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China Pu-Erh Tuo Cha, Size 1

Small tuo chas (compressed cakes) of Shou Pu-Erh tea, with each tuo cha an ideal size for making approximately two cups. The liquor is dense and black. Multiple infusions are often made from this tea.
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Steeping Suggestions
Leaf Quantity: 2.25 g/6oz cup
Steep Time: 6-7 min.
Water Temperature: 212 degrees (boiling)
China Pu-Erh Tuo Cha, Size 1 Reviews
Overall Rating: 5.0 / 5.0 (based on 5 reviews)

Absolutely delicious!
Trevor – MA – June 22, 2020

This is my all-time favorite black tea, with a wonderfully rich aroma and full flavor. A terrific way to start my day. And the convenient individually-wrapped cakes—one cake makes one large cup—are perfect. This tea doesn't get bitter with steeping, so steep for at least 5 minutes for best results.

Excellent every-day Pu Erh
J – MA – April 05, 2020

This is my favorite Pu-Erh, by far. It's dark, woody, and strong. By my taste, every brewing is perfect and it can't be over-steeped. This tea allows me to be really lazy; I put a tuo cha and hot water in a thermos with a filter top and let it steep indefinitely (I drink 2-3 of these per day). It also makes excellent cold-brew tea in summer.

Only one strength of cup
Mark – CA – October 26, 2019

Unlike other cakes or even tuo chas I've had, this one dissolves into a fannings (dust) style in seconds, making any strength other than very high all but impossible on the first brew. While it has a reasonable pu-erh flavor, it misses some of the subtlety I get on other pu-erh offerings. Good for 3 brewings of 11oz mugs.

Very Good PU ERH, woodsy, deep and complex flavors
Mary – OR – November 10, 2017

I will admit at first being a little concerned being that the other Pu erh teas I have had were at least quarter size because I steep my teas in a dedicated french press. These discs are the right size for an 8 cup french press and impressed the tea this special, thank you!

Thumbs Up!
Allen – PA – September 08, 2017

My first Pu-Erh from Upton's. This was everything I was looking for: dark, strong, woody, and it re-steeps well. The size is great for me. Each cake measured just under an inch (24 cm) diameter, which was perfect for these little tulip infusers I got at Ikea. If you're on a budget or just want to try pu-erh, I Highly recommend this tea.

China Pu-Erh Tuo Cha, Size 1 Review