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Wonderful wonderful tea from Terri! This is a good and smooth Assam, of just the right strength to my liking. It’s not an “in your face” CTC strength, it’s a quiet, power, “I am here” strength. Like a huge oak that’s grown in one spot for centuries and exudes power and permanence.
It’s a very smooth tea, that loves milk, but can be taken plain, if you don’t have an aversion to astringency.
I rushed to Butikis to buy some, only to see that it’s out of stock! Alas, alas, when will my troubles end…
Put this on my shopping list and keeping a hawk’s eye on Butikis site, waiting for a restock.

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

Yes, I’d like to think of Assam as a big solid oak, the analogy works really well for me :-)

Terri HarpLady

Yay, I’m glad you like it! I think I have enough to drink it one more time, & then I will miss it.

NofarS

Terri, thanks for the share! Do you know if they plan to restock anytime soon, or is it my lot in life to fall in love with out of stock teas? (Lao Cong Zi Ya, Piccadilly Blend, to name but a few)

Butiki Teas

NofarS-We just got in a shipment of Hattialli Golden Paw, which is very similar.

NofarS

Yay indeed! When will you stock it?

Butiki Teas

NofarS-Not quite sure when it will be prepped for the web (especially since I will be taking off for a few weeks soon) but if you are in need, we can certainly sell it to you by invoice.

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TheTeaFairy

Yes, I’d like to think of Assam as a big solid oak, the analogy works really well for me :-)

Terri HarpLady

Yay, I’m glad you like it! I think I have enough to drink it one more time, & then I will miss it.

NofarS

Terri, thanks for the share! Do you know if they plan to restock anytime soon, or is it my lot in life to fall in love with out of stock teas? (Lao Cong Zi Ya, Piccadilly Blend, to name but a few)

Butiki Teas

NofarS-We just got in a shipment of Hattialli Golden Paw, which is very similar.

NofarS

Yay indeed! When will you stock it?

Butiki Teas

NofarS-Not quite sure when it will be prepped for the web (especially since I will be taking off for a few weeks soon) but if you are in need, we can certainly sell it to you by invoice.

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An Israeli computer programmer with a passion for tea (mostly bought in yearly shopping sprees in the UK), particularly black, oolong and white. I don’t generally enjoy flavoured teas or herbal infusions, but if a tea sounds interesting and smells nice I’ll most definitely try it. I drink several cups of tea a day, usually one or two in the morning, another one after lunch and one or two in the evening. My favourite tea so far is Lao Cong Zi Ya from Norbu Tea, but I’m constantly trying new teas. Only in the past year have I branched into Pu’erh and non-roasted oolongs. Finding good tea in Israel is difficult, so I import most of my teas from yearly visits to London, or from online retailers. If you see something in my cupboard that sparks your interest and you would like to swap with me, then please message me. I’m almost always up for a swap.

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