Kangaita OP

A Black Tea from


75 / 100

Calculated from 9 Ratings
Tea type
Black Tea
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Typical Preparation
Use 17 oz / 496 ml of water
Set water temperature to 205 °F / 96 °C
Steep for 3 min, 45 sec
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“Tea of the (laaaate) lazy dreary Sunday morning here (it was 70F last NIGHT and now they’re saying it’s going to snow today…I can’t take these wild fluctuations!). This one snuck up on me,...” Read full tasting note
“Thank you Nicole for some of this tea! It just happens to be another Ceylon I like! Adagio must have the worst Ceylon ever because for the longest time I thought I didn’t like Ceylon tea. This one...” Read full tasting note
“Still trying to finish this one off. It isn’t one of my favorite plain black teas for sure so that’s one reason I’ve had it for so long. It’s definitely on the brisk side which isn’t sitting too...” Read full tasting note
“Thanks to Batrachoid for this sample. I find this really bold and a bit astringent. I don’t really find any sweetness here. I added a splash of milk, and it cut a little bit of the astringency,...” Read full tasting note


It’s rare in Africa to find an orthodox (full leaf) tea, so of course we jumped on this as soon as we tasted it. Full bodied like some of our Ceylons, it has an additional sweetness to it.


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