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Taiwan Early 1980s Aged Black Tea

Taiwan Early 1980s Aged Black Tea

Maximum Purchase:
1 unit(s)

Product Description

A dank tasting tea which provides an interesting insight into what 30 years of ageing will do to a black tea. It is dominated by a very heavy storage taste and is best approached as a learning experience, rather than a tea to enjoy for it's taste.

Produced as a western export grade 'BOP' black tea, the collapse of Taiwanese export market for black teas in the 1980s resulted in the tea abandoned in the factory's warehouse for over 30 years before being 'rediscovered'.

Tasting Notes:
- Heavy storage aroma and taste
- Sweet fruity hints with a background woody dankness

Harvest: Early 1980s

Origin: Yuchi, Nantou County, Taiwan
Altitude: 800m
Sourced: Specialist Taiwanese wholesaler

Cultivar: Assamica
Picking: Machine

Brewing Advice:
- Rinse multiple times
- Heat water to roughly 95°C/203°F
- Use 2 teaspoons per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 2-3 minutes

Packaging: Resealable ziplock bag

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