Rinse tea wares with hot boiling water.
  • Put the tea leaves into a teapot.
  • And then pour boiling water into it to wash off the dirt and impurities of tea, immediately drain off the water. In this case can improve the clarity of tea and also can fully release the true taste of pu'er tea.
  • First steep: Pour the hot water into tea pot and steep for 30 to 45 sec.
  • Transfer tea to a fair cup and ready to share.

*Gradually increase steeping time when tea is fading out

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