Lapsang Souchong Tea - Black Tea
We’re spirited away to whiskey lounges with deep Chesterfield sofas and leather-bound books when we breathe in this Cuban cigar of teas. Swirled in a whiskey balloon, Lapsang Souchong tea has a peaty, burnt-toffee vapour and chewy texture is our not-so-guilty pleasure by a crackling fireplace, cracking into a velvety crème brulee. A time honoured tradition of seasoning the leaves over pine woodfires in three storey huts is faithfully maintained in Tong Mu Guan Village in the sprawling nature reserve of Wuyi Mountain, Fujian province.
A decadent accompaniment to slow cooked or gamey meats and rich desserts. This brilliant amber liquor warms the soul with intoxicating vapours of burnt toffee, peat, toasted pine, smoked paprika and roast parsnip. Bittersweet smoky whiskey and dark chocolate characters.
Rich in antioxidants, Lapsang Souchong tea helps improve digestion and immune boosting.
Lapsang Souchong black leaf tea.
- 1tsp/250 ml
- 90-95 degrees Celsius
- 1-2 mins