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Web: www.basilurtea.com
Last Updated: Aug. 13, 2018

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About Basilur

Basilur is a brand of Ceylon tea based in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The company packs its own teas in Sri Lanka and ships and sells them globally. Basilur teas are available in some supermarkets and retail stores, and the company also has its own dedicated stores in a few locations.

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Alex Zorach
(1386 reviews)
50 / 100
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Sencha

Style: Sencha – Region: Sri Lanka / Ceylon
Jan. 30th, 2017

The last of the Basilur teas I picked up at a friend's wedding, and unfortunately, one of the least satisfying.

The tea bag didn't smell great, but upon brewing I was surprised by a more pleasing aroma. Like other lower-quality senchas I've tried, and somewhat like bancha, this one had a distinct corn aroma.

The...

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83 / 100
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Camomile

Style: Pure Chamomile Tea – Region: ?????
Dec. 20th, 2016

Wow, the tea bag was exceptionally fresh smelling, with a rich, complex aroma suggestive of high-quality chamomile. The smell is fruity and pleasant, I find it very comforting.

Upon brewing, the tea bag gets a bit mushy or slimy, but besides that, this smells and tastes on the level of a high-quality, loose-leaf ba...

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60 / 100
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Ginger - Magic Fruits

Style: Flavored Black Tea – Region: ?????
Dec. 10th, 2016

Another of the teabags I picked up at a wedding recently. Good quality, but not the sort of blend that I'm crazy about.

The tea bag itself smells like dried ginger, I can't smell much tea, and upon brewing, the cup smells similar. The flavor though has a good balance of tea and ginger, but even drinking the cup, g...

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66 / 100
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This was yet another tea I had the opportunity to sample from a variety pack in a hotel. I have never seen this brand for sale in the U.S. It was good, considerably above-average for a simple black tea bag.

A bold and strong tea, not particularly distinctive or remarkable, but good. Aroma is malty with hints of s...

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Virginia Mastromarino
(6 reviews)
77 / 100
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I bought it hoping it will be an excellent tea, but it is not. There is something in its aroma and flavor that I do not like. Nor is it something horrible.

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