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2015 Lao Tong Zhi Old Comrade ‘Fen Dou’ Raw Pu Erh Tea Cake 357g

2015 Lao Tong Zhi Old Comrade ‘Fen Dou’ Raw Pu Erh Tea Cake 357g

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$64.95
Product code: 453

Quick Overview:

As what we can expected from one of Yunnan’s most reputable factory: a premium raw pu erh tea cake that increases your ‘fighting spirit’ (fen dou) with it’s intense after taste and strong fragrance.
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This cake is produced by one of Yunnan’s most famous pu erh makers, known as the Haiwan Tea Factory. It's pressed under it’s premium brand ‘Lao Tong Zhi’ which means ‘Old Comrade’.

By just removing the wrapper, we could sense a strong fragrance of this raw cake. The strong and fatty leaves are relatively tightly compressed in a round cake. While the cake was compressed in 2015, it was made from a blend of 3-5 years pre-aged leaves (mao cha) at that time.

Brewing 8 grams of this tea result in a golden yellow soup which is translucent and bright. The taste thick and smooth. It starts slight bitter and highly fragrant, but quickly transforms into a caramel like sweetness that covers fully covers the mouth. Then the ‘cha qi’ kicks in, increasing our mental state and spirit. This is a highly welcome boost, as we’re now ready to work after this wonderful tasting session.

Additional Information

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 2-5 gram
Tablespoons / 500ml (17 oz) n/a
Tea Year 2015
Tea Season Spring
Tea Caffeine Content high
Tea Region Menghai
Tea Province Yunnan
Gluten-free yes
Tea in Chinese 老同志奋斗生茶饼

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