An authentically crafted dark pu'er brick from the Yunnan province makes an excellent holiday gift for a tea lover or a speciality to serve at a gathering. Pu'er is an ancient preparation of aged dark yunnan tea with deep, earthy flavors. This Liji Gu Zhuang pu'er brick is from their 2013 harvest.
Break off a quarter-sized amount of tea and place into a small teapot. "Wake the leaves" with a rinse of freshly boiled water then discard. Gently pour hot water over tea and let steep for 3 to 5 minutes.