Description: The attractive, tippy leaves produce an enticing cup with a malty character and flavor notes of dark berries. With its pleasing, subtle sweetness and well-balanced flavor profile, we suggest trying it straight but if desired, it could accommodate a splash of milk.
Steeping Suggestions: - Leaf Quantity: 2¼ g/cup Water Temp: 212° (boiling) Steep Time: 4-5 min.
Average of customer reviews submitted during the last year: ; No. of reviews: 2 Dry Leaf Appearance and Feel: Excellent, Infused Leaf Aroma and Appearance: Excellent, Infused Liquor Flavor: Very Good, Overall Value: Very Good
from Rutherford, NJ (United States)
(6/25/2012) Dry Leaf: Excellent,
Infused Leaf: Excellent, Liquor: Excellent,
"A top quality Assam, fruity & fragrant, as noted. To my taste, one of the best I've found in the last couple of years." Barry Lawson
from Saint Paul, MN (United States)
(11/15/2012) Dry Leaf: Excellent,
Infused Leaf: Very Good, Liquor: Good,
"I strongly recommend 5 min and milk - not to combat strength, but rather to bring out the flavor and sweetness. Without milk, I find this tea rather unremarkable, especially for the price point. With milk, it is quite pleasant."
"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."