Queen of the Hill

A Black Tea from


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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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12 Tasting Notes View all

“Funnily enough, I also picked this one out of my cupboard today. Maybe Terri and i were operating on the same wavelength today or something. :) In the grand scheme of things, this is an average...” Read full tasting note
“Can you spell ASSAM? I think I am in super taster mode for ‘bitter’ today. Most of you probably know this, but there are basically 5 tastes: Sweet, Sour, Salty, Bitter, & Umami (the savory...” Read full tasting note
“Sipdown, 139. Thanks to Sil for this sample. Another assam, haha. I tried this straight first, did a quick nope, and added milk and sugar. I have come to the realization that I was correct in my...” Read full tasting note
“Finally got around to tasting this sample kindly sent to me by Sil some time ago. It is indeed as she noted. An okay tea but nothing special.” Read full tasting note


An extremely tippy Assam tea from India’s steamy Brahmaputra Valley, this Sloane Tea Company Exclusive has a robust character that is complex yet simple to enjoy, making it an ideal companion at any time of day.

TEA PROFILE: Rich golden amber liquor, medium-bodied, brisk and full with a delicately sweet earthy linger.

STEEPING INSTRUCTIONS Steep 1 teaspoon per 6 oz of freshly boiled water for 3-4 minutes, depending on taste. Savour this tea straight or with a touch of milk.

ICED TEA BREWING INSTRUCTIONS (to make 1 litre/quart)
Boil 2 cups of water and pour over 7tsp. (approximately 14g) of tea, in a heat-safe pitcher. Steep for 12 min and then fill with 2 cups of cold water. Remove tea leaves (Sloane Sachet) from pitcher. Garnish with fresh mint, blueberries, or citrus slices.

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