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No. 174, Smoked Wuyi Lapsang

$28.00

 

Created with a light hand, this elegant, smoked black tea issues forth gentle, smoldering embers of peat reminiscent of a fine, aged scotch. Oak-lined bookcases heaving under the weight ancient tomes would pair well with this excellent tea, as would the lingering scent of pipe tobacco. Sophisticated and poetic, this gentle-pine smoked tea makes one wish for a long weekend of rain, a comfortable chair and plenty of time.

Smoked Wuyi Lapsang is sourced from a small family garden in the Wu Yi mountains of Fujian. Very special and remarkably smooth. This tea is purchased in small quantities and is a limited edition selection. 

Brew Smoked Wuyi Lapsang multiple times to experience the full expression of the leaves.

Tasting Notes: Malt ~ Peat ~ Smoke ~ Wood

Origin: Wu Yi Shan, Fujian Province, China, April 2022

Elevation: 800-900m.

See also: Lapsang Souchong

  • Brewing Instructions

     

    • 1 tsp per 8oz/250ml of water  
    • 195ºF/90ºC  (Bring fresh, cold spring water to a boil. Remove from heat, set aside 3 minutes, and proceed.)  
    • Brew 4-6 minutes  
    • Good for 3-4 infusions