2016 Ai Lao Shan 100g CakeEvery Day Teas
Now that this tea has had a chance to age for a year, it is starting show some subtle changes. There is an added heft to the tea's flavor and body. It is still very pleasant to drink from the first cup to the last. Good body, structure, flavor and finish. Prominent vegetal and floral notes, with hints of honey and tobacco.
Origin: Qian Jia Zhai, Pu'er Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China
Brewing Suggestions: This tea is really meant to be drank in a gongfu style, using a porcelain gaiwan or semi porous pot. If you must, teapot brewing instructions are 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.