For the first time to see the old tea head, dusty, hard and stubborn, a block a block, no beautiful feel, like from the Mawangdui just dug out the antique, like that is too funny.
Pu'er tea will produce a thing called pectin in the fermentation process. This kind of thing and tea mixed together clumping, this curious touch kind, called old tea head, is this thing, is hard and firm, not scattered, farmers want to untie old tea head by violence, results a failure, not broken into powder is unable to unlock, farmers disrelish a trouble, think of a feather flock together reason, simply put the old tea head in a place.
The old tea head is a ton ripe puer tea just get about one hundred kg, I try to soak a few times. After washing the teapot, put old tea head into the teapot, directly with boiling water soak, water become cold and change water, generally old tea head can soak 30 times, I use the water bubble for a long time, the old man obstinate, in addition to coat dissolved apart, that stubborn skeletal almost no any change, I don't know whether it is stubborn and persistent, and finally kept for blisters for a whole day, the old tea head dissolved apart.
Old tea head taste light, a start can't see a tea soup is good or bad, until the hot water persuaded the stubborn old man, it began a thick soup red, this fairly thick plump, tea also smooth.
When you are tired, bubble a pot of old tea head, it is said that you can taste the deep history of taste and endless life.