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Harmutty Assam by Golden Tips Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Golden Tips Tea Description: An outstanding strong and bold black tea from the popular Harmutty tea estate in Assam. The finely crafted dark black leaves boast of select golden tips and make for a bright red liquoring cup. The tea brings in an abundance of maltiness and a woody character which are cherished by connoisseurs who love their cup full-bodied. The lingering aftertaste engulfs your mouth. A perfect-start for a long day.  Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: This is a first flush Assam from Golden Tips Tea, picked in March 2014 on Read More

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Halmari Gold Assam by Golden Tips Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Golden Tips Tea Description: Assam is a celebrated tea growing region in the world and there is no doubt over the fact that Assam black teas are the most sought-after in the world. However, even in Assam, there are those rare and special days when ideal climatic conditions backed by intuitive manufacturing excellence garnered by years of experience prepares something as rare as this Halmari Gold Clonal Black Tea. Handpicked from superior P126 clonal bushes at the Halmari Tea estate, the opulent appearance of the tea is characteristic of an almost equal combination Read More

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Master Han’s Wild Picked Yunnan Black from Verdant Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type: Black Where to Buy: Verdant Tea Tea Description: Master Han is a remarkably talented crafter of wild picked pu’ers and black teas whose workshop and ancient plot of tea forest is an hour’s walk to the nearest gravel road in a national forest preserve. We were lucky enough to meet him at his first tea conference. Tucked away in a hidden corner behind slick modern displays with uniformed reps from Xiaguan and Menghai, Master Han and his young apprentice seemed apprehensive about the operation. We were on our way to a panel on gongfu brewing when the sheer beauty of a bag Read More