Sherlock Holmes (Blend)

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Calculated from 20 Ratings
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Black Tea
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Assam Melody, Black Tea, Cardamom Pods, Cinnamon Bark, Clove, Ginger Root, Lapsang Souchong, Natural Spice Flavour, Orange Peel
Smoke, Malt, Spices, Sweet, Tobacco
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Typical Preparation
Use 20 oz / 600 ml of water
Set water temperature to 205 °F / 96 °C
Steep for 3 min, 15 sec
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“30/01/2013 I’m Sherlock Holmes, the world’s only consulting detective. I’m not going to go into detail about how I do what I do because chances are you wouldn’t understand. If you’ve got a problem...” Read full tasting note
“A friend who knows my love for tea & for all things BBC brought me a bit of this to try (her college-aged daughters brought it home). Since it was labelless, I’m guessing this is the correct...” Read full tasting note
“Had this blend for a late breakfast before heading out. I really like strong smokey teas, so I was excited for this one. The oriental spice in this one seems to tone down the lapsang, without...” Read full tasting note
“Smoke and spice and everything Sherlock. :) This is fantastic. My first taste of lapsang souchong ever, and though it’s blended I feel like I’ve passed some sort of tea milestone. :P Love, love,...” Read full tasting note


All at once exotic and mysterious and perhaps a little bit insane, with a lingering hint of smoke.

Inspired by BBC’s Sherlock, which I am in no way affiliated with. This is created purely for my own enjoyment.

Lapsang Souchong, Assam Melody, and Oriental Spice

created by Cara McGee

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