Posts tagged 'Pu erh tea'

Dry Throat & Mouthfeel (Locked Throat) After Drinking Pu Erh Tea? Here's The Explanation

As a tea lover you may have experience excessive dryness in the throat after drinking tea. In China we called this a ‘locked throat’ or suokou (锁喉). In the West, it’s known as a dry mouthfeel or dry throat.

April 21, 2019

Pu Erh Tea: Wet-Storage Versus Dry-Storage

What's the difference between wet-storage and dry-storage. How does this affect the aging, and eventually the taste and aroma of pu erh tea? Find it out now.

December 11, 2018

Pu Erh Tea Taste Explained!

Read this, and become better at appreciating and buying pu erh tea!

November 19, 2018

How to Make Pu erh Tea Taste Better

Ok, so you’ve had an awful pu erh tea experience. The question is: “Now what?” You can throw your tea in the garbage can, or try to ‘fix’ it with this guide!

June 12, 2018

How To Store Pu Erh Tea Properly?

How should you store pu erh tea? Aging your pu erh optimally while taking into account important pu erh tea storage factors such as humidity and temperature.

November 28, 2017

Pu Erh Tea Blend Versus Single Origin

When buying pu erh tea, some people care whether the tea is a blend of leaves or single origin tea. There's a lot of negative perception on the word 'blend' amongst tea lovers. The common belief is that low quality leaves are blended, while good tea is pure. However, blends aren't necessary bad. Big brands like Xiaguan and Dayi both offer pu erh that are mostly blended. Learn more about the advantages and disadvantages of pu erh blends versus pure pu erh.

November 22, 2017

The 2007 Pu erh Tea Market Crash: The Boom And Bust Revisited

For China’s Pu erh tea market, the Spring of 2007 was more like a cold hard winter with unexpected blizzards. After an acute rise, Pu erh price dropped shockingly fast. It's now 10 years later. Let's take a look back at this turbulent period of time.

May 17, 2017

New 2017 Dayi Small Pu Erh Tea Cakes: 7542 & 7572 Recipes

The old ones are sold out, but luckily we've some new ones lined up!

May 15, 2017

What is Sticky Rice Pu Erh Tea (Nuo Mi Xiang Cha)

One particularly popular pu erh is the ‘sticky rice pu erh tea’ also known as ‘nuo mi xiang cha’. As the name already reveals it indeed has the flavour of sticky rice.

May 5, 2017

Tea History: What Is 'Border Sales Tea' (Bian Xiao Cha)?

There's a tea term known as 'border sales tea' or 'bian xiao cha' (边销茶). Find out what this is all about!

October 18, 2016

What is Qi Zi Bing? Why Are Pu Erh Cakes 357 Gram?

Find the answer in this post.

August 19, 2016

What Determines Pu Erh Tea Prices?

Pu erh tea, it can be super cheap or exceptionally expensive. What are the factors that determine the price? Find out.

August 18, 2016