Black Tea – Hong Cha Sample Pack #1
"Black Tea" as we call it in the West or "Hong Cha" ("Red Tea") as it is called in Asia, is well-known as an afternoon tea for its mellow and sweet flavor and relaxing effect. At the same time, it is also a perfect "pick me up" morning tea and a good replacement for coffee.
Try and compare these exquisite four black teas to establish your tea of choice to wake you up or for evening relaxation.
What's in this Discovery Collection:
Rich, sweet and mellow tea with a fresh and nicely balanced jasmine aroma
2: Imperial Keemun Black Tea (1/2oz)
Stone fruit and slightly smoky notes in the aroma and a gentle, malty, non-astringent taste
3: Gong Fu "White Forest" Bai Lin Black Tea (1/2oz)
Smooth and full-bodied taste with a hint of caramel
4: "Red Tip" Yunnan Dian Hong Black Tea (1/2oz)
Silky, with hints of chocolate and sweet potatoes aroma
How to brew loose leaf tea, Western Method:
How to brew loose leaf tea, Gong Fu style:
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