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88 / 100

Calculated from 27 Ratings
Tea type
Black Tea
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Black Tea
Smoke, Smooth, Tobacco, Wood, Almond, Apple, Smoked, Sweet, Cinnamon, Tannin, Sarsaparilla
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Typical Preparation
Use 106 oz / 3134 ml of water
Set water temperature to 205 °F / 96 °C
Steep for 4 min, 30 sec
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41 Tasting Notes View all

“After a long week and a quick swim at the pool (trying in vain to get some exercise!) I am at home now. I can’t say what made me want to brew this one up but I was really craving it for some...” Read full tasting note
“I don’t want to GIVE AWAY my review…but… THIS IS FREAKING AWESOME!!!!! I have been looking for a Lapsong Souchong JUST LIKE THIS! I FINALLY FOUND IT! ...” Read full tasting note
“Backlogging from yesterday. What a way to start the new year. We arose to temps dipping to 10 below outside and our oil heater had quit during the night. The house was freezing. Hubby went out to...” Read full tasting note
“Tea of the morning…. (SRP #43) This is the end of my sample of this tea, and I loved it while I had it. Thank you, again, narwhalclub! It is probably about the smokiest I could handle, but it is...” Read full tasting note


This is a fairly heavily smoked Lapsong Souchong that smells wonderful and brews up beautifully. Named for a Chinese Tea Merchant.

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