Pu-erh Tea FAQs

pu-erh teaPu-erh tea is a special class of Chinese teas, with unique characteristics such as being compressed (in cakes, nudgets or bricks) and posting fermenting.

Pu-erh has gained quite some celebrity status during recent years due to their weight reducing property. They are however many questions being asked about this ancient Chinese beverage.

Valley Green Tea offers some answers here and please send in your questions if you have any and we will endeavour to provide some insight into this what we call nourishing tea in China.

Valley Green Tea has a group chat for those who have questions or experiences to share and discuss. We would love to have you in the group at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/puerhtealovers

List of articles in category Pu-erh tea FAQs
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Elements with significant impact on Pu-erh tea's aging process Hits: 144
How to know if a Pu-erh tea is for me Hits: 849
How to remove the paper on a Pu-erh cake (Nei-Fei) effortlessly Hits: 1715
Ou-Dui scent vs wet storage scent Hits: 1085
Production date is not always the harvest year Hits: 1416
Best time for the ripened (Shou) Pu-erh's consumption Hits: 1359
Why are Pu-erh teas wrapped in Bamboo leaves? Hits: 1726
What is Pu-erh Mao Cha Hits: 1326
Are all Pu-erh teas the older the better? Hits: 1371
What is Pu-erh Suo Hou Hits: 1426
Pu-erh cakes, bricks, Tuo Cha and loose, what are the differences? Hits: 2255
Is Pu-erh tea black tea? Hits: 1951
Is aged pu-erh always of premium quality? Hits: 2291
What method was used to process them eg sun dried or oven cooked or pan fry as i understand this effects ageing Hits: 2339
I would like to know the ageing potential of the raw and cooked stuff that you have Hits: 2249
Firstly i would like to know what grades your pu erh is Hits: 2444
Pu-erh tea cakes, Tuocha or loose? Hits: 2598
Pu-erh tea, tips only or leaves or twigs? Hits: 2508
What pu-erh tea should I buy? raw or ripened? Hits: 2713