Golden Monkey (Jin Hou)

A Black Tea from


78 / 100

Calculated from 3 Ratings
Tea type
Black Tea
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Chocolate, Molasses
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Typical Preparation
Use 12 oz / 354 ml of water
Set water temperature to 205 °F / 96 °C
Steep for 3 min, 0 sec
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3 Tasting Notes View all

“Here’s Hoping TTB This is nice, but not the best Golden Monkey I’ve tried. The flavor is pleasant: light and sweet with chocolate and molasses notes. But it’s not as strong as I’d like and there’s...” Read full tasting note
“Thanks so much for the teas, Nicole! I got an awesome package just for shipping and I super appreciate it. If it wasn’t for such nice Steepsterers, I wouldn’t have been able to try nearly as many...” Read full tasting note
“I think from looking on Perennial’s website that this is actually from Silk Road but since my tasting experience was so different from the one I had with the Silk Road sample I thought maybe I...” Read full tasting note


A China black tea with very golden tippy leaves – Fujian China Notes of malt and chocolate Picked Spring 2014. A spring picking,very tippy, this tea is a good self drinker but will stand up to milk and sugar if you like.

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