|"Everything I want in a first flush Darjeeling and nothing I don't."|
Brewed at 190° for three minutes. It has a hay-like herbal flavour with strong overtones of muscatel. It's bright and spritely with a medium body. The subtle smokiness is mostly in the aftertaste. Smooth and somewhat sweet, this is dangerously easy to drink.
My second steep is somewhat bitter and very mild. It's a bit of a let-down, but worth the second steep if you want to stretch the leaf. But when you consider just the first steep, this tea has everything I want in a first flush Darjeeling and nothing I don't. I'd definitely buy it and definitely love it.
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