Red Tea Tie Guan Yin

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Black Tea
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205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 0 sec

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I just received this tea from Life In Teacup a few days ago, but cannot find it on their website.

When I read the label, I found the idea of a Red Tie Guan Yin to be somewhat surprising, as I’m so used to associating “Tie Guan Yin” with Oolong. But one glance at the leaves and I knew it was not a mistake, this IS a black tea. And what an amazingly good black tea it is.

SO SO SO SO SO GOOD! I love this. It reminds me quite a bit of Dawn (The Simple Leaf), it has that same deep chocolate-y note with a freshly baked cake kind of quality to it. Rich and incredibly satisfying. Caramel undertones. Sweet and smooth and delicious.

I’m off to write my rough draft review of this tea for the SororiTea Sisters!

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A darned-good Red Tea! Lovely! medium strength and perfect for mid mornings or mid afternoons!

Dorothy

Wow red tie guan yin, I’m jealous!

ScottTeaMan

Is it blended with Rooibos?

TeaEqualsBliss

no…it’s straight up Black (some countries call black teas RED TEA)
Check this out
http://www.lifeinteacup.com/red-tea

ScottTeaMan

Must be a china black then

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135 tasting notes

Real nice black tea. Has some very pronounced creamy, thick, malty cocoa notes – even reminencent of a black Assam. Delicious in every sip and very warming to the body.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 0 sec

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