2017 Hekai 100g CakeEvery Day Teas
Our first higher end pressing, for the seasoned puer drinker. From Hekai Village proper, this tea is clean, complex and balanced. Great structure and body from the first cup to last. Notes of pineapple, magnolia, vanilla. Solid finish, throatiness and energetics.
Origin: Hekai Cun, Xishuangbanna Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China
Brewing Suggestions: This tea is best enjoyed when drank in a gongfu style, using a porcelain gaiwan or semi porous pot. Teapot brewing instructions are also available below.
Heat water to boiling (212F/100C). 10g of tea per 6oz of water. Rinse tea before first steep. First steep for 10-20 seconds. Add 5-10 seconds for each additional steep.
We recommend using spring or filtered water. Heat to 195F/90C. Use 2.5g / 1.5 tsp of tea for 12 oz of water. Steep 5-7 minutes.
Storage: All of our Puers are stored in a temperature and humidity controlled space. The humidity is at 70% and the temperature is at 70F. Fresh air is circulated through a ventilation system and teas are checked on 3-4 times a week.
After purchasing any of our Puers, we recommend you giving the tea at least a few days to settle after you have received it before drinking it.