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195 °F / 90 °C 4 min, 0 sec

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Name: Assam Harmutty Second Flush
Supplier: The Kent & Sussex Tea & Coffee Company
Origin: Harmutty Tea Estate

Notes on Tea When Dry: Very small leaves with alot of golden tips.

How Prepared: 3 heaped tsp in ball infuser for pot
Water Temperature: 90ºc/195ºF
Steep Time: 4 mins

Colour: Pours Dark Golden
Aroma: Malty

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Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 4 min, 0 sec

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Name: Assam S.F.T.G.F.O.P.1 1st flush Birjhora
Supplier: Rutland Tea Co.

Notes on Tea When Dry: Smallish leaves with some but not lots of golden tips

How Prepared: Four tsp. for 4 cups of water
Water Temperature: 95 degrees celcius
Steep Time: 4 minutes

Colour: Fairly light for an Assam. Light Bronze.
Aroma: Light and sweet
Milk?: Not this time

Tasting Notes:

Light and sweet taste, with moderate astringency. It has the faintest hint of spice – a lot more subtle than the Sikkim “Temi” I was enjoying last night. As I sip through my first cup from the pot, I’m noticing an increasing level of astringency. There is a hint of spice also. I like this tea – not outstanding, but comfortingly pleasant; enough to remove the days cares and worries – and that’s nice.

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 4 min, 0 sec
The Teapot's Revenge

EDIT: As I finish my second cup, I think I might reach for the milk, the more you drink, the more astringent it seems to get!

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200 °F / 93 °C 4 min, 30 sec

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