Tea (rec.drink.tea) Discussion relating to tea, the world's second most consumed beverage (after water), made by infusing or boiling the leaves of the tea plant (C. sinensis or close relatives) in water.

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Tealover
 
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Default want to see some "Loose-leaf" Pu-erh ?

"Once picked, the leaves are twisted then naturally dried in the shade.
Fermentation develops this absolutely unique earthy taste, slightly sweet,
with a deep red infusion. "

See it at :
http://www.betjemanandbarton.com/en/shop/prd.php?id=128


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Blair P. Houghton > writes:

> Does not compute:
>
> http://tinyurl.com/2ympy


When you say "does not compute", I assume you're referring to the
authorities who tell you all Puerh is made compressed (cake, brick,
etc.) But they're apparently wrong.


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Blair P. Houghton
 
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Tealover > wrote:
>"Once picked, the leaves are twisted then naturally dried in the shade.
>Fermentation develops this absolutely unique earthy taste, slightly sweet,
>with a deep red infusion. "
>
>See it at :
>http://www.betjemanandbarton.com/en/shop/prd.php?id=128


Whoa!

27 Euros for 100 grams? That's over $30 for under a quarter-pound.

--Blair
"Shoulda shown me that last week."
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Blair P. Houghton
 
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Default want to see some "Loose-leaf" Pu-erh ?

Tealover > wrote:
>"Once picked, the leaves are twisted then naturally dried in the shade.
>Fermentation develops this absolutely unique earthy taste, slightly sweet,
>with a deep red infusion. "
>
>See it at :
>http://www.betjemanandbarton.com/en/shop/prd.php?id=128


Whoa!

27 Euros for 100 grams? That's over $30 for under a quarter-pound.

--Blair
"Shoulda shown me that last week."
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Lewis Perin
 
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Default want to see some "Loose-leaf" Pu-erh ?

Blair P. Houghton > writes:

> Tealover > wrote:
> >"Once picked, the leaves are twisted then naturally dried in the shade.
> >Fermentation develops this absolutely unique earthy taste, slightly sweet,
> >with a deep red infusion. "
> >
> >See it at :
> >http://www.betjemanandbarton.com/en/shop/prd.php?id=128

>
> Whoa!
>
> 27 Euros for 100 grams? That's over $30 for under a quarter-pound.


It's a pretty picture, but for that price they should tell you more
about where it was grown and when.

/Lew
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Lewis Perin
 
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Default want to see some "Loose-leaf" Pu-erh ?

Blair P. Houghton > writes:

> Tealover > wrote:
> >"Once picked, the leaves are twisted then naturally dried in the shade.
> >Fermentation develops this absolutely unique earthy taste, slightly sweet,
> >with a deep red infusion. "
> >
> >See it at :
> >http://www.betjemanandbarton.com/en/shop/prd.php?id=128

>
> Whoa!
>
> 27 Euros for 100 grams? That's over $30 for under a quarter-pound.


It's a pretty picture, but for that price they should tell you more
about where it was grown and when.

/Lew
---
Lew Perin /
http://www.panix.com/~perin/babelcarp.html
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