Ceylon Sonata

A Black Tea from

Rating

77 / 100

Calculated from 78 Ratings
Tea type
Black Tea
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Ingredients
Not available
Flavors
Grass, Metallic, Tea
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Bulk, Loose Leaf, Sachet
Caffeine
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Certification
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Typical Preparation
Use 15 oz / 440 ml of water
Set water temperature to 205 °F / 96 °C
Use 10 g of tea
Steep for 4 min, 15 sec
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94 Tasting Notes View all

“I’m in a no-frills mood today. My husband had knee surgery on Monday, so I’m pretty much running dead on my feet. I need the warmth, the simplicity, the CAFFEINE to make it through the work day...” Read full tasting note
“Almost a sipdown on this one today — two cups worth left. This has been languishing in my desk drawer for a while, so I might take it home and finish it off this weekend. Then I can replace it with...” Read full tasting note
“I’d rather drink Adagio’s Irish Breakfast. I’m not sure what’s going on in this one but it seems like some thing is wrong. I find that “tea” taste with quite a bit of bitterness. I swear I’m...” Read full tasting note
“Another sample comes to an end. I’m digging this more than usual this morning, I usually prefer Ceylons cold, and like to drink maltier blacks hot.” Read full tasting note

Description

Black tea from Sri Lanka. In colonial times, this island-nation was known as Ceylon. This name is still used to describe all teas grown here. Ceylon tea is bright and lively, with a wonderfully delicate flavor. The ‘Ceylon Sonata’ is the finest grade tea from the renowned Kenilworth estate, located in Sri Lanka’s Kandy region. The perfect afternoon tea.

Steep at 212° for 3-5 minutes.

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