Tea 101

Everything About the King of Tea Lao Ban Zhang

What is Lao Ban Zhang? Lao Ban Zhang (老班章) is a natural village located in the Bulang Mountain Township of Menghai County, Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province, China. It is about 60 kilometers away from Menghai County. The average altitude of Lao Ban Zhang Village is about 1700 meters. What really made " Lao Ban Zhang" famous is the pu-erh tea produced there. Lao Ban Zhang is a type of premium Raw Pu-erh tea, which is one of the most famous and expensive Pu-erh teas in the world, known for its exceptional quality and unique flavor profile. Lao Ban Zhang tea is...

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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 arbor tree leaves 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...

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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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