Description: The most common shape of Pu Erh tea is in round and flat shape that looks like a piece of pizza. But the original shape of Pu Erh tea is loose leaf form that is just like green tea. If we are to select Pu Erh in its producing area in Yunnan, the Pu Erh prepared for tasting is mostly in loose leaf form. It is the trader who purchase loose leaf Pu Erh and compress it into whatever shape that we desire. The reason to compress Loose Pu Erh Tea is for logistics convenience. Compressed form is less bulky and therefore much easier to carry for long distance traveling. The shape of Pu Erh has nothing to do with its quality, unless manufacturer made a mistake while drying.
One of the advantages of the loose form is that there are many whole leaves to be found. This makes studying the origin, type and quality of the leaf material easier. It's also easier to prepare small samplers.
Some of the material we choose to keep loose as maocha. We're giving you the opportunity to try these teas. These are handmade, farm fresh teas made with quality and love. This tea will more than please your expectations. This tea is delicate with a floral fragrance. It is a real delight to drink and would be a perfect daily drinker.
Brewing Guide: Use 5-10 grams of leaves and brew with 75-150ml ( 2.5-5oz ) of water at or near boiling. Rinse twice for a few seconds each. Start with quick steeps under 10s. With each re-steep adjust the steep time to your taste.