Size and shape may vary. Weight approximately between: 25 - 35 g or 0.8 - 1.0 oz
Black pu-erh can be pinpointed directly to the Kunming Tea Factory in the year 1972. In that year, the government of China, seeking to broaden its economic base, mandated that the Kunming factory develop a new, delicious tea that could be widely marketed. Drawing on centuries of experience, the tea masters of Kunming determined that a black pu-erh was the ticket.
Black pu-erh undergoes a fermentation process in which the tea is processed and stored for a set period of time without being dried completely. The tea is usually either buried in the ground, stored in caves or under damp heavy tarps. Fermenting over time imparts the earthy character typical of most pu-erh teas.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Orange peel is not intended for consumption.
Traditional Chinese brewing method:
Break off enough tea for one cup, (About a TABLESPOON)