Having always drank orange pekoe in bagged form, I was pleasantly surprised with this tea. I expected to need lots of milk (skim) to mask its bitterness, but I was mistaken. Something in this tea gives it an aroma and flavourful taste I never would have expected. I put 1.5 tsp into a pot with near-boiling water for 4 minutes. Be warned though: this tea cannot be resteeped without bitterness, and steeping for more than 5 minutes (I’d recommend 4) gives it an unpleasant aftertaste that one can’t ignore. I’d give it an 85 out of 100, for its very specific steeping needs and its inability to be resteeped. Still a great tea though.