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HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYBODY!!!!
I thought for sure that I had posted a note on this one already but I guess I was wrong lol.
Anyways, This Tea is very delicious and smells wonderful and slightly different to me from other Assams that I’ve had.
I’ve drink this tea many times now but the first time I had it was a Sample that Stacy had sent with one of my orders and when I tried it I just had to get more because it was so good. This tea has kinda complex flavor notes from chocolatey and malty to fruity and sweet with a nice astringency to it. I don’t usually follow steeping instructions on teas instead I just tend to steep them My way which is very short steeps in a gaiwan, brewed this way it was nice and malty with a slightly sweet fruity note, slight astringency.
When I steeped this tea a little longer about 2 1/2 minutes It was very nice bold and malty with flavors of cocoa and cinnamon with some awesome sweet fruity notes like raisins and a pleasant astringency.
I enjoy an Assam with a bit of milk and sugar sometimes but I didn’t try this one with milk, I did however add a little sugar and it was really great. A little bit of sweetener makes the cocoa notes more like chocolate while keeping the maltyness and the fruity notes turn to sweet cherries and lots of other hints in there like caramel and apricot and pumpkin pie?? kinda cinnamon, spice?
I’m not sure that I would want to add milk to this tea because it’s really didn’t need the sugar since it perfectly good on it’s own, I think milk and sugar would be just too much.

Butiki Teas

That’s ok, I don’t follow my own steep instructions either. I try to put instructions at a point where I think most people would enjoy the tea. A look for a balance of flavor without astringency but personally I overleaf and steep this super long because I love the dark chocolate notes and astringency.

Butiki Teas

Happy New Year! :)

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Butiki Teas

That’s ok, I don’t follow my own steep instructions either. I try to put instructions at a point where I think most people would enjoy the tea. A look for a balance of flavor without astringency but personally I overleaf and steep this super long because I love the dark chocolate notes and astringency.

Butiki Teas

Happy New Year! :)

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