Description: This fine selection from the Nilgiri mountains is notable for the fruity
aroma of the infused leaves, as well as the lightly brisk character of the
cup. The light and gentle character is balanced with mild pungency and
Steeping Suggestions: - Leaf Quantity: 2¼ g/cup Water Temp: 212° (boiling) Steep Time: 3 min.
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from horsham, PA (United States)
(8/15/2013) Dry Leaf: Very Good,
Infused Leaf: Very Good, Liquor: Very Good,
"a very good cup of tea! nicely aromatic if not steeped too long (4 minutes, max)." Robert Fielding
from Boulder, CO (United States)
(9/5/2013) Dry Leaf: Good,
Infused Leaf: Very Good, Liquor: Excellent,
"Tangy bright fruit, forward and clean. Balanced by dark overtones and faint tannin. Medium body." Jerald Groner
from Portland, OR (United States)
(9/24/2007) Dry Leaf: Good,
Infused Leaf: Average, Liquor: Very Good,
"smooth and flavorfull, nice with a touch of honey, no milk. This tea is like a cross beteween a basic 2nd flush darjeeling and a GFOP assam." Iron Oxide
(2/23/2013) Dry Leaf: Good,
Infused Leaf: Good, Liquor: Very Good,
"This probably works best as a gentle breakfast tea. It does smell nice and the chopped leaves are easy to clean out of my filter basket. While the flavors of this tea are not loud, it does leave a lingering coppery-caramel aftertaste."
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