2020 Zodiac Rat Ripe Pu-erh Tea

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 Chinese zodiac culture is an integral part of traditional Chinese culture, rooted in the lunar calendar and astrological beliefs. The Chinese zodiac consists of twelve animal signs, with each animal representing a year in a twelve-year cycle. The twelve animals are the Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig.

In 2008, Chen Shenghao infused zodiac culture into products and launched the zodiac raw and ripe tea series. This is a collection of raw Puerh and ripe Puerh.


In 2019, this collection completed the first round of "Twelve Zodiac Reunion." 2020 is the year of the Rat, Chen Sheng Hao proudly presents the second version of "Ling Shu Zhao Cai" (灵鼠招财),  meaning to wish people wisdom and courage in the new year, to seize opportunities, and to achieve success and wealth.

In Chinese culture, the Rat is considered a symbol of intelligence, wit, and adaptability. The year of the Rat is believed to be a time of new beginnings, opportunities, and good fortune, as well as being a time to use one's intelligence and resourcefulness to achieve success.

The Ripe Puerh selected fermented large-leaf arbor tree leaves. The brewed liquor shows beautiful bright red wine color. The tea shows wine red color, clean and bright with a unique aging aroma. The taste is mellow and smooth. 

  

  

Product Details

Type
Ripe Pu'er (Shou Pu'er)
Quantity & Shape 1 Tea Cake
Weight 357g
Harvest Year 2020
Certifications China Green Food (Grade A)
Tea Source Blended (Multi-Region)
Age of Tea Trees > 100 years
Harvest Area
Yunnan Province, China
Tea Factory Menghai Chensheng Tea Industry Co., Ltd.
Water Ratio Every 7g tea leaves served with 120ml water
Temperature 203°F  ~ 212°F (95°C ~ 100°C)


Infusing Tips

For raw Pu-erh, it is recommended to use 5-7g per brew, and for ripe tea, it is recommended to use 7-10g per brew.

1-6 Infusions

The tea should be steeped for 5 seconds after pouring water, without being overstepped to avoid bitterness.

7-12 Infusions

The brewing time can be extended by 5-10 seconds.

Over 12 Infusions

The brewing time can be extended by 10-30 seconds.

*      Mastering the steeping time according to your own taste, Da Shu Cha (Large-leaf arbor tree tea) can be brewed 15-20 times or more.


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