Bouquet of Flowers No. 108

A Black Fruit Blend from

Rating

71 / 100

Calculated from 63 Ratings
Tea type
Black Fruit Blend
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Ingredients
Bergamot, Ceylon Black Tea, Chinese Black Tea, Flowers, Indian Black Tea, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin Orange, Orange
Flavors
Floral, Astringent, Bergamot, Berry, Flowers, Rose, Violet, Baked Bread, Citrus, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Malt, Sweet, Wood, Licorice, Tannin, Tea, Ash, Orange, Red Fruits
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Caffeine
Medium
Certification
Not available
Typical Preparation
Use 9 oz / 280 ml of water
Set water temperature to 200 °F / 93 °C
Steep for 3 min, 30 sec
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59 Tasting Notes View all

“I wish my postman would fill out the ‘from’ field when he gives me that little notice about a package to pick up on the post office. There’s one there now, waiting for me to pick it up on saturday....” Read full tasting note
“Thank you Dinosara for this sample. I open the tin wondering what will be on the other side to greet me, lets just say I was happy as to what greeted me. Small black chopped tea leaves that have an...” Read full tasting note
“This is not a popular tea. Nevertheless, I it’s been on my shopping list for years because I love bergamot and I love florals. I recently bought a pack of sample tins from Kusmi (the “Russian” set)...” Read full tasting note
“If this tea was a lipton bagged tea I would have said …nothing… This is a Kusmi tea and I am almost upset (again) for not loving it. The dry leaf was already weak and after steeping it is really...” Read full tasting note

Description

A blend of black teas from China, Sri Lanka, and India flavored with bergamot, citrus fruit, and flower petals. Kusmi’s oldest blend, Tsar Nicolas II regularly drank Bouquet of Flowers N°108 right up until the Russian revolution. This unique blend was created in 1880.

Tasting advice: delicious plain or sweetened

TEA PROFILE
Origin: China and Ceylon
Main flavor: citrus with a floral note
Quantity needed: 0,1 oz.

PREPARATION
Time of day: afternoon
Ideal water temperature: 185°F – 195°F
Recommended brewing time: 3-4 minutes

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