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.|
|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|