Russian Country

$ 9.99

A blend of four teas along with an additional touch of Lapsang, this is a softer version of Smoky Lapsang Souchong. This tea is reminiscent of the teas that were carried by camel across the Asian deserts to Russia. As Norwood Pratt quips: "the only choice was one hump or two."
Dry Leaves A variety of dark brown leaves, the larger ones being Lapsang Souchong.
Liquor The liquor is a medium brown.
Aroma The aroma has distinguished smokey notes from the Lapsang Souchong.
Caffeine Level Caffeinated
Body This is a medium bodied tea. The full bodied teas of Keemun, Assam, and Ceylon are lightened by the Formosa Oolong and Lapsang Souchong.
Flavors The base teas have notes of muted malt, citrus, and stewed peaches, however all that is over-powered by the smokey aromas.
Brewing Time 4 to 5 minutes
Brewing Temperature 212° F