‘Ripened’ or ‘Cooked’ Pu erh Cake 250g


‘Ripened’ or ‘Cooked’ Pu erh Cake 250g

This quality Ripened Pu erh cake from Yunnan imparts a mild, earthy flavour. Produced using a specialist method that emulates years of agEing.

Price:  £19.95(VAT Free)
  (5 Reviews)


Tea Story

This high-quality Pu erh cake imparts a mild, earthy flavour that is a result of a unique post-fermentation process. The reddish-brown, compressed tea leaves give a dark red brew which is wonderful to enjoy after a heavy meal. Ripened Pu erh tea - also known as ‘Cooked’ Pu erh or ‘Shou’ - is produced by Pu erh experts in Yunnan, China using a specialist method that emulates the ageing process of un-cooked Pu erh teas.

The process approximates the ageing process by prolonged bacterial and fungal fermentation in a warm humid environment under controlled conditions - a technique known as "Wet Piling". This method was invented in the 1970s in response to increased demand for Pu erh teas from the West. The process ensures that the tea leaves develop the same earthy-deep flavour that is caused by years of ageing.

To get the most authentic brewing result, we recommend that you use a Gaiwan and follow the instructions in our Pu erh Brewing Guide.

Store you Pu erh cake in a sealed cardboard box, away from any exposure to odours from cooking.

Diameter: 15cm

Year of Production: 2009

Ingredients: Compressed Chinese Pu erh Tea.

*Note: Our Brewing Guidance below is based on the Modern Western Method. To find out how to brew your Pu Erh tea following the Traditional Chinese Method, read our blog post here.


Region & Time of Harvest

This tea is harvested all year round in the Yunnan province of China.


Tasting Notes


Brewing Guidance

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Good idea for a gift!
Wednesday, 27 June 2018  |  Robert

They were a gift. recipients said it was good


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great tea
Saturday, 18 November 2017  |  Shoko

I love this Pu erh tea, it has a very smooth taste with earthy flavour.


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perfect tea
Monday, 6 November 2017  |  Verena

very delicious


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High quality product
Wednesday, 6 July 2016  |  Sarah

Excellent and prompt customer service with a high quality product.


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Pu Erh
Monday, 4 April 2016  |  David

The cake breaks up easily and is a smooth taste. Would prefer it as a 500g cake


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