Hu Hong

A Black Tea from


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“The dry leaf of this smells fantastic. Like cocoa and malt. The flavor is malty and sweet. And there’s a dark earthy almost smokey background. There’s also a sweet, almost molasses note. The second...” Read full tasting note


This beautiful black tea from Hunan Province, China, is a unique black tea with a light sweetness at the beginning of the sip and a richer, earthier tone on the back. The dry leaf is wiry, similar to some of our favorite Ceylon black teas. What truly sets this tea apart is the smattering of golden and amber flecks on the leaves. The brewed tea liquor is amber in color and full-bodied in aroma.

Origins: China
Serving Amount: 1 tsp./6 oz. serving
Temperature: 203-212 degrees
Steep Time: 2-3 minutes
Serving Size: 1 oz. of tea will provide 12-15 single cup servings
Sourcing: Outside Blender

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