Golden Monkey from Tea N Joy. . . .

Today’s tea sample is from a company called Tea N Joy. I’ve never tried teas from this tea company before, so I’m excited to see how it goes! This should be fun! So I steeped this tea for around 2.5 minutes, using a heaping 1/2 tbsp and 10 oz of near-boiling water. It started to give off a nice malty smell right away. I should describe the tea leaves, too; they’re big, well-defined, long twisty thin leaves with gold tips! Wonderful. They look very high-quality. I love it when my tea has entire tea leaves in it, especially when they’re Read More


Golden Monkey Black Tea by Teavivre

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Teavivre Tea Description: Coming from Fujian, the Golden Monkey is made of the fresh buds and leaves of Fuding Pekoe, by lightly sun withering, rolling, fermentation and drying. Golden Monkey has the particular aroma of black tea. You could scent the fruity flavor through every sip of the tea. The golden hairy tips truly make this tea more attractive. This is one reason why it is called Golden Monkey. Another reason is its monkey-claw-liked shape of the dry tea, which is in golden and black color. When brewed, the Golden Monkey Tea tastes Read More


Golden Monkey from The Meaning of Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  The Meaning of Tea Product Description: Origin: From Yunnan Province, one of the most ancient tea-growing regions in China. This black tea is named after its golden brown, fuzzy buds. Ingredients: organic China black tea Organic Status: certified USDA organic Taster’s Review: This is an incredibly beautiful tea.  The leaves are very much like the picture above portrays:  gorgeous and golden!  The liquor is a deep amber color with a delicately sweet aroma that hints of notes of fruit and flower. This is a real treat to sip!  It has a strong Read More