'Ripened’ or ‘Cooked’ Pu erh Cake 100g


'Ripened’ or ‘Cooked’ Pu erh Cake 100g

Imparting a smooth and earthy flavour, this premium ripened Pu erh cake is produced in Yunnan, using a specialist technique known as Wet Piling.

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Tea Story

This premium ripe Pu erh tea produces a dark red brew with a mild, earthy flavour. Ripened Pu erh - also known as ‘Cooked’ Pu erh or ‘Shou’ - is made in Yunnan, China by using a clever method, that imitates the long aging process of the original Pu erh teas, which take years to develop flavour complexity.

The process approximates the aging process, by prolonged bacterial and fungal fermentation in a warm and humid environment. Under controlled conditions, producers use a technique called ‘Wet Piling’, which involves piling, dampening, and turning the tea leaves. The piling, wetting, and mixing of the piled tea, ensures an even fermentation. The ripening process typically takes anywhere from six months to a year.

Pu Erh tea gets its name from Pu’er City which is located in the south of Yunnan province of China. Tea has been cultivated in this part of China for around four thousand years and it is the oldest tea region in the world. The historic popularity of teas from this region, owes much to the many trade routes that flowed through the province. 

Year of Production: 2012

Diameter: 11cm

Ingredients: Pure 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.


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Brewing Guidance

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Perfect gift for friend
Tuesday, 28 January 2020  |  Mor

Actually I have not tried this one yet. It was a gift for a friend, but she was happy


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Great service, fast delivery
Wednesday, 24 July 2019  |  Ruslan

Tea that i expect. Great service. Fast delivery.


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This was a very good Pu'erh
Saturday, 19 January 2019  |  Stephen

This was a very good Pu'erh but I have a lot of good Pu'erh and while this was a very enjoyable brew it did not stand out and while I could get a few steeps using a small Yixing pot it was not as good a number of some other Pu'erhs.


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Earthy and mossy taste
Wednesday, 12 December 2018  |  Chris

I don't like this tea its earthy n mossy n almost damp tasting , maybe my taste buds or it aacquired Taste , I'll keep trying it at different temps n amounts and see if it grows on me , I'm not experienced enough with this type tea to judge it , so can't say if it's poor tea or just me not liking


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Excellent authentic Pu Ehr
Sunday, 31 December 2017  |  Jacques

This Pu Ehr tea is a gorgeous everyday drink I would highly recommend.


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