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What is raw pu-erh tea

Raw pu-erh aka green or sheng pu-erh tea used to be called just pu-erh. It story began about 2000 years ago. In essence, it is a green tea that is roasted 20% less than normal. Because it took many months to transport tea along the silk road, they began pressing it into cakes for compactness.

The main point of raw pu-erh is that it matures slowly, fermenting . The level of fermentation depends on the humidity and temperature of the storage environment. The younger raw pu-erh is, the sweeter, the more floral-fruity its flavor and the more astringency is in it. Brewed young sheng pu-erh tea has a golden-colored infusion. The initial oxidation level is about 10%. During the storage of pu-erh, fermentation by microorganisms is added to the oxidation process.​​ Read more...

A 15-year-old naturally stored raw pu-erh tea is about 50% fermented. Such green pu-erh infuses to a dark red, burgundy liquor. The taste of a 15-year-old sheng has bright tones of dried fruit with hints of expensive wood: teak, sandalwood, etc. Over the years of storage, its tartness considerably decreases. Gradually ripening, green raw pu-erh tea approaches black ripe pu-erh in the level of fermentation, color of infusion, softness of mouthfeel, and flavor notes.

But sheng will never become shou, even a 50-year-old raw pu-erh still differs by taste from an artificially fermented tea. Read less...

The Empire of Hong Tai Chang pu-erh tea

In our store you will find many pu-erh’s named Hong Tai Chang. This famous Chinese brand was founded in the city of Yibang. HTC was at the forefront of the emergence of pu-erh culture in China and It was the leader in pu-erh exporting of that time. Read more...

In the 1930s, Hong Tai Chang Tea House established a branch in Thailand, and later created agency companies in other Southeast Asian countries. In 20 years Hong Tai Chang company had developed into a real pu-erh empire. It had been closed in Yibang after the communist revolution in 1949. But the production of the original Hong Tai Chang pu-erh teas in Thailand is still alive. Traditions of masters are passed on from generation to generation and kept in secret.

Thai pu-erh’s allow you to touch the old school tea, the origins of a real Pu-erh tradition. Read less...

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Early 80s Thai Aged Raw Pu-erh Tea Dry Storage
Sometimes it seems that nothing "new from the old" is possible to find already, that I’ve searched all the places around. But the stars fall from the sky, and the tea pops up when the right moment com..
$11.00
1980 Thai Aged Raw Pu-erh Tea Wet Storage
This raw (sheng) wet storage pu-erh tea has been aging since 1980. It was made from Thai old tea trees material, Chiang Rai province. Thai storage all the way long including wet period. Exterior of..
$10.00
1988 Yuen Neun Hong Tai Chang Aged Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
The original old sheng from the famous brand Hong Tai Chang. Delivered directly from the warehouse of the factory, where it was produced and stored since 1988. It’s already more than 30-year-old pu-er..
$640.00
1993 Thai Aged Raw Pu-erh Tea
Loose-leaf 1993 aged raw (sheng) pu-erh tea from Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand.Classic old tea of dry or semi-dry storage, which Malaysia or Thailand can boast. Momently gives a dense dark-ru..
$6.50
2004 Yuen Neun Hong Tai Chang Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
Aged high mountain raw pu-erh tea from old tea trees, produced in 2004 in Thai factory under the famous Сhinese brand Hong Tai Chang. The trees are grown in Chiang Rai Province in the north of Thai..
$160.00
2006 Ming Dee Hong Tai Chang Organic Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
2006 Aged Raw (Sheng) Pu-erh tea cake produced in Ming Dee factory under the Chinese brand Hong Tai Chang. Chiang Rai province in the north of Thailand. The elevation is 1300 meters. The age of the t..
$150.00
2006 Ming Dee Hong Tai Chang Raw Pu-erh Tea (special storage)
Another 2006 Hong Tai Chang Aged Raw (Sheng) Pu-erh tea cake produced in Ming Dee factory. Chiang Rai province, the north of Thailand, 1300 meters above sea level. 200-500-year-old tea trees. This ca..
$90.00
2006 Hong Tai Chang 0802 Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
Very well aged 2006 raw pu-erh tea of Hong Tai Chang brand. Province of Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand, 1300 meters. The material is from leaves of ancient and wild trees, 200-700-year-old. ..
$170.00
2006 Hong Tai Chang 0803 Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
Old raw (sheng) pu-erh tea from the Thai factory that produces pu-erhs under the name Hong Tai Chang. The tea is made by a Chinese master, a native of Yunnan. He has been making Pu-erhs for more than..
$144.00
2016 “Gipsy Crow” Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
Old trees raw pu-erh tea. The age of the trees is 300 years, more or less. Chiang Rai, Thailand.Sweet red apples, dried apricots, and bitter herbs form the main taste of this sheng pu-erh.Beautiful, e..
$60.00
2013 “Unicorn” Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
Classic raw puerh from old trees. It has a beautiful sweet aroma and smooth, balanced taste. This tea captivates by the depth of its taste with notes of dates, dried apricots, and apples. Long oily af..
$75.00
2016 “Dragon” Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
For this raw (sheng) pu-erh we use leaves from a garden with trees of different age, from 80 to 700 years old. The age of trees from which the material for “Dragon” has been collected is 200-400 years..
$9.00
2016 Thai Jungle Ancient Trees Raw Pu-erh Tea
Thai Jungle wild pu-erh tea is made, in fact, from the same old trees as “Lord of the Forest” sheng, but from the Thai side. I am tempted to say that this is the same tea, especially since the terroir..
$16.50
2016 Wild Pu-erh Tea “Lord of the Forest” 1000-year-old trees Myanmar
Wild raw pu-erh tea from Myanmar, 1500 m. Ancient tea trees, more than 1000 years old.There is no need to write that it's a rare tea. Some Taiwanese tea houses redeem all this mao cha immediately..
$25.50
2010 “Dreaming Bird” Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
Thai raw pu-erh from 200-300-year-old tea tree leaves harvested in 2010.The age of the material is felt clearly by the appearance and aroma of dry tea. Infusion is deep, almost dark amber in color, wh..
$55.00
2014 “Fox” Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
This raw pu-erh is made from leaves harvested from the wild mountain forest with many old tea trees, aged at least 300 years and more. They can be 500 or even 700 years old.The taste of this green pu-..
$90.00
2018 Bitter Leaf Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake, 500 y.o. trees
Raw pu-erh tea made from Thai bitter leaf of 500 y.o. tea tree material (ku cha). This sheng does not resemble Bulang, nor Lao Man Er, nor other Chinese regions. But that is how I describe the organol..
$10.50
2018 Mae Hong Son Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
This Pu-erh is made of the spring 2018 harvest collected from the unique ridge trees in the Mae Hong Son area at an altitude of 1500 m. The average age of trees is 400-500 years.The access to this mat..
$130.00
2013 “Lynx” Myanmar Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
Raw pu-erh tea from 200-year-old trees of Myanmar (Burma). Harvest of spring of 2013.A beautiful tea from high-quality material and classic processing.Aroma is sweet, floral. Unlike the Thais, the tas..
$65.00
2016 “Chasing Spring”  Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
"A night magical spring forest promises some unusual moods. The red wolf is chasing spring." We put this tea into Sheng Pu-erh section, however, there is some compromise here. The material was pr..
$9.00
2018 “The Sky in Buckets. Tibetan Yak” Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
“If you are empty, the sky will fill you.” This is perhaps our most “working” young sheng pu-erh. It is sweet, powerful, juicy and not too expensive, because of its young age. For this cake, we ..
$75.00
1990-91 Thai Aged Raw Pu-erh Tea pressed
The batch of this tea goes without a cover, so we don’t call it Hong Tai Chang, although the sheng was made at one of the very old factories in Thailand, which has been working under the Hong Tai Chan..
$7.50
2016 Pu Muen Jungle Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
The unique sweet material from the old trees of Pu Muen mountain has quickly become popular. This tea was made by the same people of the Lahu tribe and from the same material, but in 2016. The cake i..
$110.00
2005 “TEASIDE 0381” Raw Pu-erh Tea
200-500-year-old tea trees material harvested in 2005. Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand, the elevation is approximately 1300 meters. The taste is very smooth and thick. The tea surprises with i..
$21.00
2006 Loose-leaf Thai Raw Pu-erh Tea
2006 Loose Raw (Sheng) Puer of medium roast. The leaves have been harvested from a garden with trees from 100 to 500 years old, altitude is about 1300 meters. A quite strong fire and significant agin..
$10.00
2014 “TEASIDE 0175” Raw Pu-erh Tea
For this raw pu-erh we use leaves from old (mainly 300-400 years) tea trees, province of Chiang Rai, Thailand. The elevation is about 1200 m. It’s our own production completely from harvesting to pac..
$9.60
2014 “TEASIDE 0380” Raw Pu-erh Tea Loose
High-quality pu-erh tea material from 200-300-year-old tea trees. Chiang Rai Province in the north of Thailand, 1300 meters above sea level. Even such a short aging evidently affects the taste. This..
$16.00
2013 Purple Leaf Myanmar Raw Pu-erh Tea
Raw pu-erh tea from Myanmar (Burma), 100-200-year-old purple trees. Spring 2013. Appearance of dry tea leaves reminds of a Dan Cong tea of light roast. However, it is a purple leaf sheng pu-erh of q..
$13.00
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Customer Reviews
2013 “Unicorn” Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
2013 “Unicorn” Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
Sweet and calming in the first brews and quite "nice". But with some hidden strength and quite some astringency in the later brews and if steeped too long. Could need a little time aging to settle dow...
Cyrion, 20/09/2021
2018 “The Sky in Buckets. Tibetan Yak” Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
2018 “The Sky in Buckets. Tibetan Yak” Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
Sweet and cloudy-milky. It's still a bit unruly as it is a young sheng, but it definitely has potential.
Cyrion, 20/09/2021
Early 80s Thai Aged Raw Pu-erh Tea Dry Storage
Early 80s Thai Aged Raw Pu-erh Tea Dry Storage
Revisiting this tea now that it has had time to acclimate and very impressed. This may be the first time I’ve been fully able to appreciate how well dry storage preserves the floral top notes and how ...
Nathan Gates, 08/09/2021
2018 Bitter Leaf Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake, 500 y.o. trees
2018 Bitter Leaf Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake, 500 y.o. trees
About headache relief. I don't know what this black magic is, but it works. Works with terrible speed! Jesus's tea! I caught it at the very beginning [of a headache], but ... but yes. Two steeps an...
Julia, 28/06/2021

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