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

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How to know if a Pu-erh tea is for me 409
How to remove the paper on a Pu-erh cake (Nei-Fei) effortlessly 875
Ou-Dui scent vs wet storage scent 558
Production date is not always the harvest year 978
Best time for the ripened (Shou) Pu-erh's consumption 974
Why are Pu-erh teas wrapped in Bamboo leaves? 1132
What is Pu-erh Mao Cha 866
Are all Pu-erh teas the older the better? 952
What is Pu-erh Suo Hou 960
Pu-erh cakes, bricks, Tuo Cha and loose, what are the differences? 1579
Is Pu-erh tea black tea? 1529
Is aged pu-erh always of premium quality? 1868
What method was used to process them eg sun dried or oven cooked or pan fry as i understand this effects ageing 1925
I would like to know the ageing potential of the raw and cooked stuff that you have 1827
Firstly i would like to know what grades your pu erh is 2009
Pu-erh tea cakes, Tuocha or loose? 2108
Pu-erh tea, tips only or leaves or twigs? 2066
What pu-erh tea should I buy? raw or ripened? 2302