Keemun Black Tea – Grade 2

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Calculated from 16 Ratings
Tea type
Black Tea
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Black Tea Leaves
Dark Wood, Fruity, Oak wood, Smoke
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Typical Preparation
Use 6 oz / 169 ml of water
Set water temperature to 205 °F / 96 °C
Use 4 g of tea
Steep for 3 min, 0 sec
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25 Tasting Notes View all

“I really, really love Teavivre’s Keemuns. For the sake of transparency, I’m technically drinking a Keemun Grade 1.5 tonight, as it was a mix of remaining samples. But I like 2 better, so that’s...” Read full tasting note
“Tea of the morning…… Wow. I am the first to log this one! Since I am a lover of all types of Keemun, I had to give this a try. Since I purchased this one, I requested a sample of Grade 1 Keemun...” Read full tasting note
“Here’s my 2nd Keemun of the day, & based on previous experience with Keemun teas, this is actually more like what I expect a Keemun to taste like. It’s earth, leather, smoke, a little plum...” Read full tasting note
“I’m going to try and get to my Teavivre Keemuns today. In order of price per 100g this one is at cheapest and so far, my least favourite :) This is a sort of malty, kind of astringent brew. It’s...” Read full tasting note


Origin: Qimen, Anhui, China

Ingredients: Dark black, glossy thin buds topped with golden coloured tips

Taste: A bold but smooth, fruity taste with a lingering, mellow aftertaste

Brew: 1-2 teaspoons for 8oz of water. Brew at 205 ºF (95 ºC) for 2 to 3 minutes (exact time depends on your taste – a longer time will give the tea a stronger taste and color)

Health Benefits: Keemun black tea is fully oxidised, and so does not have the same level of antioxidants as our Green or White teas. However it still makes a great healthy tea to drink, especially if drunk with no or minimal milk and sugar, and provides a great natural source of fluoride and other vitamins.

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