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Red Peony from ITO EN

Style: Black Tea – Region: Anhui, China

77 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 3/5
Feb. 29th, 2012

Similar to Red Peony - I just had an Invoice from Gopaldhara and Rohini Tea estates and I had an opportunity to taste the hand made Peony Rosette. Indeed very special mystical and mesmerizing mouth lingering taste as we go along from first cup to second cup. This is one of my favorite tea, The tea is medium bodied and ...

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Puttabong Estate SFTGFOP1 Cl/Queen 1st Flush (DJ-36) from Upton Tea Imports

Style: Darjeeling First Flush – Region: Darjeeling, India

60 / 100 Aroma: 3/10 Flavor: 2/5 Value: 4/5
Feb. 27th, 2012

Darjeeling first Flush Puttabong Estate- When infused, the saddle brown leaves give off a pleasing aroma of fruit and wintergreen. The flavor is rich and balanced with fruit notes that linger in the finish. I will give 74 /100. Almost an Oolong type.

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Mangalam Estate Assam FTGFOP from ITO EN

Style: Assam – Region: Sivasagar, Assam, India

57 / 100 Aroma: 3/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 4/5
Feb. 27th, 2012

Assam tea has acquired its name from its region of production- Assam in India. Characteristics like rich malty flavor, fuller body, bright color, briskness and sweet aroma has made this tea a hot favorite amongst the tea-enthusiasts all over the world. This tea is generally taken with milk and sugar but it can be drunk...

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Assam from Two Leaves and a Bud

Style: Assam – Region: Assam, India

60 / 100 Aroma: 4/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 3/5
Feb. 27th, 2012

A great tea to make a chai blend base. Koenga golden tip Assam second flush Invoice can give this malty flavour when brewed for 5 minutes in 212 F. Its is one of the finest offering from Assam that is mild unlike halmari strong. Though I like of strong Assam.

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Golden Chai™ - Spiced Assam Black Tea from Numi Organic Tea

Style: Chai / Spiced Tea – Region: Assam, India

47 / 100 Aroma: 2/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 4/5
Feb. 26th, 2012

This chai is average, today I almost made 99 percent of beautiful chai as being drink In India, making a base of assam golden tip Koenga Tea estate second flush hard boiled for 5 minutes. Added milk and boild the mixuture with 2 cloves, 2 black pepper, a green cardomom and small stick of cardomom. The liquor was thick ...

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Gopaldhara Estate FTGFOP1 In-between (DJ-35) from Upton Tea Imports

Style: Darjeeling In-Between – Region: Darjeeling, India

50 / 100 Aroma: 3/10 Flavor: 2/5 Value: 3/5
Feb. 26th, 2012

Steeping 5 minutes results in nutty and fruity flavour that is long lasting. The tea leaves are fine rolled with a beautiful golden amber liquor and it is more complete in second cup. The tea is little sweet in between and plane at the back. This tea is medium as compared to other darjeeling FTGFOP1 grade or other spec...

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Halmari CTC BOP from Upton Tea Imports

Style: Assam – Region: Dibrugarh, Assam, India

67 / 100 Aroma: 5/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 4/5
Feb. 26th, 2012

Best suited and good base of Chai the dark chocolate liquor it gives when boild together with milk with a water temperature of 212.

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Golden Assam from Rishi Tea

Style: Assam – Region: Assam, India

67 / 100 Aroma: 6/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 3/5
Feb. 26th, 2012

Well I dont use te abags a lot, but this Golden Assam seems to me from Halmari TE invoice. The leaves are evenly graded with more of black leaves less of golden tips. The liquor is malty sweet and astringent at the back of the tongue, little bitterness at the tip of the tongue. The full body rich orange color liquor is...

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Chai Spice Black Tea from Stash Tea

Style: Chai / Spiced Tea – Region: ?????

30 / 100 Aroma: 2/10 Flavor: 1/5 Value: 2/5
Feb. 26th, 2012

Well this is not a chai or spiced tea thats corresponds to Masala chai.

The tea has no base. For a perfect chai or spiced Tea or Masala chai base should be always Assam Second flush CTC leaves with less contents of spices like ginger, clove, black pepper, cinnamon, green cardomom and tinges of safron

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Singbulli Estate Darj. SFTGFOP1 (DJ-234) from Upton Tea Imports

Style: Darjeeling Second Flush – Region: Darjeeling, India

43 / 100 Aroma: 3/10 Flavor: 2/5 Value: 2/5
Feb. 26th, 2012

his clonal, classic, superfine, muscatel tea is an outstanding Darjeeling. I steeped the The Tea for 5 minutes in a temperature of 195 degree celsius. The Tea can be drink without milk. The base color is seems to be like red wine and out rims bright yellow a character of autumn flush, The steeped leaves were coppery wh...

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Makaibari Estate FTGFOP1S Second Flush (DJ-142) from Upton Tea Imports

Style: Darjeeling Second Flush – Region: Darjeeling, India

70 / 100 Aroma: 4/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 4/5
Feb. 26th, 2012

This seconf flush darjeeling single estate tea from makaibari is known as rajah collection or the collection of lord of darjeeling who is the 4th generation estate owner. this second flush darjeeling makaibari is the true muscatel with fine leaves and in short Muscatel

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Organic Darjeeling Second Flush from Equal Exchange

Style: Darjeeling Second Flush – Region: Darjeeling, India

40 / 100 Aroma: 3/10 Flavor: 2/5 Value: 2/5
Feb. 26th, 2012

This is indeed a darjeeling second flush but its not muscatel all darjeeling second flush are not Muscatel. Only Makaibari has a house patent of Muscatel flavour. Indeed this tea has all characters of a 2nd flush, but not a muscatel.

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Goomtee Estate, Darjeeling, 2nd Flush, Muscatel from TeaSource

Style: Darjeeling Second Flush – Region: Darjeeling, India

57 / 100 Aroma: 4/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 3/5
Feb. 26th, 2012

Goomtee Second Flush Golden Tip- Review The chocolate-plum notes with notes of almond and lemon. It began as salt on the tip of the tongue, then turned to pure honeyed plums and muscatel on the middle and back, with a dry, astringent finish.

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Organic Makaibari Estate Muscatel Darjeeling from ITO EN

Style: Darjeeling Second Flush – Region: Darjeeling, India

77 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 4/5
Feb. 26th, 2012

Muscatel taste in Tea is only represented by Makaibari Tea Estate, a lot of Tea estates and company have wrong connotation about Muscatel and they claim as their own. Muscatel taste is generated only in Second Flush Darjeeling Tea, all second flush doesnot represent the Muscatel. The word Muscatel in terms of tea is th...

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Darjeeling 2nd Flush Muscatel from Rishi Tea

Style: Darjeeling Second Flush – Region: Darjeeling, India

50 / 100 Aroma: 4/10 Flavor: 2/5 Value: 2/5
Feb. 26th, 2012

I infused the Tea for 4/5 minutes and a boil of 195 195˚F the tea has fruity flavours indeed and floral aromas in the second cup .

The Muscatel is a house patent of Makaibari Tea Estate. The true flavour of what we know as Muscatel comes only from Muscatel. The Makaibari TE have a Muscatel because of the soil alti...

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