How to Brew Pu’erh Teas?

How to Brew Pu’erh Teas?

Use A Teapot

1. Prepare the Teaware: Choose the appropriate amount of Pu'erh tea based on the teapot's capacity. Typically, 8 grams of tea is suitable for a 150 ml teapot.

2. Warm and Clean the Teaware: Rinse the teapot and cups with hot water to warm them and ensure cleanliness.

3. Add the Tea: Place the Pu'erh tea leaves into the teapot.

4. Wake the Tea: Quickly rinse the tea leaves with boiling water and immediately discard the water to awaken the tea's aroma and flavor.

5. First Steep: Refill the teapot with boiling water, cover with the lid, and steep for 20-30 seconds. Adjust the steeping time based on personal taste.

6. Pour the Tea: Pour the tea into a  fairness cup (gongdao bei), then distribute it into individual teacups.

7. Continue Steeping: Repeat steps 5 and 6, gradually increasing the steeping time by a few seconds with each infusion until the flavor diminishes.

 

 

 

Use A Gaiwan

1. Prepare the Teaware: Choose the appropriate amount of Pu'erh tea. Typically, 8 grams of tea is suitable for a 100 ml gaiwan.

2. Warm and Clean the Teaware: Rinse the gaiwan and cups with hot water to warm them and ensure cleanliness.

3. Add the Tea: Place the Pu'erh tea leaves into the gaiwan.

4. Wake the Tea: Quickly rinse the tea leaves with boiling water and immediately discard the water to awaken the tea's aroma and flavor.

5. First Steep: Refill the gaiwan with boiling water, cover with the lid, and steep for 20-30 seconds. Adjust the steeping time based on personal taste.

6. Pour the Tea: Pour the tea into a fairness cup (gongdao bei), then distribute it into individual teacups.

7. Continue Steeping: Repeat steps 5 and 6, gradually increasing the steeping time by a few seconds with each infusion until the flavor diminishes.

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