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drank Lost Malawi by Rare Tea Company
804 tasting notes

This was one of the teas I was most excited to try in my Rare Tea Co. gift set, as I haven’t had the opportunity to try many African teas. The leaf was much more finely chopped than I was expecting, almost like a CTC tea. It brews up to a rich reddish brown color with a nice malty aroma. The flavor is strong and earthy with notes of malt and stonefruit. Despite the torn up leaf, I didn’t get the anticipated bitterness or astringency; it’s smooth enough to drink without milk, though it’s also robust enough to take milk well. Overall, this is one of the best breakfast blends I’ve tried and definitely something I would repurchase!

Flavors: Earth, Malt, Smooth, Stonefruit

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 12 OZ / 354 ML
Leafhopper

I read the owner’s book on the teas she sells and a lot of them sound interesting.

Inkling

I read that book too, Leafhopper! Such a fun one. :)

Leafhopper

I found myself checking off the teas I’ve tried. I look forward to your reviews!

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Leafhopper

I read the owner’s book on the teas she sells and a lot of them sound interesting.

Inkling

I read that book too, Leafhopper! Such a fun one. :)

Leafhopper

I found myself checking off the teas I’ve tried. I look forward to your reviews!

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“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” ~ C.S. Lewis

I was introduced to loose leaf tea by a roommate in 2012, but it wasn’t until I stumbled upon Steepster in 2014 that I discovered a world of tea that went beyond Teavana and the grocery store.

My tastes continue to evolve, but black tea is currently my favorite. I am especially drawn to strong, malty breakfast blends to wake me up in the morning and flavored dessert teas to sip throughout the day.

Just about everything in my cupboard is available to swap, so feel free to ask!

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