aging puer in a sealed vessel

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aging puer in a sealed vessel

Postby yalokinh » Aug 26th, '13, 23:22

If i bought a clay storage vessel for a tong, and sealed it with a tong inside, would the tea age well? How would it change in contrast open air storage?

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Re: aging puer in a sealed vessel

Postby Exempt » Aug 26th, '13, 23:59

There are a million different opinions on this. Use the search for thing like storage, aging, pumidor, humidor and stuff like that

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Re: aging puer in a sealed vessel

Postby AllanK » Aug 27th, '13, 11:32

yalokinh wrote:If i bought a clay storage vessel for a tong, and sealed it with a tong inside, would the tea age well? How would it change in contrast open air storage?


One Puerh company rep, I think the guy who runs Puerhshop, told me to store Puerh in a paper bag with an open plastic bag over it to allow it to breathe. It might have been Larry at Purepuer.com who told me this advice I am not sure. I do store some of my Puerh in a giant Yixing container I bought from Larry at Purepuer.com. There is a post about it here somewhere with photos, do a search for Giant Yixing Container to see it. It will hold two to three tongs.

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