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Imperial Loose-leaf Pu-erh


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This is our finest Loose-leaf Pu-erh. The dried leaves are chocolate-colored and yield a rich earthy liquor that can handle multiple infusions. Use 1 generous tsp. dried leaf (3-4g) per 6-ounce cup of spring water heated to just below boiling (212°).  Pour hot water over leaves and steep 3 minutes, increasing the brewing time with each subsequent infusion until the flavor begins to fade.
  • Model: P-LP-3


 

10/03/2009
Barry Sweat
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I first met up with this tea as a gift from my daughter, while shopping at a fine tea shop she was asked,"What does he like in a tea?" She replied,"He likes the drugs." The Imperial Pu-erh was recommended and I've been a huge fan since then. The liquor can be as black as any coffee with a deep earthy flavor and a long and complex finish. The aging process mellows the tannins the way it does a fine red wine so that the tea can be brewed strong enough to make espresso coffee turn green with envy and yet have no hint of harsh or bitter flavor. A wondrous cup of tea well worth it for its aroma and flavor. but it will yank you by the collar to get things going in the morning quite well too.

 

This product was added to our catalog on Friday 14 April, 2006.