Lapsang Souchong Superior Smoked Tea

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84 / 100

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Black Tea
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Set water temperature to Boiling
Steep for 4 min, 30 sec
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8 Tasting Notes View all

“I think I need to use more leaf the next time I brew this. It’s very light and delicate this morning, with just the faintest hint of that wood-smoke flavor. I think I prefer it thicker and...” Read full tasting note
“I completely forgot I had this when I was digging through – all blurry-eyed – for a good black tea this morning. This was sent to me by Jaime in a tea swap a couple of months back. I hadn’t even...” Read full tasting note
“smoked= kinda wired. I’m trying” Read full tasting note
“Lapsang is not for the faint of heart, it’s one of the boldest teas for aroma, and yet the flavor of the brew is very well balanced, with earthy smokyness, that is reminiscent of a good steak. This...” Read full tasting note

Description

Traditionally carried by camel across Asia from China to Europe, this tea would arrive with a signature smoky aroma from the fires that the caravans burned for warmth. Still popular today, the organic leaves are smoked over pine needles and yield a distinctive aroma that goes especially well with savory dishes.

Water Temperature: 206 F degrees
Caffeine Content: Medium Bold
Steep Time: 3-5 minutes
Ingredients: Organic Black Tea
Origin: Fujian, China

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