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Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Loose Leaf Black Tea 'Wuyishan Black'

Tea Information:
Tea: Wuyishan Black
Type: Black Tea
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Description: Fujian, China - Unlike traditional black teas, our Wuyishan Black is made from oolong varietals, creating complex yet nuanced flavors that come through with multiple infusions.

A rare and innovative black tea from Fujian, China. Sweet and smooth with notes of caramel and sour cherry. Unlike traditional black tea, our Wuyishan Black is made from oolong varietals. This unorthodox method imbues our Wuyishan with complex fruit aromatics and a deep flavor that reveals itself through multiple infusions.

Origin: Fujian, China

Steep Information:
Amount: 4 tsp (2 sample packs)
Water: 1000ml at 205°F
Tool: Breville One-Touch Tea Maker BTM800XL
Steep Time: 2 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: sweet, malty
Steeped Tea Smell: sweet, caramel
Flavor: light vegetal, malty, carmel finish
Body: Medium
Aftertaste: malty, fruity
Liquor: translucent very dark red brown

From the Steepster Select tea subscription.

Company or farm obtained from unspecified. Listed as sold out

1000ml at 205°F for 2 minutes 30 seconds
smooth, almost silky, malty, less sweet

1000ml at 205°F for 3 minutes 30 seconds
Dark color but very light flavor

Rating: 2/4 leaves

Leaf system:
1=Bleh! not again if it were free
2=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options
3=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out
4=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing

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