2014 Trailhead Tea YinYang RAW Puer - from Trailhead Tea, Sedona, Arizona
AnAGED RAW/SHENG PUER is composed of spring and autumn 2012-2014 plantation and wild arbor leaves from over 20 different growing areas in Yunnan Province, China (including YiWu, Menghai, Lancang, JingGu, WuLiang, MengKu, & YongDe). Created as balanced tea that has both slight bitterness and astringency, is starting to be smooth and mellow now, and will continue to age well. Fairly floral, with very slight smoky notes and strong caramel sugarcane aroma and taste. Long aftertaste.
MODERATELY TO HIGHLY CAFFEINATED (approx 30-50% of the caffeine as coffee)
AVAILABLE AS: 12.6 OZ Whole Cake, 2 OZ TastingSample
Whole cake size is 12.6 ounces of compressed full leaf tea, which yields approximately 150 first cups. Tasting sample is 2 ounce for about 25 first cups.
BREWING: One broken piece the approx volume of a teaspoon (tenth of an ounce or 3 grams) for every 8 oz of boiling 200-212°F fresh water. Steep for 1-2 minutes or to desired taste. Can re-infuse up to 10 times by adding 15-30 seconds to each additional infusion.
Trailhead Tea: Sedona & Northern Arizona's Full-Leaf Tea Department Store