Mi lan xiang black tea

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Black Tea
Black Tea
Honey, Orchid
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200 °F / 93 °C 0 min, 30 sec 9 g 4 oz / 130 ml

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From Wuyi Origin

Location: Da hu ( 大湖 about 900m)
Harvest time: 3/9/2019
Cultivar :mi lanxiang (around 100 year tea bushes)
Feature: Not only inherited the single cluster tea flowers fragrance, and have the advantages of black tea, taste unique. The shape of the cable tight fine even, beautiful front seedlings, the color of black run; The essence is clear and fragrant with honey fragrance, and contains sweet potato fragrance, which is long lasting. The color of the soup is bright red, while the taste is mellow. Qingyin can best taste the golden single cluster of meaningful aroma, red and bright, especially its aroma like fruit, orchid and lychee incense, fresh and lasting. It can be drunk alone or with milk.

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188 tasting notes

Why take a good Dan Cong and make it into a black tea? Because you can and someone will drink it I guess are the main reasons. I personally have no bias as long as the price is not too steep. Brewed this western and gongfu, short steeps, long steeps , over steeped to get an idea on the depth. The longer processing of this into a black tea adds the requisite maltiness we all love but dampens and mutes the floral notes. The underlying sweetness is still present early but dissipates quickly. It has very good structure in dry form and on the tongue, all in all I would drink this as an every day tea.

195 °F / 90 °C 0 min, 15 sec 7 g 4 OZ / 110 ML

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12 tasting notes

Leaves are on the small-medium side. Jet black, with a slightly metallic sheen. Steamed aroma is a deep, fragrant orchid. Brewed aroma is sweeter, with more honey notes. Tea liquor is dark, muddy black-red. Not very clear, but not impenetrable. First taste is bitter, that rapidly evolves into a thick, honey sweetness. On the finish, a slightly bitter orchid is mixed up with the sweetness. It is so incredibly sweet. Like I was sucking on a crystallized piece of honey. Finish is long lasting. Throat feeling is negligible. No noticeable cha qi.

This tea isn’t super complex. What it is, is tasty, and a pleasure to drink.

Flavors: Honey, Orchid

205 °F / 96 °C 0 min, 30 sec 10 g 5 OZ / 150 ML

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