Lapsang Souchong

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Black Tea
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  • “I steeped this for 12 minutes by mistake. Guys: DO NOT DO THAT. (This is not a tea that oversteeps well). I took a sip and it burned my mouth with all the smoke. I had to dump it, and I...” Read full tasting note
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    cavocorax 1700 tasting notes
  • “This is such a wonderful warming tea. I love how it just kicks around in my mouth with no rush to leave, oh so nice and smokey goodness. I resteeped this, too, which I rarely do & it's still...” Read full tasting note
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    Ozli 299 tasting notes
  • “Another update from the library. My aunt sent up this tea and Tea Desire's Earl Grey. The earl grey isn't anything special--I didn't expect it to be--but I'm pleasantly surprised by this lapsang....” Read full tasting note
    supermoon10 373 tasting notes

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The legendary smoky tea gets its unique flavour from pinewood trees which grow in the region.

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7 Tasting Notes

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1700 tasting notes

I steeped this for 12 minutes by mistake.

Guys: DO NOT DO THAT.

(This is not a tea that oversteeps well). I took a sip and it burned my mouth with all the smoke. I had to dump it, and I wasn’t ready to try that again)

Courtney

Gah. I’ve actually been nervous to try a smoky tea but I’ll remember not to oversteep it under any circumstances now haha!

CrowKettle

That sounds like quite the experience! This kind of tea is usually potent enough even when you understeep it.

Indigobloom

would have made an excellent marinade for beef! lol

Cavocorax

Courtney – they are polarizing teas. I like them, but understand why people wouldn’t.

CrowKettle- it WAS potent. My tester sip was so intense I didn’t even want to try to make another cup. Just kept movinh!

IndigoBloom- that’s a great idea
I’ve never experimented with tea and cooking.

Ozli

ahahahahahhahahhahahahaha<3333

Kittenna

I like smoky teas with milk/sugar, so I probably would have just doctored it up and drank it anyways! No way I would have tried it straight though, haha.

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299 tasting notes

This is such a wonderful warming tea. I love how it just kicks around in my mouth with no rush to leave, oh so nice and smokey goodness.

I resteeped this, too, which I rarely do & it’s still wonderful.

Preparation
4 min, 15 sec
Cavocorax

I should probably stop resteeping my non-oolong teas or I will never drink them all before they go stale!

Ozli

It’s probably a sign of my deadened taste buds but resteeps always taste bleh to me. (Except this one, because it’s a pretty powerful tea!) I haven’t had the oolong yet, though.

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373 tasting notes

Another update from the library. My aunt sent up this tea and Tea Desire’s Earl Grey. The earl grey isn’t anything special—I didn’t expect it to be—but I’m pleasantly surprised by this lapsang. It’s nice—not fantastic, but it’s not sharp and burnt like Murchie’s. She also sent up a Britta water filter with the tea. I don’t think it helps the hard aspect of the water, but it removes the chlorine smell.

It’s difficult trying to keep my virtual cupboard in order. I’ve been keeping a paper log of teas that I’ve finished/gotten, so that I can update them the next time I get a chance to go the library and log onto Steepster. But work is fun. I need to take some pictures out in the field with my Libre.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec

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