Tea: Golden Monkey Black Tea

A Golden Monkey from Teavana

This tea has been retired/discontinued.

Picture of Golden Monkey Black Tea
Brand:Teavana
Style:Golden Monkey
Region:Fujian, China
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Loose?Loose
# Ratings:9 View All

Review of Golden Monkey Black Tea

AromaFlavorValueTotal
7 of 103 of 52 of 557 of 100
Very GoodFairOverpriced

I find this tea a bit thin for my taste, though a decent Chinese black. For reference, I lean more toward the Yunnan blacks. It has a lovely aroma and a fair overall mouth feel.

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Alex Zorach wrote:
on January 3rd, 2014

Hello, and welcome to RateTea, and thank you for your first review!<br /> <br /> I haven't tried this particular tea but I do notice that teas that are marketed, as this one is, as "low tannin", can often seem a bit thin-bodied. I think there's a delicate balance, with a certain amount of astringency making teas taste richer, and I've definitely had other golden-tipped teas (including some Yunnan ones) that also tasted a bit thin for me.

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