Want to learn more about Pu’er tea and why it is so unique and special?
Raw Pu’er was first consumed more than 2000 years ago. The general characteristics are its black and yellow-green dry tea leaves, fresh floral aroma, rich aftertaste with golden or amber tea broth. It is appreciated especially by experts and collectors.
Ripe Pu’er on the other hand has a shorter history dating back to the 1970’s. It features an accelerated fermentation technique with humidity and temperature to remove the astringency of the raw materials. The reddish brown tea leaves as compressed after fermentation. A strong brew with a woody aroma and mellow full flavor in dark brown tea broth, unlike raw Pu’er which requires storage to acquire its unique characteristics, ripe Pu’er is ready to drink.