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Uncovering Pu-erh Tea & Its Brewing Types

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Uncovering Pu-erh Tea &
         Its Brewing Types
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There are 2 classifications of
Pu-erh Tea… What are they?
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    Sheng Pu-erh
[ Raw / Green Pu-erh ]
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Sheng is the original Pu-erh made to age
  many years before being consumed.
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Mao-Cha is the
  immature
 Sheng which
 need correct
  storage &
    aging.
  It is less
 expensive.
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      Shou Pu-erh
[ Ripe / Black Pu-erh ]
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 It can be immediately consumed and is
oxidized to hasten aging. It is cheaper and
    can be consumed within 2-3 years.
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Time required to achieve full
       fermentation:
   Raw                Ripe




20-30Years      Several Months
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          Color or the Brew:




RAW - between golden yellow to orange, the color
 varies depending on age of the tea. Leaves are
          more solid, soft and plump.
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 RIPE – Dark chestnut; Leaves are not
intact, color black and no longer soft.
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           Taste Differences:




RAW - Has similar characteristics to green tea. As
   the tea ages, it improves. Known for strong
 sensations in the mouth and lasting after taste.
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RIPE - Earthy and mild. Ripe Pu-erh is
smooth and tastes like ripened plum.
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Popular Varieties of Pu-Erh Tea:




Pu-Erh Tea Cake Red Dayi 7262 Menghai
    Tea Factory, 2003 (Black/Shou)
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Pu-Erh Tea Brick, Wild Leaves, Ke Yi
    Xing, 1990s (Green/Sheng)
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Pu-Erh Tuo Cha, Xiaguan Tuo, Xiaguan
  Tea Factory, 1990s (Green/Sheng)
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Emperor Pu-Erh Loose Leaf Tea 2000
          (Black/Shou)
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