The du Tigre

A Black Tea from


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Calculated from 7 Ratings
Tea type
Black Tea
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Typical Preparation
Set water temperature to 205 °F / 96 °C
Steep for 3 min, 0 sec
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7 Tasting Notes View all

“Recently, my local(ish) grocery story re-did their tea section. They stopped carrying some of the more ‘normal’ teas (like Twinings and Bigelow) and added some new ones (like Teatulia and Le...” Read full tasting note
“Steepsterites! My MASSIVE order from Le Palais des Thes has arrived. The vast majority of them are flavoured. Unless you count a smoky tea as flavoured, in which case they’re all flavoured....” Read full tasting note
“Brewed in a big teapot. Very strong taste of smoke, not the best smoked tea out there. If you like smoked tea you may like this one, although the smoke override every other taste in this tea.” Read full tasting note
“Lapsang Souchong².” Read full tasting note


Thé du Tigre is a delicious smoked tea from Taiwan. The leaf quality is superb and the smoking process is carried out in the traditional manner. Once the leaves have been harvested and processed into black tea, they are lightly toasted on a flat iron griddle, then spread out on a bamboo rack and left over a spruce wood fire for many hours. Certainly the smokiest of smoked teas, and also a favourite among connoisseurs.

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