Green Pu Erh

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Green Pu Erh

Postby Ti » Jun 23rd, '08, 08:06

What is a good temperature to brew Green Puerh?
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Re: Green Pu Erh

Postby hop_goblin » Jun 23rd, '08, 09:21

Ti wrote:What is a good temperature to brew Green Puerh?

Boil then cool for 2 whole breaths or 14 seconds.
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Postby Salsero » Jun 23rd, '08, 12:23

I use just off the boil. If the steep time permits, I pour hot water over the pot to keep the temp up ... and because it is fun.
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Postby Proinsias » Jun 23rd, '08, 13:01

When drinking for pleasure and not analyzing the tea I find alot of newer sheng benefits from lower temps.

The more tea I drink the less use the guidelines become. In the past few days I've had new sheng with water 10mins off the boil, albeit in a partially thermal kettle, and green with boiling water.

Play around, it's fun.

I like having no idea how to brew a tea after cutting through 100g of it and enjoying it all the way.
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