2011 Raw Puerh Tea Paste “Cha Gao”

Almost on the verge of disappearing, Pu-erh tea paste used to be the special tribute to the Qing Dynasty imperial court.

According to the Supplement to the Compendium of Materia Medica, (Wang Jidong, Pu-erh Tea),  Pu-erh tea paste is often pitch black and is best known as antidote to drunkenness , with the green paste  especially good for improving digestion and reducing phlegm.

The raw puerh paste is made of 2011 spring tea from Simao area. The fibers are separated from the tea infusion by special processes, and then the liquor is reprocessed until it is condensed into a paste. (with 1kg tea paste needing 10kg of maocha.)

Its fragrance is similar to brown sugar, candied dates and puerh tea and the tea liquid a mellow yellow. Slightly bitter at the beginning then light and sweet.

Dissolving  instantly in water, leaving no sediment in the cup, the strength of the tea is easy to control.

approx. 1g /150ml

Store in a cool dry place, keep away from direct sunlight.

$0.30 each

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