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What is Lao Ban Zhang Pu'er tea?

What is Lao Ban Zhang Pu'er tea?

Tea lovers usually refer Lao Ban Zhang (老班章) as the King of raw Pu'er tea. Its flavour is powerful and complex which is bitter with a sweet aftertaste. Tea lovers often describe the taste of Lao Ban Zhang as dominant (霸).  (2020, Lao Ban Zhang, 125g tea cake) Lao Ban Zhang is named after the village that produces the leaves of this tea. Lao Ban Zhang Village is located in BuLang Mountain (布朗山), Xishuang Banna (西双版纳, Yunnan, China. The earliest record on the village’s tea production can be traced back to 1476. (2015, Group photo with Aini minority in front of...

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How is Pu'er tea being made in Chen Sheng Hao?

How is Pu'er tea being made in Chen Sheng Hao?

Explore with VR Check VR: https://cspuerh.com/blogs/tea-101/explore-chen-sheng-hao-with-vr Details For a tea to be called Pu'er, it must be made from the large-leaf subspecies Camellia sinensis and grown in Yunnan Province in China's southwest. It's one of the few teas to be designated a protected origin product by the Chinese government, a rarity in an industry run wild with loose, unregulated terms and limited oversight. In this blog, we will explain to you the production procedure for Pu'er tea from Chen Sheng Hao in this blog.  Chen Sheng Tea industry adheres to the "pharmaceutical concept" to make tea, and pioneers the "out of touch from the ground...

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How to brew Pu'er tea?

How to brew Pu'er tea?

How to brew Pu'er cakes using gaiwan A Gaiwan or Gong Fu style steeping can be an amazing way to explore the flavor of Pu'er tea. Brewing a Pu'er cake in a gaiwan over multiple steepings allows you to experience the flavor at different stages in the extraction process. Starting with a light flavor and cup color, then developing into a dark and rich experience, watch how the tea evolves and until it reaches its full extraction. To brew the raw or ripe Pu-erh Cakes / Bricks, follow the instructions below. Step 1: Pry Pu'er tea cake or brick using Pu'er knife Put the cake on...

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