How To Make The Perfect Pu’er Tea

Process Overview

It’s important to rinse the tea cake before steeping.


  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Character: Deep, earthy, leathery
  • Caffeine Level: High

What You'll Need

  • Tea
  • Fresh Water
  1. STEEP

    Use one unwrapped cake of pressed leaves per 12 oz of water. Rinse the tea in the teapot with a small amount of hot water. Discard the rinse, pour 212ºF water over, and steep 5 minutes. Pu'er leaves can be infused multiple times without losing flavor or strength.