Giddapahar Spring Wonder First Flush

Tea type
Black Tea
Ingredients
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Flavors
Bitter, Citrus, Custard, Grass, Meat, Smooth, Thick, Umami
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Average preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 0 min, 15 sec 3 g 2 oz / 50 ml

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  • “This is an unusual FF Darjeeling in the sense that it doesn’t have a very distinctive aroma. However, it makes up for that with a very nice texture. The taste is strong and delightful, but again...” Read full tasting note
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Darjeeling first flush black tea.

A new favourite from Darjeeling, boasting a balanced, subtle sweetness and a creamy mouthfeel to be savoured.

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This is an unusual FF Darjeeling in the sense that it doesn’t have a very distinctive aroma. However, it makes up for that with a very nice texture. The taste is strong and delightful, but again not very complex.

Today I prepared it gong fu style with 2.5g in a small gaiwan. The dry leaves smell of citrus, custard, and chicken meat, while the wet leaves have a floral, woody aroma with a thistles like character. Taste is a mix of citrusy, grassy, bitter, and umami flavours. There is very little astringency. It has quite a herbaceous aftertaste. Liquor has an extremely smooth, oily, and mouth-watering mouthfeel, which is the highlight of the session for me.

Flavors: Bitter, Citrus, Custard, Grass, Meat, Smooth, Thick, Umami

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 0 min, 15 sec 3 g 2 OZ / 50 ML
Leafhopper

Hmm, a tea that smells like chicken. At least it didn’t taste like it. :)

Kittenna

I had the same thought…

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