Pu'er Pomelo! - 2008 You Zi Cha - Puerh Cha Aged in a Pomelo (400g/14oz)
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If you like our wild orange pu'er, then we want to take you to the next level with this interesting pu'er tea packed in a pomelo skin, infusing the aging tea with a unique flavor. The presentation of this tea is just irresistable, making it the perfect choice as a gift for any pu'er tea lover.
How is this pomelo pu'er made?
This tea is made by first cutting open the top of the pomelo and then scooping it out. Afterwards, this exotic fruit is filled with a mix of pu'er tea leaves, pomelo flesh and licorice root before it gets steamed multiple times. As a result the taste and aroma of the pomelo and licorice is infused into the tea through processing and aging, giving the brewed tea a unique flavor.
How does this You Zi Cha (Pomelo Pu'er Tea) taste?
The taste of this pu'er tea is intense with notes of citrus. For added citrus taste you can add a bit of the pomelo skin during the infusion. In Chinese medicine, pomelo is typically used for fighting of a cold, sore throat or improve digestion.
What is a pomelo?
The pomelo (also know as pummelo, pommelo, or shaddock) is a crisp citrus fruit originally from South and Southeast Asia. Usually it's pale green to yellow when it's ripe. The pomelo is the largest citrus fruit of all with a 15 to 25 cm or 5.9 to 9.8 inch in diameter. Usually a pomelo fruit weights about 1 to 2 kg (2.2 to 4.4 lb)
|Steeping time||Gaiwan / yixing teapot: 2 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)||1.5 tbsp|
|Tea Caffeine Content||low|
|Tea in Chinese||柚子普洱茶|