Ancient Tree Shou Pu'er Tea Resin (2017) TEA MASTER SERIES
ABOUT THIS TEA:
2017 Ancient Tree Shou Pu’er Tea Resin
Source: Qianjiazhai Wild Tea Trees (100+ Years)
Tea Resin is basically condensed, “ready to drink” tea in pellet form that dissolves within about a minute to create a strong, smooth, and complex-flavored pitcher of tea.
Tea Resin is created by boiling tea leaves and filtering the tea 10 times through a series of fine mesh filters. The resulting crystal-clear tea liquid has no solids left in it. This filtered tea essence is then reduced to a thick paste which is shaped into pellets and dried solid.
The resin can then be dissolved anytime in a mug or pitcher, creating a strong, deep brew with notes of chocolate and dried date, along with a distinctive woody aftertaste which shows its true identity as ancient tree tea.
Originally created for Chinese medicinal purposes, tea resin is the best way to drink high quality tea with no preparation or equipment needed. It’s even simpler than a tea bag, since it dissolves to nothing in the cup with no waste.
Each tiny tea resin pellet can brew 16 ounces of concentrated tea which can drunk straight or cut with hot water to taste, creating several mug’s worth of tea.
This tea resin comes from wild tea trees on Qianjiazhai mountain over 100 years old. It is then fermented into shou, or “cooked” pu’er tea, and then converted into tea resin.
This is perfect for coffee lovers who want strong, bold flavor out of a big cup without needing to worry about steep times or temperatures.
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A Note from Jesse
Hello Tea Friends!
This summer I got to go way into the wilds of Yunnan, to the tea village of Qianjiazhai where Sister Ai's tea farm has tea trees over 1000 years old!
Sister Ai is the god-daughter of my friend Jia Laoshi, a tea expert and author who writes for "Chinese Tea Person" 中华茶人 magazine.
A third-generation tea farmer, Sister Ai picks tea from wild tea trees in the primordial forests of Yunnan that are closed to all traffic except for the locals.
The Tea Master Series boxes is a collaboration between Sister Ai and me - we tried many single-source teas from her mountain and selected these exceptional teas for their quality, taste, purity, and value.