Description: The leaves of this selection are dark brownish-green and have a bold, "crepe paper" look. The infusion has a mild pepper/spicy suggestion and a light syrupy mouth feel. A simple production process results in an affordable cup with a satisfying character.
Steeping Suggestions: - Leaf Quantity: 2¼ g/cup Water Temp: 212° Steep Time: 3-5 min.
Average of customer reviews submitted during the last year: ; No. of reviews: 2 Dry Leaf Appearance and Feel: Very Good, Infused Leaf Aroma and Appearance: Very Good, Infused Liquor Flavor: Very Good, Overall Value: Very Good
(7/3/2014) Dry Leaf: Very Good,
Infused Leaf: Very Good, Liquor: Very Good,
"Has all the characteristics of a classic Yunnan: smoky and slightly sweet. Not as complex as more expensive varieties, but an excellent value for money." Glittery BOP
(3/19/2014) Dry Leaf: Very Good,
Infused Leaf: Good, Liquor: Good,
"Smells and tastes mildly smoky to me. Overbrewing (6 minutes or more) brings out an oddly appealing acrid quality. Drinkable with milk, but better without."
"Upton Tea Imports was founded in 1989 with the objective of providing the North American tea drinker with
the finest teas available. We purchase teas from reputable brokers and estates worldwide, dealing only with
sources who are capable of providing top quality teas. We sell directly to the consumer, thus ensuring the
freshest product and fairest pricing."