The dry leaves of this tea smelled strongly of lavender and refined sugar so I was extremely excited to brew this up. First steep had quite a few notes that I have more commonly found in black teas. There was a lot of lavender in this tea and with what seemed like a bit of lemon juice with a sweetness at the end. As I continued steeping there was a certain amount of bitterness and astringency and lemon flavor cooled down. There was a lot more maltiness on the later steeps as well. The sweetness of this tea died down to 0 sweetness. This tea had a nice mouthfeel and coats the tongue nicely. Definitely and interesting tea considering that it is from Kenya and most of the teas that I have seen from Kenya are CTC black teas.

Flavors: Bitter, Lavender, Lemon, Malt, Smoke

205 °F / 96 °C 0 min, 15 sec 5 g 2 OZ / 70 ML

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