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Lapsang Souchong Black Dragon

5 star average rating
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Blended especially for Upton Tea Imports, this tea is a pleasing and subtly complex variation on a rich, smoky classic. The perfect gift for the Lapsang Souchong drinker who seeks a less smoky cup.

Steeping Suggestions

Leaf Quantity: 2.25 g/6oz cup
Steep Time: 4 min.
Water Temperature: 212 degrees (boiling)
Lapsang Souchong Black Dragon Reviews
5 star average rating
Overall Rating: 5.0 / 5.0 (based on 5 reviews)

  • Lapsang Souchong Black Dragon
  • 4 star rating
  • Erin – NY – September 07, 2020
  • I didn't think I liked Lapsang Souchong at all until I tried this version. The smokiness doesn't overwhelm your senses and there are some nice complexities that come through.
  • Cozy Winter Tea
  • 5 star rating
  • Cyn – MA – October 27, 2019
  • I drink this from October to April: when the maples start changing color, I'm savoring this wonderfully mellow smoky flavor.
  • 5 star for a lapsang but 5 star darjeelings are better
  • 5 star rating
  • chris – AZ – January 17, 2019
  • This will be a good choice if you like lapsang souchong tea and i do, the premium china lapsang was also good. I did those 2 with a try at the imperial lapsang and the imperial was a touch less good than the other two. I recommend this tea. Lapsangs can't compare to an excellent delicate white or a great darjeeling like steinthal but enjoyable.
  • Smooth!
  • 5 star rating
  • Jerald – NM – January 13, 2019
  • An extremely balanced and smooth Lapsang. Lightly smoked, you clearly know it is a Lapsang, without being overpowered. Light to medium bodied, the flavor is complex yet easy to drink.
  • A More Gentle Lapsang Souchong
  • 5 star rating
  • Randy – IN – October 26, 2017
  • This is actually the least smoky Lapsang Souchong that Upton carries. It took me a little time to get used to it, but now I really enjoy this multifaceted tea. A big plus for me is the lower caffeine, as I am getting more sensitive to caffeine as I get older. Subjectively I would guess it has about half the caffeine of a normal black tea.
Lapsang Souchong Black Dragon Review

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