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A wonderful day for a cup of your favorite tea, isn’t it?

My name is Jens and if you enjoy tea as much as I do, you have come to the right place! This blog is all about making and sharing experiences while I try to provide in depth information about tea, teaware and tea culture.

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Why You Should Rinse Your Pu Erh Tea

Why You Should Rinse Your Pu Erh Tea

    It is common practice to rinse Pu Erh tea at least once before you start brewing. You might have started this habit without truly understanding why you would want to do this. Rinsing your tea is part of traditioal chinese tea ceremonies, but has...

How To Cold Brew Oolong Tea

How To Cold Brew Oolong Tea

Cold brewing tea is easily the best method to enjoy tea in the hotter summer days. Teas with less heavy and more fruity or floral notes create very tasty and refreshing tea. There are a few things you need to know in order to produce the perfect cold brew from oolong...

Ideal Humidity Levels For Pu Erh Tea Storage

Ideal Humidity Levels For Pu Erh Tea Storage

While there definately are limits to the humidity levels that can be chosen, in the end it comes down to personal preference depending on which taste you want your tea to develop in the future. Anyone who further and further expands their Pu Erh tea collection will...

Why Pu Erh Tea Upsets Your Stomach And How To Prevent It

Why Pu Erh Tea Upsets Your Stomach And How To Prevent It

Sometimes after drinking a lot of Pu Erh tea, you may not feel well. Symptoms like nausea and a upset stomach are common when drinking too much tea at the wrong time. Here you will learn what causes these symptoms and how you can prevent yourself from becoming...

Why Your Pu Erh Tea Tastes Like Fish

Why Your Pu Erh Tea Tastes Like Fish

Sometimes with cooked (fermented) Pu Erh tea, you may notice an unpleasant and fishy smell or taste. While this luckily is not extermely common, it could easily throw you off cooked pu erh tea. Even if you got your hands on one of these disgustingly fishy teas, do not...

Does Cooked Pu Erh Tea Contain Caffeine?

Does Cooked Pu Erh Tea Contain Caffeine?

Have you ever tried to drink raw Pu Erh tea in the late evening and been kept awake for hours on end? Cooked Pu Erh tea is fermented and aged artificially and could, according to rumor, be a solution to this problem. A valid alternative if you are not allowed to...

How To Store Loose Pu Erh Tea

How To Store Loose Pu Erh Tea

By the time your collection starts to grow faster than you are able to drink your tea, you might be asking yourself how you should store the your loose Pu Erh tea correctly. You want it to age properly, don't you? Pu Erh tea can be stored as cakes or loose, which has...

What Is Da Hong Pao Tea?

What Is Da Hong Pao Tea?

Wheter you are completely new to tea or already addicted, you will sooner or later come across a tea known as Da Hong Pao. Since you have landed on this post, I expect you want to find out more about this specific tea. This post is about the meaning and unique origin...