Lapsang Souchong

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Black Tea
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Boiling 5 min, 15 sec

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  • “Backlogging from the weekend in Louisiana. This tea has officially become a required vacation staple. Uncontrollable brewing parameters? Pshaw! This tea is forgiving enough to take it! Bad...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Not Unlike Ricky (in his review of this tea) I was feeling a little experimental today. First I must say I was born and raised here in Texas. Home of the best BBQ in the whole WORLD (okay I know...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Thanks to *Auggy* who sent me the most gorgeously packaged teas ever, I am now sipping this tea. What a magnificent Lapsang! This tea exemplifies all the reasons I love the Lapsang Souchong in...” Read full tasting note
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From Golden Moon Tea

Our Lapsang Souchong begins with bold black leaves, which are smoked over pine embers in Eastern China, making this loose leaf tea rich and full-bodied with a deep, bronze liquor. Both aromatic and distinctive, our Lapsang has grand character.

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Golden Moon is dedicated to offering outstanding, whole-leaf teas of the greatest quality and finesse. All Golden Moon Teas are hand-plucked and meticulously crafted to enhance leaf character, aroma, color, clarity, body, complexity, and above all, flavor.

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I felt that the smoke in this particular Lapsang Souchong was entirely overdone. I could no longer taste the tea, and the tea looked to be a nice quality.

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I will admit that I was a little nervous to try this tea—the sample smelled interesting, very smokey but in a good way, I think. The infusion still was smokey, but my first sip was sweet! Subsequent sips were “meaty” but as the tea cooled, the smokiness started to really take over in an unpleasant way. I steeped a second cup just to be sure, but I don’t think this tea is for me.

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Boiling 5 min, 0 sec

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This was my favorite flavor of tea until I discovered Teavana’s chai/chai blend.

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Boiling 4 min, 0 sec

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I usually like Lapsang Souchong. But the kinds I have had before have not been nearly as smoky as this one. This one had an overwhelmingly smoky, bacon-y smell even before I brewed it. The tea smelled and tasted too smoky for me to drink more than half a cup. I wanted to like this, but I just don’t.

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