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So far, we’ve talked about the following teas (please click on the links if you’d like to learn more about any/all of these great teas):
All of the above teas come from the same plant and are all considered “true teas.” From here on out, we’re going to be talking about some other types of “tea” or infusions. Today, we’re moving on to Pu’erh. . .
Characteristics of Pu’erh
Pu’erh (pronounced PuWARE) is fermented, oxidized, and aged.
It will improve with age like wine.
Pu’erh is highly valued in China where aging methods are a well-kept secret.
*For more information on this, I suggest reading The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See.
It is a red-toned tea with earthy flavors.
It’s one of our boldest teas.
Pu’erh tea is known to aid in digestion.
It is also known to neutralize greasy foods.
*For this reason, we suggest pairing it with a stir-fry for a complimentary sip!
Using a scale of 1-3 teacups, Pu’erh contains 2 teacups of caffeine.
The production of this coveted tea began over 1,400 years ago in Pu’er, Cina, giving this tea its name. To this day, the tea is still only grown in the far-off mountains of Yunnan and every sophisticated tea drinker always RSVP’s.
Because Pu’erh is a rich, sophisticated beverage, I recommend drinking Pu’erh tea hot. They also lend themselves well to a
Current Pu’erh Flavors Available from Steeped Tea
- Toasted S’mores
- Spicy Chai
- Cool Mint
- Toffee Caramel
- Cinnamon Hearts
To place an order for any of these Pu’erh teas, please go to my website and click SHOP. Use the current month’s VIP link to be entered into a drawing for a free bag of tea or a discount coupon on your next purchase.
If you have any questions about Pu’erh or any of our other tea varieties, please leave a comment, e-mail me, or join my group Heidi’s SerendipiTEA on Facebook. Also, please let me know what other topics you’d like to see me discuss in Tea Talk Tuesdays in the future.
If you would like to earn free tea and teaware, let’s chat about setting up a Facebook ParTea. I love giving away free shopping sprees to my hosts! I am currently booking Fall Teavents and offering some incentives. Contact me for details.