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I have been waiting forever to try this tea. I have wanted to try A and D for a long time but their tins are so large, I didn’t want to make a purchase before trying. Thank you Sil for helping me out on this one!

Assam is my all time favorite straight black tea. It doesn’t matter how it has been processed and whether it is loose leaf or bagged, it is always the best.

This tea is delicious. It is bold but still smooth. There is only a very mild malt-like taste to it, also a slight roasty flavour. It is medium thickness. I am only getting a very, very mild aftertaste and is not astringent at all. There is a slight natural sweetness to the tea.

Definitely worth the wait to try this tea. Now I am going to try to wait for another sale to pick some of this up, and most likely get some of their other teas too!

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 2 min, 0 sec
Sil

i think that the pictures just make their tins look larger than they are lol. I mean i KNOW it’s 4.4oz…but many the tin is so small compared to what i pictured it being in my head. If i spot a sale i’ll be sure to let you know. Free shipping seems to be a great way to do it since it’s expensive to canada :(

Sil

also…i don’t like earl grey’s so i can’t speak for that one but the caravan and the double knit are also delicious but i’m not sure i could manage a whole 4.4 oz of the others as easily as i can with the tiger assam.

Lala

Well I have “the itch” now, so I might not be able to wait for a sale but I am going to try. And I can pretty much guarantee I will like Mount grey, because it is an Earl Grey, so that won’t be a problem. Ha ha.

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Sil

i think that the pictures just make their tins look larger than they are lol. I mean i KNOW it’s 4.4oz…but many the tin is so small compared to what i pictured it being in my head. If i spot a sale i’ll be sure to let you know. Free shipping seems to be a great way to do it since it’s expensive to canada :(

Sil

also…i don’t like earl grey’s so i can’t speak for that one but the caravan and the double knit are also delicious but i’m not sure i could manage a whole 4.4 oz of the others as easily as i can with the tiger assam.

Lala

Well I have “the itch” now, so I might not be able to wait for a sale but I am going to try. And I can pretty much guarantee I will like Mount grey, because it is an Earl Grey, so that won’t be a problem. Ha ha.

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I am a lifetime tea lover.

I did foray into the world of coffee for a period of time, but I returned to my true love. I still, however, enjoy a good cup of java.

My all time favorite tea is Earl Grey, which I drink every morning, the stronger the bergamot the better. I definitely prefer natural oil of bergamot to artificial flavouring.

I mostly like black and dark oolong teas. My current favs are Fujian blacks, Keemun and Assams, and Wuyi oolongs. I gravitate towards anything with lychee in it. I also drink a lot of herbal blends but am wary of hibiscus. I do not favour mate, or pu’erh tea, although I have found a few blends that I like. (I so badly want to like straight pu’erh tea but it all tastes gross to me. I keep trying though). Rooibos, green and white teas fall somewhere in the middle. I find myself gravitating towards heavily roasted oolongs and teas from Paris/France based companies.

I love iced teas and cold brews.

My current tea goal is to make the perfect cup of chai from scratch – almost there…I think.

I am in love with the whole experience of tea.

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Saskatchewan, CANADA

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