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Afternoon Darjeeling Tea Bags

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Brand:Taylors of Harrogate
Style:Darjeeling Black Tea
Region:Darjeeling, India
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This tea's info last updated: Mar. 6, 2015

Commercial Description

...subtle muscatel flavour, the result of a unique combination of cool misty climate, high altitude, rich soil and careful plucking and handling.

Brewing Instructions: (from Taylors of Harrogate)

For the perfect cup we recommend that you use one tea bag. Add freshly boiled water and infuse for 3-4 minutes. Serve on its own or with milk or lemon.

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65 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 3/5
(4 reviews) on
This tea seems strong and tannic for a Darjeeling. It smells nice, but brews very strong very rapidly. I drink it with honey, though I rarely add sweetener to any tea because i usually prefer tea without sweeteners. I bought the loose leaf tea, and used about 2.5 TBSP for a 30 oz pot. My suggestion would be to underbrew this slightly - maybe 2.5 minutes, to avoid a strong bitter tea. Aroma is lovely.
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47 Aroma: 4/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 3/5
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Fruity, even for a Darjeeling, and mellow, except for some very strong objectionable qualities that emerge. There's a harshness in the aroma that I could do without...the aftertaste is also very tannic even though at first this tea tastes smooth. Astringent for a Darjeeling.

Disappointing. Definitely recognizable as a Darjeeling but, in my opinion, falls short of other teabag Darjeelings, like Bigelow's.

Also, very weak. If you use more than 8 oz. of water per teabag, it's too weak, but if you use less, it becomes too tannic and harsh.
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