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Hong Tao Keemun

4 star average rating
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A mellow tea in the style of An Hui province Keemun, with classic Burgundy cup character and mild smoky note. The liquor is smooth, with a lingering sweet finish.

Steeping Suggestions

Leaf Quantity: 2.25 g/6oz cup
Steep Time: 5 min.
Water Temperature: 212 degrees (boiling)
Hong Tao Keemun Reviews
4 star average rating
Overall Rating: 4.0 / 5.0 (based on 2 reviews)

  • Nice strong black tea
  • 3 star rating
  • Talia – NM – September 12, 2019
  • I made a project of buying all the China Keemun teas to see which I liked best. This one is a nice bold tea, with a sweetness about it, but I feel it lacks a lot of the smokiness I expect of a Keemun. It might be a nice tea to blend with a milder Keemun to get a balance of strength and smoke. As a general black tea it's very nice.
  • Lion Mountain Replacement
  • 5 star rating
  • Alexander – CA – October 24, 2018
  • Back when Peet's was still Peet's and carried a real assortment of loose teas in their stores, I developed a strong liking for their Lion Mountain Keemun. Mellow but deep, with an almost malty sweetness. This is the one for cold mornings when the throat feels a bit rough and Lapsang isn't the thing.
Hong Tao Keemun Review

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