We're having a sale this weekend with free international shipping for all orders of $39 or more. Use coupon code spring23 and pick up some of our new roasted teas like Charing Cross or Swerve, or maybe a pine smoked Puer tea like Firebat or Stubb. It's a great time to stock up on old favorites or try our latest productions.
As always, we appreciate your support. Sending you all our best from the tea mountains of southern Yunnan.
Sale ends on April 16th at midnight PST, so don't delay!
Oolong or wulong is a broad category of teas, in the spectrum between green and black tea, that originate in China. What sets oolong apart is that it can be processed with various different oxidation and roasting levels. The unique variations in the process to produce oolong create a wide array of flavors and sensations. Oolong can taste fresh, green, floral, fruity, roasted, woody, nutty, or honey-sweet, so this is a type of tea that can appeal to virtually all taste buds. Different tea plant varietals, seasons, styles, and regional terroir also influence flavor.
Shou Puer tea, also called ripe Puer, is a post-fermented tea from Yunnan province, China. Made usingraw Puer tea as the base material, the pile fermentation process transforms this green caterpillar into a magnificent dark butterfly. Or at least that’s how we look at it.
In this guide, you'll learn the history of shou Puer, how it's made, how to find and appreciate high-quality cakes, and more.