Mini Mengku Cake (50g) Sheng / Raw Puerh Tea :: Seattle Inventory

$ 10.99

In 2018 we made 3 custom mountain blends and pressed them into cute 50g mini cakes. We have special pressings from Bangdong, Hekai, and Mengku.

This tea starts off with leaf aromas remarkably similar to watermelon. The fairness cup introduces hints of strawberry. These aromas evolve into grass and roasted veggies through the steeps. There is a syrupy body with a sweet cane sugar aftertaste. You can recognize the beginning of age in the cup. It is bright and crisp and clear with a nice mouthfeel. It's very smooth with a good whole body energy. This tea is juicy with a cucumber freshness. If you push it you'll find bitterness but it is quite an easy steeper.

These cakes have simple wrappers and no neifei. These are 50g cakes.

Brewing Instructions

Use 5-10 grams of leaves and brew with 75-150ml ( 2.5-5oz ) of water at or near boiling. Rinse once for a few seconds. Start with quick steeps under 10s. With each re-steep adjust the steep time to your taste.


This item will not ship until July 7th at the earliest!

While we are travelling to China we are unable to ship items from our Seattle inventory. You are welcome to purchase it but please understand that we cannot ship your item until we return from China. Orders from our Kunming Inventory will ship without delay.

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