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 43
How to remove the paper on a Pu-erh cake (Nei-Fei) effortlessly 165
Ou-Dui scent vs wet storage scent 167
Production date is not always the harvest year 561
Best time for the ripened (Shou) Pu-erh's consumption 561
Why are Pu-erh teas wrapped in Bamboo leaves? 610
What is Pu-erh Mao Cha 445
Are all Pu-erh teas the older the better? 532
What is Pu-erh Suo Hou 552
Pu-erh cakes, bricks, Tuo Cha and loose, what are the differences? 1028
Is Pu-erh tea black tea? 1136
Is aged pu-erh always of premium quality? 1457
What method was used to process them eg sun dried or oven cooked or pan fry as i understand this effects ageing 1481
I would like to know the ageing potential of the raw and cooked stuff that you have 1403
Firstly i would like to know what grades your pu erh is 1556
Pu-erh tea cakes, Tuocha or loose? 1688
Pu-erh tea, tips only or leaves or twigs? 1649
What pu-erh tea should I buy? raw or ripened? 1838