• Reviews

    The Devotea Two Tigers

    Country of Origin: China and India Leaf Appearance: small, dark with some golden tips Ingredients: black tea Steep time: 5 minutes Water Temperature: 212 degrees Preparation Method: ceramic teapot and mesh strainer Liquor: deep reddish brown This tea was full bodied but it was still very pleasant without needing to add milk and sugar. It was malty and floral with a nice smokiness in the background. The aftertaste was sweet and lingering. There was a decent amount of astringency but only enough so as to add a refreshing briskness. This was a great wake up tea so I will definitely be bringing the rest of my stash to work. This would make an excellent iced…


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    The Devotea Lord Petersham

    Country of Origin: China, Sri Lanka, India Leaf Appearance: dark with some golden tips, slightly twisted Ingredients: black tea Steep time: 3 minutes Water Temperature: 212 degrees Preparation Method: Breville One-Touch Tea Maker Liquor: very dark brown Lord Petersham is a black tea hand blended by my Australian friend Robert, otherwise known as The Devotea. This tea was smooth with a complex flavor palate and boy did it pack a punch. There were notes of chestnuts and spice with a citrusy bite in the middle of each sip. There was definitely Assam in this blend but it was hard to pin point the other teas. It was rather tannic but not so much so…