Camel's Breath (Tuo Cha)
The earthiness of a traditional Pu-erh Tuo Cha is captured here. As its name suggests, this shou or ripe Pu-erh has real strength and depth of character. Aroma descriptions range from smells reminiscent of a wet forest floor to hints of a barnyard; and taste descriptions of earthy, mushrooms and rich. In any event, it makes a very good, strong cup of Pu-erh tea. Shaped into brown nuggets, each weighing approximately 5 grams, they are individually wrapped in white paper. Each nugget is a serving and will yield multiple infusions. Never gets bitter, only stronger. Produced in 2013.
Silk Road Teas is an award-winning purveyor of rare and artisan teas. Every year, we travel extensively in China, visiting small farms, out-of-the-way tea markets, cooperatives and specialty tea companies to find teas that offer our customers the highest quality and a distinctive taste experience. As a result, our teas are widely recognized for their variety and unparalleled quality. Quite simply, you won't find a finer tea anywhere. Satisfaction guaranteed.
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Silk Road Teas is more than just tea. We are committed to giving back to our community by providing jobs packaging our teas to disabled adults. As the older brother of a disabled person, Ned Heagerty, Silk Road Teas President, recognized the challenges and limited opportunities disabled adults face. So he wanted to make a difference. It is a small step, but it is an action we believe in and will continue to follow. Recently, we were honored by receiving the Employer of the Year Award from Integrated Community Services (ICS) for our commitment to employ persons with disabilities.
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Pu-erh is certainly an acquired taste. It has depth and lots of personality.
Taste is earthy, herbaceous and will linger.
Camels breath=life's blood
Posted by Brian Rahm on 3rd Dec 2015
Camels breath one nugget at a time in a small pot,boiling hot water with some hazelnut milk. That's a party!
Great Camel Ride
Posted by Steve Williams on 4th Feb 2015
This is a wonderful tea. I've had other Tuo Cha, but this is the best. It steeps a rich, dark, smoothe liquor. There is no bitterness at all, even as it gets cold. I highly recommend this to anyone that enjoys rich, dark teas. Also, it is obvious care is taken in the handling of the the tea from market to consumer. There was no crumbled residue in the bag and was very fresh. If you enjoy dark, rich tea this is it!
PS: I have pruchased from other online tea stores such as Art of Tea and Mighty Leaf. Silk Road beats them hands down. Plus, this site has paypal, which lessens worries about your card info being stolen.