Pu Shock

One of the intentionally aged teas, Pu-Erh has a loyal following.

Pu Shock

Postby hop_goblin » Mar 11th, '08, 14:35

Have you guys ever taken the time to read some of the reviews on Adagio's website on their pu po and pu dante? God, I laughed myself sick reading their first impressions on their first taste of pu! I can imagine what they must of looked like! Something possibly like this - :shock: lol Just rich!

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Postby olivierco » Mar 11th, '08, 14:55

Not as hilarious as this steap episode 21

and I am not talking about their childish jokes on "pu er"

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Postby Space Samurai » Mar 11th, '08, 15:24

Is that how its pronounced? Pu-er? I have always head it like pu-air.

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Postby Space Samurai » Mar 11th, '08, 15:28

:roll: I can only imagine what a misc shupu that's been boiled for seven minutes would taste like.

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Postby hop_goblin » Mar 11th, '08, 16:49

Space Samurai wrote:Is that how its pronounced? Pu-er? I have always head it like pu-air.



Space you are correct. It supposed to soudn like pu-air. However, with more of a 'soft' a, breaking into the er. Like someone doesn't want to annunciate the air part but has to. Boy it is hard describing sounds in text. :D

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Postby tenuki » Mar 11th, '08, 17:56

funny funny stuff. I'm taking another go at puerh, suffering my own private version of puerh shock today.

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Postby TaiPing Hou Kui » Mar 20th, '08, 20:09

The one "steeping" episode is absolutely ridiculous. Im sure a lot of producers and avid Pu fanatics in China are thinking ....."how did we let the westerners get a hold of this stuff!?...."

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Postby silverneedles » Mar 20th, '08, 20:54

i thought its pronounced

poo'uhhh
or
poo'uhhr

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Postby Wesli » Mar 20th, '08, 22:08

"hphoo'uarh"

yeeeeea

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Postby Sydney » Mar 21st, '08, 19:02

Surely there's an entry in the Klingon Dictionary to answer the question.

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Postby hop_goblin » Mar 21st, '08, 19:20

Trik-lat-dar ... Klingon for Pu-erh!

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Postby Eastree » Mar 21st, '08, 20:58

Perhaps the name originated from a light brew lover's first sip. Rather, the quote of the first person who brewed it a bit too long.

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Postby silverneedles » Mar 21st, '08, 21:05

one day, tea boy was playing with him..errr... his yixing...

la-di-da-deee-daaa ...
...
then suddenly a disturbance !

*knock knock*

Whose there?

Tea delivery sample from secret admirer!

...oh boy !
and he brews up a little piece of the black looking tea

...and takes a sip....

aaaah POOOOO !!!! .... phewwww ... poooo ... errrr? ... hmmmm... interresting ....

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Postby Eastree » Mar 21st, '08, 21:36

I was thinking more
<guy1>"Here's some leaf of a new kind of tea I've found!"
<guy2>"Thanks!"
*guy2 goes home to brew it, gets caught up in reading or meditating*
<guy2>*sip* "PUARHH!"

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Postby augie » Mar 24th, '08, 12:05

olivierco wrote:Not as hilarious as this steap episode 21


OMG! Thank you for posting this! Not even AUGIE would steep PuEhr for 7 mintues!!! :lol: Nice to watch a couple of "experts" who make me look brilliant!

olivierco wrote:and I am not talking about their childish jokes on "pu er"[/size]


I likened it to an episode of Sesame STreet:
Poooo Ehrrrrr
Pooo Ehrrr
Poo Ehrr
Po Ehr . . . . pu ehr! :D

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