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79 / 100

Calculated from 3 Ratings
Tea type
Black Tea
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Typical Preparation
Use 7 oz / 200 ml of water
Set water temperature to 205 °F / 96 °C
Steep for 3 min, 45 sec
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28 Tasting Notes View all

“Tea of the morning…. EDIT TO ADD: Their delivery service is appalling. I cannot in good conscience give this tea a good rating. Service = 0, the tea was about an 80. And likely my last pot for a...” Read full tasting note
“Haven’t had this in a while, and I’ve missed its slightly smokey presence. F&M teas are overpriced, but they tend to be top notch (some blends are hit and miss, though). My regular tea partners...” Read full tasting note
“sipdown! I am a fan of this one, though it’s not my favourite F&M tea to date. This is a good keemun, though I think i still really love the one from red blossom that i purchased a while...” Read full tasting note
“Little Terri’s Sipdown Extravaganza!!! Week Two! I’ve decided to focus today on savoring the rest of the teas that were sent to me from NofarS! We did an awesome swap a few months ago, &...” Read full tasting note


Keemun is the most famous of China’s black teas, requiring great skill to produce. The small, delicate leaf provides a rich, brown, lightly scented and almost nutty liquor that is terrific on its own but also takes extremely well to milk, which brings out its extraordinary smoothness.

Taste and Strength
An amber infusion with a nutty charater

When to Drink
Ideal at any time of day

Keemun, China

Brewing Information
Use boiling water and brew for 3-5 minutes depending on taste. Serve with milk or brew lighter and drink without milk.

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