Insect Poop Tea


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Insect Poop Tea

Postby auhckw » Nov 25th, '11, 09:59

My friend said the poop is dropping from insect that resides in aged liu bao tea. So it is expensive or hard to get quantity.

It taste like herb tea. Quite sweet. I can accept the taste from the first sip. No disgusting feeling or taste. The poop doesn't stink or melt (lucky... phew).

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Re: Insect Poop Tea

Postby Akuma37 » Nov 25th, '11, 15:51

That's so gross... :shock:
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Re: Insect Poop Tea

Postby sencha » Nov 25th, '11, 19:08

Akuma37 wrote:That's so gross... :shock:

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Why would you drink that? :shock:
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Re: Insect Poop Tea

Postby night.owl » Nov 25th, '11, 19:22

Oh my...

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Re: Insect Poop Tea

Postby shah82 » Nov 25th, '11, 19:30

hot dogs are traditionally nastier than bug poo. Westerners have been drinking bug poo for at least 6 years from now and blogged about it, too.


Folger's coffee grains on the other hand...
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Re: Insect Poop Tea

Postby Drax » Nov 25th, '11, 19:43

Huh, that looks like a filtration system of some sort...? Sort of like a buchner funnel?

Do you just pour the water into the funnel and then it drips down into the glass receptacle?

Either way, thanks for sharing! The topic of poo tea has come up before, and it's always great to have more pictures to see...! :D
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Re: Insect Poop Tea

Postby bearsbearsbears » Nov 25th, '11, 21:37

I have some. It's delicious and a real trip.

Don't knock it til you try it. :roll:
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Re: Insect Poop Tea

Postby bagua7 » Nov 25th, '11, 22:38

Don't complain:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_d624gA ... re=related

Kopi luwak.

Not exactly tea...and apparently delicious :cry:
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Re: Insect Poop Tea

Postby auhckw » Nov 26th, '11, 05:14

Drax wrote:Huh, that looks like a filtration system of some sort...? Sort of like a buchner funnel?

Do you just pour the water into the funnel and then it drips down into the glass receptacle?

Either way, thanks for sharing! The topic of poo tea has come up before, and it's always great to have more pictures to see...! :D


They put the poop on the filter, and pour the water through it. So it was touch and go. Then when the poop flavor has gone down, they soaked it.
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Re: Insect Poop Tea

Postby auhckw » Nov 26th, '11, 05:45

bagua7 wrote:Don't complain:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_d624gA ... re=related

Kopi luwak.

Not exactly tea...and apparently delicious :cry:


I love poop coffee too
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Re: Insect Poop Tea

Postby MarshalN » Nov 26th, '11, 12:02

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Re: Insect Poop Tea

Postby gingkoseto » Nov 27th, '11, 12:34

I've got some samples too and should try it soon :D I was told it's very sweet because honey/sugar is used in its roasting. I've had fried insects before and assume their guts were not cleaned before frying. So I assume the guts of insects are very clean :mrgreen:
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Re: Insect Poop Tea

Postby MarshalN » Nov 27th, '11, 23:54

gingkoseto wrote:I've got some samples too and should try it soon :D I was told it's very sweet because honey/sugar is used in its roasting. I've had fried insects before and assume their guts were not cleaned before frying. So I assume the guts of insects are very clean :mrgreen:


Roasting? What poop tea are you drinking? There's no roasting involved - just straight from the bug's anus.
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Re: Insect Poop Tea

Postby gingkoseto » Nov 28th, '11, 00:04

MarshalN wrote:
gingkoseto wrote:I've got some samples too and should try it soon :D I was told it's very sweet because honey/sugar is used in its roasting. I've had fried insects before and assume their guts were not cleaned before frying. So I assume the guts of insects are very clean :mrgreen:


Roasting? What poop tea are you drinking? There's no roasting involved - just straight from the bug's anus.


The one I got is from Guangxi. Quite a few people told me the stuff was roasted dry, mixed with honey/sugar and roasted again. Probably poop tea from some other places are not roasted.
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Re: Insect Poop Tea

Postby MarshalN » Nov 28th, '11, 00:10

Well, puerh poop tea from Hong Kong is just collected poop.
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