Rich chocolate and sweet orange bring a confectionary note to the gentle earthiness of pu-erh. Lively citrus lifts the blend while the warm chocolate and easygoing pu-erh are grounding and smooth. Reminiscent of a favorite treat.
This tea contains a high level of caffeine | Steep at 212° for 5 minutes.
blended with pu-erh tea, orange, cocoa nibs, natural chocolate flavor, blue cornflowers & natural orange flavor
Pu'erh tea gets its name from a county located in southern Yunnan. There are two types of pu'er tea: sheng ('green' or 'raw') and shou ('ripe' or 'cooked'). Historically, raw pu'erh was created first. It takes years to slowly age, and if properly stored (pu'erh is essentially a 'living tea', much like wine), holds its value and flavor for decades. Due to the extreme demand for this tea, the ripe variety was invented about 40 years ago to speed up the aging process. The tea leaves are piled in gently warmed heaps and allowed to carefully ferment. Ripe pu'erh is usually much darker than the raw pu'erh and often smoother. Raw pu'erh tasted when too young (less than several years old) can be incredibly astringent. This quality mellows out dramatically with age. Both are widely revered in China for their soothing, purifying qualities unmatched by other teas.
Part of pu-erh teas sampler
Explore a variety of teas with our popular sampler set.
Four teas included are:
pu-erh chorange, pu-erh hazelberry, pu-erh spice, pu-erh tahiti
pu erh teas
4 x 10-cup samples
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