The last Russian blend sampler brought by NYC friends.
A great mix of lemon, orange, bergamot in a malty black base. Best out of the 5 Russian Blend Samplers.
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“I had thist tea with lunch and I greatly enjoyed it. The base was fragrant, full-bodied and a little malty.. The addition of a variety of citrus really worked well with the base. I definitely need...” Read full tasting note
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Blend of black teas from China and Ceylon flavored with natural essences of bergamot, lemon, lime and orange blossom. Russian blend.
Tasting advice: delicious plain or sweetened
Origin: China and Ceylon
Main flavor: citrus with a fruity note
Quantity needed: 0,1 oz.
Time of day: all day
Ideal water temperature: 185°F – 195°F
Recommended brewing time: 3-4 min
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The dry leaf smells like a roll of assorted Lifesavers candy. Very bright.
When brewed the aroma off the cup is definitely Ceylon.
Sipping it has decidedly less fruit than you’d expect from the nose of the dry leaf.
A citrus candy Earl Gray, but with plenty of room for the tea to stay forward center.