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Bana Mini Tuo Cha

Bana Mini Tuo Cha
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Weight: 100 grams (as 20 individually wrapped mini tuo chas)
Type: Ripe Pu-erh (fermented)
Grade: unknown
Production area: Menghai, Xishuangbanna Prefecture, Yunnan Province

Taste characteristics:
Mini tuo cha is packaged in a single serving of 5g of tea leaves. It is convenient to use in the office and easy to carry on a trip. However, most mini tuo cha are made with commercial grade materials. In order to source a decent quality mini tuo cha, we knew we needed to press our own. After sampling many of ripe Pu-erh from Master Chanís warehouse in Menghai, we carefully selected the base material for this tea. We also specified how tight we would want the mini tuo cha to be pressed so the flavor can be released quickly. This tea is rich and smooth, leaving a hint of sweetness in your mouth. If you are looking for a daily tea that is delicious and easy to brew, this tea is the perfect choice.
$23.00
for 100 grams (as 20 individually wrapped mini tuo cha cakes)

BREWING INSTRUCTIONS:

To brew in a gaiwan:
Unwrap one mini tuo cha in a gaiwan. Pour hot water (100įC/212įF) in the gaiwan and discard the water when the mini tuo cha starts to break up (approximately 20 seconds) Pour hot water in the gaiwan again and steep to taste according to the suggested brewing time below.

To brew in a cup:
Unwrap one mini tuo cha in a 6 oz. cup. Pour hot water (100įC/212įF) in a cup and discard the water when the mini tuo cha starts to break up (approximately 20 seconds). Pour hot water in the cup again and steep for 20 sec. and drink. Refill hot water when you are ready for a second cup. For a good result, we suggest using a Finum Brewing basket and removing it from the cup when the tea has reached its desirable strength.

BREWING TEMPERATURE:tea temperature

BREWING TIMES:
RINSE
20 sec.
1st BREW
5 sec.
2nd BREW
10 sec.
3rd BREW
10 sec.
4th BREW
20 sec.
5th BREW
30 sec.
6th BREW
40 sec.
7th BREW
1 min.
8th BREW
2 min.
STIMULATION FACTOR: Low
Bana Mini Tuo Cha
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Customer Comments:

Bana Mini Tuo Cha
Perfect for travel
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This is our favorite travel tea.
Throw a couple of tuo cha's in a thermos, fill it up with filtered hot water at any coffee shop and you are good to go!
No mess, no fuss...it gets richer and richer the longer it steeps.
Full body, hints of dried fruit and forest.
I like it so much occasionally I even drink this as thermos tea while sitting at my desk.
Bana Mini Tuo Cha
Tea Time
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Great tea! Fun to read The Tea Girl from Hummingbird Lane and enjoy the history along with the tea!
Bana Mini Tuo Cha
Perfect for work!
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I buy these for my husband so that he can enjoy bowl tea while working at the office.