Congou Keemun

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Black Tea
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Use 12 oz / 355 ml of water
Set water temperature to Boiling
Steep for 3 min, 0 sec
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“I actually started the day at Tony’s, drinking a cup of Butiki’s Irish Breakfast, because that’s what I have there. Now I’m at home. The Harp Technician, Ed, is here. He comes to town every year,...” Read full tasting note
“Maybe I’m the only person who has had a negative experience with a tea and then avoided all the tea’s like it from that point on. But, I don’t think that’s the case. I’ll bet you that most of us...” Read full tasting note
“I wanted to try this one quick in case the Cantaloupe & Cream sample stored with this was affecting it. It might be. It did have a slight cantaloupe flavor, like the other samples. Not good! ...” Read full tasting note
“I need to try at some point to sort out the various subtleties of straight black teas, so this is one step in the right direction, with a sample courtesy of Stacy at Butiki. Can’t say I’ve tried...” Read full tasting note


Congou Keemun is a single estate tea that originates from Qimen County in Anhui Province in China. This handpicked tea utilizes the Congou Keemun varietal and is withered, twisted, fully fermented, baked and then undergoes a special refining process. Our Congou Keemun has floral, shitake mushroom, pine needle, damp earth, and pomegranate notes. This complex tea is malty, sweet, and mellow.

Ingredients: Chinese Black Tea

Recommended Brew Time: 3 minutes
Recommended Amount: 2 level teaspoons of tea for 8oz of water
Recommended Temperature: 212 F (Boiling)

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