Organic Lapsang Souchong tea is a dark and smoky black tea best suited for the adventurous tea drinker. Its distinct profile comes from being gently smoked over pine bark and needles, producing a smoky, earthy flavor. This tea is grown in Fujian Province of China, where Lapsang Souchong originated.
A touch of sweetener or cream are welcome to help mellow out the flavor of the Lapsang Souchong tea. It is also a wonderful addition to many different culinary recipes including marinades, dressings, sauces, and even cocktails! The leaves may also be included in dry spice rubs. Contains caffeine.
Aroma and Flavor
The aroma of this black tea is robust, with smoky and earthy notes. Its flavor is a heavier black tea that is not too bitter, with woodsmoke notes that come through at the end.