Fujian Golden Monkey 'Jin Mao Hou' Black Tea

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84 / 100

Calculated from 10 Ratings
Tea type
Black Tea
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Black Tea Leaves
Caramel, Malt, Smooth, Baked Bread, Cherry, Cocoa, Dark Chocolate, Plums, Roasted, Rye, Thick, Chocolate, Sweet Potatoes
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Typical Preparation
Use 10 oz / 296 ml of water
Set water temperature to 205 °F / 96 °C
Steep for 2 min, 45 sec
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22 Tasting Notes View all

“Third tea of the day, getting a bit of caffeine before class. Did this gongfu style because why not. Malty, smooth, and a nice caramel undertone. As others mentioned, mouthfeel is thick and...” Read full tasting note
“A wonderful morning tea.” Read full tasting note
“Excellent!!!! I have tried many Golden Monkey tea, and my search is complete. This is the best I’ve tried. The Fujian region never disappoints me for tea. My favorite silver needle comes from here....” Read full tasting note
“Smooth malt and a faint hint of caramel sweetness. This tea is simplistic in flavor, but pleasant, with a thick texture and no bitterness whatsoever.” Read full tasting note


A delightful black tea with a caramel nose and taste without any bitterness or astringency. Perfect for all times of the day.

Tasting Notes:
- Caramel nose
- Complex; caramel hints with delicate citrus finish
- No detectable bitterness or astringency

How It’s Made: One bud with one leaf

Origin: Fuan County, Fujian Province, East China

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