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Golden Tips Tea
Mankota produces some excellent second flush black teas every year. This tea in particular boasts of all characters of a premium Assam tea. The tea is robust, bold and extremely malty. The full-body of the tea finishes on a slightly sweet note which makes it an absolute prized possession. Sprinkled with golden tips all over, the dark red liquor shimmers in the cup. A fantastic breakfast tea and a must-try if you love Assam tea.
My mother always said that breakfast foods could be served any time of day – that’s how much she loved breakfast foods – but rarely ate breakfast foods in the morning at breakfast time. That’s kind of how I feel about this tea. It’s a fantastic breakfast tea but I think it would be fantastic any time of day! I agree that this is a premium Assam. It;s robust, bold, malty, full-bodied, and sweet. It teases with hints of cocoa and is quite forgiving if you under infuse or over infuse. It keeps up well to the elements and tastes extremely fresh. I can’t think of a thing I don’t like about this black tea. It’s wonderful! Of course I am partial to the black teas that have the long and windy tea leaves that also sport the two toned light brown and dark brown leaves which this tea does have, too, but this is incredibly delicious and I guess when you get right down to it that is what counts, most, right!?