Pu Erh Teas
Storing Pu-erh Tea
- Good air circulation and odor free environment ensures the proper health and reproduction of micro-organisms in the tea leaves.
- Micro-organisms prefer a stable temperature around 77f to encourage reproduction.
- An appropriate level of humidity, about 70% can assist the reproduction of micro-organisms and excessively low humidity hinders reproduction.
Tasting Pu erh Tea
The flavor and color of Puerh Tea changes with proper storing over a period of time.
Fresh raw Pu erh Tea brews into a bright, yellowish broth and possesses a strong, almost harsh flavor. Aged raw tea brews an amber broth and possesses a mellow flavor.
Fresh ripe Pu erh Tea brews into a bright red broth possessing a smooth mellow flavor, while old ripe tea brews dark red with a thick mellow flavor.
The flavor, quality and value of Puerh tea constantly increases over time with proper storage. And the longer the better.