The dry leaf was short, a brown-tan color, and slightly twisted.
The brewed leaf bloomed into a slightly larger leaf, but not by much. The color became more green.
The liquor is a light tan color, leaning on the color of brown paper bags, but perhaps not as warm.
I’m no connoisseur of Darjeelings, but I think this tea smells lovely.
The taste is smooth, sweet, and earthy. The mouthfeel is full and not drying.
It’s just yummy.