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Sample Pack Phou San Looseleaf Tea - Laos

Sample Pack Phou San Looseleaf Tea - Laos

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Phou San Mountain Dark is a hand-rolled, sheng pu'er-style dark tea grown on Phou San Mountain in the northeastern province of Xiangkhouang, Laos. Like pu'ers from Yunnan, China, this Laotian version is plucked, withered, panned, rolled and dried in the sun, allowing enzymatic and microbiological activities to begin the fermentation process. Under good storage conditions, it will continue to ripen over years, developing complex characteristics. Phou San Mountain Dark is at an early stage in the process and the tea's taste is characterized by a sweet earthiness reminiscent of honey and stone fruit. Brewing instructions: Amount: 2 grams of loose tea per cup of water (a pinch) Temperature: 195 - 212 degrees (A full rolling boil or just below) Steep time: 30 seconds - 3 minutes. Tip: Rinse the leaves before steeping to "awaken" them. 1. Place the dry leaves in a cup 2. Pour over the hot water and wait 3 - 5 seconds 3. Discard water using a strainer 4. Then steep leaves normally