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Yunnan Golden Pu-erh Tea
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Robust but elegant earthy notes with a smooth and mellow sweet finish
After drying, the tea undergoes an additional fermentation process that provides an elegant earthy flavor. Our rich, loose-leaf pu-erh is carefully blended with a high-grade Yunnan black tea. Well-balanced, smooth and mellow, the cup finishes with a noble floral note.
Robust but elegant earthy notes with a smooth and mellow sweet finish
Caffeine-Free
1-15 mg
16-25 mg
26-39 mg
40+MG
Pu-erh black tea
How To Steep
1 scoop*
Scoop loose-leaf tea into infuser.
*Perfectea® Scoop
205°F
Heat fresh (preferably filtered) water.
8 fl oz
Pour water over tea.
3 min
Stay close to this steep time for optimal flavor.
3 steeps
Re-steep leaves to enjoy multiple infusions.
Blends Well With

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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TeavanaYunnan Golden Pu-erh Tea
 
3.7

(based on 46 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (8)

72%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Smooth body (16)
  • Aromatic (14)
  • Unique flavor profile (11)
  • High quality (9)
  • Soothing (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Morning (14)
  • Anytime (12)
  • Afternoon (10)
  • After meals (7)
    • Tea Body:
    • Full (26), Medium (16)
    • Tea Flavor:
    • Earthy (20), Malty (18), Vegetal (8), Smokey (3), Well built / quality (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Tea enthusiast (24), Health conscious (8), High-end shopper (8)

Reviewed by 46 customers

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5.0

Very nice tea if brewed this way

By Nancy

from Arizona

About Me Tea Enthusiast

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Unique Flavor Profile

Cons

  • Too Strong

Best Uses

  • Afternoon
  • Morning

Comments about Teavana Yunnan Golden Pu-erh Tea:

Okay, the fishy, earthy smell is there and can be a tad offensive at first. Try this for brewing:
* 1 scoop into 16oz. Perfectea Maker, add 8 oz hot water, steep 30 seconds, strain and discard liquid
* Add 12oz hot water, steep 1 1/2 min, drain into cup, add a squirt of Agave....enjoy
* Add 30 secs to each additional steep
I find that brewing pur-erh this way results in a wonderful tasting and aromatic tea!

  • Tea Body:
  • Medium
  • Tea Flavor:
  • fishy, earthy,
 
5.0

Different

By Teak

from South Florida

About Me Health Conscious, Tea Enthusiast

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Funky
  • Unique Flavor Profile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Medicinal Purposes
    • Morning

    Comments about Teavana Yunnan Golden Pu-erh Tea:

    I wanted to taste a puehr tea, this seems to be a light step into that world. I find enough earthy, fermented taste and mouth feel to consider this quite different from other (green, white, black) teas. Yes, there's a fish aroma, but not unpleasant. Maybe funk isn't a true taste, but that's what I think of! A mild, warming, tingly funk in the mouth. Lol. If you are adventurous give it a try.

    • Tea Body:
    • Medium
    • Tea Flavor:
    • Malty, Smoky, Vegetal
     
    5.0

    Yunnan Golden Pu-erh

    By wendeebop64

    from St. Louis, MO

    Comments about Teavana Yunnan Golden Pu-erh Tea:

    Strong & Bold... Will get your heart a-pumpin'!

    • Tea Body:
    • Full
    • Tea Flavor:
    • Vegetal

    (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Very rich and bold smelling

    By Keith

    from Tampa, FL

    Comments about Teavana Yunnan Golden Pu-erh Tea:

    This is a very traditional Yunnan tea. It has a very unique smell. Makes a bold tea. I find I get 3 solid steeps each time.

    • Tea Body:
    • Full
    • Tea Flavor:
    • Malty

    (62 of 66 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    This is not real Puerh!

    By DrStabby

    from Las Vegas NV

    Comments about Teavana Yunnan Golden Pu-erh Tea:

    Please please please, do not let this be your only experience with Puerh! I love Puerh, I drink it every single day. This is the lowest quality out there. The description doesn't mention anything that you need to know when buying this type of tea. Is it Sheng (Raw) or Shou (Ripe) Side note it's definitely a low quality ripe.
    What mountain/farm did it come from?
    Where was this Shou processed?
    When were the leaves picked?

    Most Puerh comes pressed in "cakes" and can be aged, it's kind of similar to wine. High quality properly stored Aged Sheng can get quite expensive. But there are some nice quality 8-10 year old cakes that are very reasonably priced and delicious.

    Shou (Ripe) was invented to get an almost aged taste quickly, and without the price. They basically let the tea ferment under tarps to simulate aging. If done poorly you get something like this tea.
    Puerh is a complex type of tea, and this doesn't do it any justice.

    • Tea Body:
    • Light

    (20 of 23 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    IS THERE NOT A BETTER PU-ERH IN THE WORLD?

    By Monkey-Picked or Die

    from Lincoln

    Comments about Teavana Yunnan Golden Pu-erh Tea:

    This tea tastes and smells like fish, and not in the good, oceanic green tea way. I mean the disgusting, caught three days ago and not refrigerated kind of way. Somewhere in this world, there has to be a better pu-erh. Please tell me, Teavana, my favorite and the best Tea brand, cannot look harder for a pu-erh tea of finer quality. I'd even pay more if it just tasted better.

    • Tea Body:
    • Medium
    • Tea Flavor:
    • Fishy

    (6 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    It grows on you

    By Gregor

    from Rancho Palos Verdes California

    Comments about Teavana Yunnan Golden Pu-erh Tea:

    I am a diabetic and I read about this tea being good for my health The first time I tried it I didn't like it too much but the more I drink it the more I liked it. It has now become one of my favorites

    (14 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    A good Pu-erh start

    By ErinB

    from Long Island, NY

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    Verified Reviewer

    Comments about Teavana Yunnan Golden Pu-erh Tea:

    Pu-erh is an acquired taste and will not be everyone's favorite. It's a deeply earthy, almost composty flavor which can put many people off. But I really like Pu-erh tea.

    Honestly, I have had better. It seems watery, even with almost 2 tsps of leaves, but I suspect that's because it's blended with black tea to make it more appealing to the average population. This would be a great tea to start with if you were looking to dip a toe into Pu-erh. For me, it's a little too mild for my tastes.

    • Tea Body:
    • Light
    • Tea Flavor:
    • Earthy

    (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Loved it!

    By Ky

    from Kennesaw, GA

    Comments about Teavana Yunnan Golden Pu-erh Tea:

    Loved it! It does have a slight earthy scent which didn't bother me. But it tastes pretty good. I drink this tea EVERYDAY and I've actually even lost a few lbs.

    • Tea Body:
    • Full
    • Tea Flavor:
    • Vegetal

    (9 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    Not my cup of tea

    By Seanb

    from Philadelphia pa

    Comments about Teavana Yunnan Golden Pu-erh Tea:

    This was a weird one for sure. Once brewed it smelled of fish and it turns you off. But after the first sip, It kind of redeems it self, it tasted earthy, grassy, mushroomy with a smokey aftertaste. I didn't taste the sweetness they mentioned in the description, which would have helped it greatly. I will play around with it and see if it grows on me. Right now this is not my cup of tea, it is my cup of tea, but you it's not... You know what I mean.

    • Tea Body:
    • Full
    • Tea Flavor:
    • Earthy, Grassy, Vegetal

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