Marlene wrote:There is a difference. Green pu erh or sheng/raw pu erh is composed of unprosessed leaves. Kind of like green tea
Marlene wrote:Although I've been told that the term 'green' in refrence to pu erh tea in asian markets means it's been aged less than 3 years.
Marlene wrote:In asian terminology, black is used for all pu erhs.
Marlene wrote:Black pu erhs are smooth, very earthy and mellow. They were invented in order to get the smooth taste of an aged green without the wait. Green pu erhs taste green and sharp at first, then as they age, they mellow out and get earthy.
teachat wrote:May i suggest sample plenty of pu-erh cakes before you find ones u want to store...cause it would kindof suck if you aged a cake a plus 5+ years...and the day comes where u try it ..you dont even like it haha.
teachat wrote:Once my roommate moves out, I'm going to be using her room as a computer/sewing/craft/costume/spare bedroom. I'll be buying some pu-erh bricks to decorate the room. Because it's away from the kitchen and the main bedroom and any bathrooms, I think it will be a good place to store and age my bricks. What to you all think?