“I am feeling bold and daring today so I decided to give this one a shot. There was a time that I thought I would never try pu-erh – the idea of it was just too scary. But then Steepster(ites)...” Read full tasting note
“Finishing up the sample pack of this very fine pu-erh, so I'm using a little more leaf than normal in order to avoid a too-weak cup next time around. At this strength I'm getting more of a roasty...” Read full tasting note
“Smells like mud and worms. Doesn't that really make you want to read the rest of my review for this!? LOL - Trust me...it gets better... The taste is earthy but almost sweet and semi-syrupy -...” Read full tasting note
“Auggy's post inspired me to try this one again. Usually pu-erh helps settle my stomache, and I've been feeling a bit queasy today, so when I read her review the idea to drink some pu-erh popped...” Read full tasting note
Our organic and Fair Trade Certified Special Grade Pu-Erh Tea offers an excellent representation of superior-quality loose grade pu-erh teas manufactured using the Shu Cha or "cooked” method of production. It hails from the Jing Mai Mangjing region of China’s southwestern Yunnan province, made from the 1300-year-old tea trees found there – some of the world’s oldest living tea trees. The medium-sized, tightly-rolled leaves render a rich, dark brown infusion, with mellow earthiness and good body.
Sustainability is a cornerstone of Arbor Teas’ business philosophy. In addition to offering an exclusively organic selection of teas, they recently became the first tea company to offer their whole catalog in 100% backyard compostable packaging. They’ve also carbon-offset the entire supply chain of their products, from origin to the customer, making Arbor Teas the greenest option for Earth-conscious tea drinkers, and one of few tea companies recognized by Green America.
Samples are available on ArborTeas.com
We’re tea enthusiasts with a lot of passion. Passion for top quality tea, the environment, fair trade, and our community. We started Arbor Teas in Ann Arbor, Michigan, intent on creating a tea company as passionate as we are. Our passion is reflected in every aspect of Arbor Teas. You’ll certainly notice it in the exceptional collection of teas we offer - one of the largest catalogs of USDA certified organic teas around, nearly three-quarters of which are Fair Trade Certified®.
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