2012 Bodhi Leaf Ripe Pu-Erh
Viscous, dry-sweet, full bodied. This tea, as with most truly good teas, seems more like a wine than a simple drink. This ripe Pu-Erh presents a dense and complex set of flavors. It will be most enjoyed by drinkers that enjoy aromatic, bitter, forest flavors. The scotch drinker, the cigar enthusiast, the yogi, all will likely take to this palate drenching nectar.
The leaves are small, ideal for the ripe tea process. The ripening itself was masterfully executed and with the precision necessary to maintain the flavors as well as to preserve enzyme activity — which provides Pu-Erh with its health benefits.
The Bodhi Ripe cake is an excellent introduction to the S.C line of Pu-Erh teas. It is a great bridge between coffee and tea. It is also a wonderful choice as a digestive tea, or for those that are caffeine sensitive. It is a desert on its own or a wonderful compliment to something swe