Big ol’ long leaves just like the picture; I am going to have to think about this one a lot. Steeps to a rich, deep red orange and has the essence of citrus and sweet spice. But not perky cinnamon-orangey. Deep, dark spice. Nutmeg, maybe.

For sure, it’ll change any preconceived notions you have about Ceylon teas!

Sil

Hmmmm you’ve intrigued me :)

gmathis

Thanks! As well-steeped as you are, I take that as a compliment of the highest order.

yyz

Interesting. I have a Ceylon that believe it or not I brew gongfu style. It’s syrupy and fruity. This one sounds lovely.

Nicole

I am not a Ceylon person, but I recall liking this one.

ashmanra

I dislike high altitude Ceylons but love low altitude ones. This sounds like my cup o’ tea!

Sil

haha i haven’t tried a lot of teas… still so many to explore! but i’ve sort of stayed away from most ceylons (straight) so i’m intrigued enough to add to the list to try later!

gmathis

I think Ceylons get a bad rap because the description shows up on so many cheap B-grade teabags.

Sil

probably :(

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Sil

Hmmmm you’ve intrigued me :)

gmathis

Thanks! As well-steeped as you are, I take that as a compliment of the highest order.

yyz

Interesting. I have a Ceylon that believe it or not I brew gongfu style. It’s syrupy and fruity. This one sounds lovely.

Nicole

I am not a Ceylon person, but I recall liking this one.

ashmanra

I dislike high altitude Ceylons but love low altitude ones. This sounds like my cup o’ tea!

Sil

haha i haven’t tried a lot of teas… still so many to explore! but i’ve sort of stayed away from most ceylons (straight) so i’m intrigued enough to add to the list to try later!

gmathis

I think Ceylons get a bad rap because the description shows up on so many cheap B-grade teabags.

Sil

probably :(

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Somebody asked me once when I became a tea junkie; I think it dates back to college when I needed caffeine for a 7 a.m. class but chose not to do coffee. My favorite teapot is a medium-sized Brown Betty given to me by my Mema; the painted flowers are chipping off, but the size and feel is perfect. I rejoice when I get a morning to brew a pot of loose tea starting with a kettle; not a bag and a hot pot.

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