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 TT54: Special Production Formosa Black Tea

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   This selection, popularly known as "Sun Moon Lake Tea" or "Ruby Tea", is manufactured by hand in very limited quantities. The leaves are fully oxidized, and have a large, attractive appearance. The liquor is very smooth and without a trace of bitterness. The flavor is both refined and complex, with notes of mint, cinnamon and malt sugar.

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Leaf Quantity: 2 g/cup
Water Temp: 212 (boiling)
Steep Time: 4-5 min.

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Employee Recommendations:  
Name: Karen
"A very unique black tea from Taiwan called "Sun Moon Lake tea". The enormous twisted leaves have a wiry appearance, reminiscent of a Keemun Mao Feng. The tea is silky smooth without a trace of astringency. The taste is full and somewhat malty, reminiscent of a very smooth Assam tea. Notes of nutmeg and cinnamon are present with a whisper of mint in the finish."

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"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."