Tea: Kenya Milima Estate FBOP1

A Black Tea from Upton Tea Imports

This tea has been retired/discontinued.

Picture of Kenya Milima Estate FBOP1
Brand:Upton Tea Imports
Style:Black Tea
Region:Kericho, Kenya
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Loose?Loose
# Ratings:1 View All

Review of Kenya Milima Estate FBOP1

AromaFlavorValueTotal
5 of 104 of 54 of 560 of 100
FairGoodGood Value

A mild, smooth tea that I prefer steeping for a longer time (around 5 minutes). Aroma is hard to describe, and I am not crazy about it, it has a sort of muted creaminess, but not in a light way. There's a notable absence of most of the tones that characterize black tea, inculding ones from Kenya. The flavor is very mild unless you steep it longer, and then it takes on a tannic edge with a bitter aftertaste.

The only thing I really like in this tea is that it produces an interesting explosion of aroma in the finish, suggestive of allspice or cinnamon.

Overall, I was less enthusiastic about it than other Kenyan teas from Upton. It's not terribly expensive, but there are considerably cheaper teas from Upton that I strongly prefer.

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