2012 Yiwu Bo He Tang, Sheng (Raw), Old Tree, Autumn Harvest

A unique sheng (raw) puerh, this pleasant brew unfolds with layers of thick, languid wild flower honey, yielding to a pleasant astringency and a finish of spice, dried mango and notes of spring wildflower. Bo He is one of the six famous Puerh mountains east of the Langcang river. Dry stored in Jinghong. 

Origin: Yiwu, Xishuangbanna Prefecture, Yunnan Province - Autumn Harvest  Producer: Cha Lao Guai

Brewing Instructions:

Using a puerh knife, tip of a paring knife or with your hand, gently pry leaves from the pressed cake.

Rinsing the Leaves: It is common practice to rinse puerh leaves just before steeping.  Simply pour freshly boiled water over leaves, quickly swirl the leaves in the cup and strain, discarding water. Proceed with brewing.

Amount: 1 tsp per 8oz/250ml of water 

Water Temperature: 195ºF/90ºC

Bring fresh, cold spring water to a boil.

Brew 4-6 minutes

All puerh may enjoy multiple infusions; for each successive steep, slightly increase brewing time, being careful to drain vessel in it’s entirety before adding fresh water to the warm leaves.