Nepal Golden Tips

$ 16.50 

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This tea contains hand-picked golden leaf buds from the Ilam region of Nepal. From its roasted chestnut aroma to its velvety mouth feel and creamy finish, this tea is an extraordinary flavor experience.

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  • 2 tsp per 8 oz of water, 212°F, 5 min

    • Unlike most other black teas that we carry, this tea is composed mostly of golden tips
    • The result is an intense aroma of roasted and creamy chestnut with a creamy and smooth texture
    • The medium-bodied tea produces subtle flavor notes of honey
    • Most characteristic of this tea are its velvety, creamy mouth feel, and pronounced minerality
    • Nepali Golden Tips body is lighter compared to other black teas, but this is one of the most complex and delicious black teas on the planet
    • Drink this tea without milk to fully enjoy the amazing complexity within each cup
    • This tea is similar to Golden Monkey tea (aka Monkey Picked Tea) from China 
    • The rumor was started decades ago by an Englishman who either mistranslated or misunderstood his Chinese hosts and started the rumor in England where it became tea mythology
    • Monkey Picked tea actually means tea that is meticulously grown, harvested and processed
    • This tea has an astonishingly creamy finish
    • One of our all-time favorite teas
    • Buttery croissant
    • Buttered multi-grain toast
    • Oatmeal with toasted almonds and raisins
    • Mushroom risotto
    • Wild or brown rice
    • Mac and cheese
    • Mild cheddar, Gouda or Gruyere cheese
    • Lighter cream-based desserts
  • Nepal, Ilam region black tea: 100%

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