East Frisian TGFOP (TB52)

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Black Tea
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Boiling 4 min, 0 sec 8 oz / 236 ml

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From Upton Tea Imports

Description:
A tippy, whole-leaf version of the above tea. A bit milder and more complex in flavor, while maintaining the body and strength characteristic of East Frisian tea blends.
Origin:
Germany

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293 tasting notes

This is my first East Frisian tea. It is strong but it still has the complex flavor of a finer tea. I noticed immediately that the energy was coursing through my body. My eyes were keen and aware. In my quest for a coffee replacement this one does just fine. I also purchased the BOP version and 13 other samples to try for my morning cup. While laying in my hospital bed a month ago I decided that I was going to give up coffee and devote myself fully to my beloved tea. Morning, noon and night….

Kashyap

wow….so long coffee….

TeaBrat

welcome to my world! soon enough you won’t miss the coffee!

Charles Thomas Draper

I actually don’t miss it. I am enjoying these morning teas even more than coffee.

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36 tasting notes

I’ve tried both the Upton versions and like the BOP version much better. This one was a bit weak and didn’t have the depth the other version has.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec

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519 tasting notes

The second of the EF samples, this one is definitely maltier but again, not overly so to my taste. It’s certainly smoother and with less bitterness than the BOP version.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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3 tasting notes

I enjoyed this one a while back. It is just about the maltiest tea I have ever had. Other Assams might be stronger in various ways, but for pure malt flavor, this is the one. Good black as a coffee replacement or the traditional Friesian way with cream and rock sugar.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec

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1 tasting notes

Strong, malty, more complex than the broken leaf version from Upton. Around 3 min steep seems about perfect.

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec

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