Seven Sons (7543) from Menghai Factory Raw Pu'er from 1987

Sold in 25g increments only. Seven Sons Pu'er (7543) from Menghai factory.

Want to taste a really old Pu'er? This tea has been dry stored since 2003 in my hands. It has a slight rice soup taste, red dates, with a ridiculously sweet aftertaste. It's smooth and silky like a fleece sleeping bag. It's not incredibly viscous, but everything else makes up for it. Limited quantities, as expected.

Brewing tips: Rinse 5 grams tea for a few seconds with water (100°C / 212°F), and discard the rinse, then add more water to brew, and after 5 to 10 seconds pour the tea into a separate cup to drink. By pouring off the tea you can reuse the leaves for subsequent rounds, by adding more water and gradually increasing the steeping time.

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