What is “Lao Tong Zhi”?
Lao Tong Zhi is a brand name of the Haiwan Tea Factory (or “Haiwan Tea Industry”). When literally translated it means “Old Friends” or “Old Comrades”.
9968 Recipe/Halal Tea
The recipe used for this cake is from 1999 hence the first two digits are ’99’. The third number ‘6’ represents the grade/size of the leaves and the last digit ‘8’ represents factory (Haiwan Tea Industries). This pu erh tea is Halal certified.
|Steeping time||Gaiwan / yixing teapot: 1 x rinse; 10s, 10s, 15s, 20s, 25s, 30s, etc|
|Steeping temperature||100 °C - 212 °F|
|Leaves per 500ml / 17oz teapot||5 gram|
|Tablespoons / 500ml (17 oz)||n/a|
|Tea Caffeine Content||medium|
|Tea Region||Kunming, Anning|
|Tea in Chinese||海湾老同志生普洱茶砖|