Description: The dry leaves are attractive, with a fine, wiry look, and abundant golden tips. The liquor has a rich, russet color and complex aromatics, most notably of wild honey. A smooth fruity flavor with a minty nuance rounds out this selection.
Origin: Sri Lanka
Steeping Suggestions: - Leaf Quantity: 2¼ g/cup Water Temp: 212° Steep Time: 4-5 min.
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from Rutherford, NJ (United States)
(6/25/2012) Dry Leaf: Excellent,
Infused Leaf: Excellent, Liquor: Excellent,
"A unique tea, very much worth the price. Leaves are blacker than many Ceylons & highly aromatic with notes of fig. Superb in the cup: sweet & rich with a tippy edge. 5-minute brew brings out full flavor." Charles Collins
from Sharon, MA (United States)
(2/3/2013) Dry Leaf: Good,
Infused Leaf: Very Good, Liquor: Very Good,
"This has a nice look to it with a mix of dark and blond leaf. The aroma in the pouch is very mild compared to something like Kenilworth Estate TC85D for example. It is pricy and worth a purchase if you have tasted others first."
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