Sticky Rice Puer Tea
"I love this type of puer: bold yet smooth at the same time. And no joke – it tastes EXACTLY like sticky rice!" -Georgia C.
Description: This a combination of classic shu puer with a widely used Chinese herb called Nuo Mi Xiang, which gives this tea the flavor of "sticky rice" - a delicacy known in Asian restaurants around the world. The cup is smooth, rich, slightly sweet, and earthy. This tea is pressed into small heart shaped, foil-wrapped pieces (5 grams). One piece per large mug or small pot.
Suggested Steeping Instructions:
3 grams | 8 oz water | 212°F | Steep 3 min.
Traditional Steeping Instructions:
6 grams | 6 oz water | 195°F | Rinse 5 sec. | Steep 30 sec.
puer tea, sticky rice leaves (Nuo Mi Xiang, Semnostachya menglaensis H.P.Tsui)
Number of Cups:
2 oz makes 19 cups, 4 oz makes 38 cups, 1 lb makes 151 cups