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Golden Kenya Black Tea GFBOP from Upton Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Tea Where to Buy: Upton Tea Tea Description: This tea is no longer in the Upton Tea Catalog however I thought it was worth a mention due to its heavy black tea tastes. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Golden Kenya Black Tea GFBOP from Upton Tea is no longer in their catalog but the closely searched and suggested teas that are seem to be their Milima Estate Kenya GFOP and Milima Estate Kenya OP in case you are interested in somewhat comparable teas. As for my thoughts, opinions, and findings on Upton Tea’s Golden Kenya Black Tea GFBOP Read More

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Turkish Style Blend Tea from Upton Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Tea Where to Buy: Upton Tea Tea Description: A proprietary blend of Ceylon teas created to mimic the style of tea produced in Turkey, which is rarely, if ever, exported. The bold leaves have the faint aroma of vanilla which is also present in the creamy-smooth cup. Infuse for 4-5 minutes to drink straight, or longer if the addition of milk is preferred. Origin: Sri Lanka Steeping Suggestions: Leaf Quantity: 2¼ g/cup Water Temp: 212° (boiling) Steep Time: 4-5 min. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Turkish Style Blend Tea from Upton Tea is Read More

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Richmond Park Blend from Upton Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Tea Where to Buy: Upton Tea Tea Description: Description: A mellow, whole-leaf blend of Keemun, Ceylon, and Darjeeling. An exceptional tea that is smooth enough for drinking plain, and sturdy enough to take milk or lemon. From our London blender. Origin: England Steeping Suggestions: Leaf Quantity: 2¼ g/cup Water Temp: 212º (boiling) Steep Time: 4-5 min. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: According to the production description Richmond Park Blend from Upton Tea is ‘mellow’.  I disagree.  That’s not a word I would use to describe this tea at all.  However, the product description Read More

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Putharjhora Estate Dooars TGBOP Black Tea from Upton Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Tea Where to Buy: Upton Tea Tea Description: Eventho this specific tea is not currently on their website below you will read a bit more about the estate in which it came from. The Putharjhora Estate is just west of the Assam district in northeast India and the Dooars region produces teas that are excellent for breakfast or early afternoon drinking. Learn more about this company here. Taster’s Review: My favorite part about drinking teas from Upton Teas is that I get to learn about the different estates and region and I did just that with Read More

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Budlabeta Estate Assam GBOP SPL from Upton Tea Imports

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Upton Tea Imports Tea Description: A quality broken-leaf selection, with a pleasant and complex aroma in both the dry leaf and cup. The liquor has a medium body, with notes of dried fruit and a pleasant finish. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I had to wake up early today, and I am still feeling a little sluggish as it nears the afternoon, so, I am in need of a good, hearty Assam.  I chose to try this Budlabeta Estate Assam GBOP SPL from Upton Tea Imports … and I’m Read More