Shi Liang Cha

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Shi Liang Cha (十两茶) is a special tea from Anhua. Anhua county of Hunan province is famous for many dark teas. The tea is similar to Pu-Erh produced and post fermented. Bai Liang Cha is pressed to long and heavy poles from which later small discs or cakes are sliced. Bai Liang Cha means translated 10 liang tea. Liang is a traditional Chinese unit for mass. While 10 liang are appx. 1 pound and therefor a Bai Liang Cha is about 1 pound (500 gramms) heavy.

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