Description: This full-leaf, well-made Assam has a good complement of golden tips. The smooth cup has a gentle pungency which would lend itself to a spot of milk. Light, sweet notes of malt and cocoa accentuate the flavor profile.
Steeping Suggestions: - Leaf Quantity: 2¼ g/cup Water Temp: 212º (boiling) Steep Time: 4-5 min.
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from Rutherford, NJ (United States)
(1/14/2012) Dry Leaf: Very Good,
Infused Leaf: Very Good, Liquor: Very Good,
"12/10/11: Syrupy mouthfeel, muted flavor that doesn't catch the aroma of the dry leaves. We'll see if it improves with age. 1/4/12: Flavor has deepened. Still requires careful measurement. Properly brewed, it's rich & robust."
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