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Darjeeling Red Thunder Black – Gopaldhara Estate from Conundrum Tea. . . .

Darjeeling Red Thunder Black – Gopaldhara Estate from Conundrum Tea is the first tea I have tried from this company! And I sure hope it isn’t my last! Darjeeling Red Thunder Black – Gopaldhara Estate no longer appears on the company website or shop but it certainly was a GOODY! It was an autumn flush, black tea, from Darjeeling, India. It’s been said that Autumns in Darjeeling tend to be cold and the temperatures can reach freezing levels. This causes the leaves to wither and ferment before they are even picked. Having the tea leaves processed by nature produces some Read More

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Orchid Oolong from Conundrum Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy: Conundrum Teas Tea Description: This semi-balled oolong was processed with medium oxidation it has a roasted chestnut and honey flavor with a refreshing mint finish.  Balled Oolong’s are best enjoyed over multiple short infusions, as the ball unfurls throughout the steeps, different flavors are released along with the leaves.  The brewed tea has an intense yellow color and it smells like a bamboo forest filled with orchids. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: So far every tea that I have tried from Conundrum has been simply amazing. Their teas are high Read More

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Everest Sunrise from Conundrum Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: Conundrum Tea Tea Description: This double-roasted black tea has almost no astringency or dryness to it but it contains some very complex, full flavors.  It tastes of molasses, raisin, and sweet potato with more subtle hints of grape and caramelized sugar.  It has an incredibly sweet aftertaste for a black tea.  The orange color of the brewed tea reminds us of a fire and the leaves have a strong, sweet fragrance along with a root vegetable smell which is common for the high-altitude teas of Nepal. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Read More

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Jungle Fire Assam from Condundrum Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: Conundrum Tea Tea Description: This Orthodox (whole leaf) Assam tea is a lot different from your typical Assam.  The tea leaves are hand-picked and hand-processed.  This results in a bold, flavorful, and complex tea.  It tastes malty and woody with hints of honey.  The brewed tea has a nice sunset orange color and it smells of a subtle campfire. Learn more about this tea here.  Taster’s Review: Ever had a tea that made you appreciate the little moments life? I swear this tea just did that to m Conundrum Tea is a new tea Read More