Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Red Cloud

Spending a lot of time at home lately, I'm getting the chance to dig through my tea stash.  I lucked out and found some of this delicious black twisted leaf tea from Yunnan left over from last year..  This is a very unique tea and for a black tea it behaves really well when brewed gongfu style.  The nose is gingerbread, nutty, with a little of that Yunnan barnyard quality.  The tea brews a gorgeous orange-red color, with a flavor profile somewhere between a malty Assam and a citrusy, juicy Darjeeling.

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