Pu erh Tea Tastes like Fish. While ripe pu erh can taste like dirt, a raw pu erh can sometimes taste fishy. There are a few ways to explain. Some raw pu erh has a vegetal seaweed taste. Some people will describe this as ‘fishy’. If this is the case, there’s nothing wrong with the tea, and you probably don’t like it.When buying pu erh tea, some people care whether the tea is a blend of leaves or single origin tea. There’s a lot of negative perception on the word ‘blend’ amongst tea lovers. The common belief is that low quality leaves are blended, while good tea is pure.In the past, we’ve published an article before about how to store loose leaf tea in general. However, not all principles of tea storage apply to pu erh tea. Yet, this is one of the most popular tea types and it’s unique due to its great ‘aging potential’.But, I in the past have drank the brick Pu-erh tea and think it has a better flavor overall. However, the hassle of having to chisel off the brick tea is difficult and time consuming. I think if you want to try this loose leaf aged Pu-erh tea that is less work and will give you a peek into how rich and robust the Pu-erh tea can be.Immerse yourself in this fine blend of aged pu-erh tea and calming lavender flowers. Allow this tea to enlighten your senses while its calms your soul! Brew this 3-4 times and experience a unique bold flavor with each steeping!Pu’er or pu-erh is a variety of fermented tea produced in the Yunnan province of China. Fermentation in the context of tea production involves microbial fermentation and oxidation of the tea leaves, after they have been dried and rolled. This process is a Chinese specialty and produces tea known as 黑茶 hēichá (literally, ‘black tea’) commonly translated as ‘dark tea’.This category can also be called herbal infusions, or tisanes. Technically only the camellia sinensis is truly “tea”, however for sake of ease we now use the term “tea” to imply all herbal infusions and tisanes. There is a deep and rich history of blending teas with flowers, herbs, and spices. For some it is the art ofPu Erh Tea Steeping Guide Leaf-to-water. There’s no definite right answer to the amount of pu erh tea you should use. This depends a bit on the size of your steeping vessel, characteristics of tea tea you want to brew, and most importantly your personal preferences.