unique smoke aroma
Lapsang Souchong smoke tea
Lapsang Souchong is a classic Tea specialty from China. Its memorable smoke aroma is really special.
When you open the tea caddy from Lapsang Souchong you pour in intense smoky odor contrary to what is initially reminiscent of smoked ham.
Self Winston Churchill should have drunk him regularly while enjoying his cigars. The smoky aromas of cigars and tea obviously seem to harmonize very well.
Also in the TV series "The Mentalist" the protagonist Patrick Jane is very enthusiastic about this tea.
Real Lapsang Souchong, how we offer it comes from the Wuyi Mountains in Fujian Province in China. It consists of the leaves of the tea plant, which are cut up a little.
Taste of Lapsang Souchong
The first impression when sipping Tarry Lapsang tea is a haunted aroma of tannins that fades into Coniferous wood like Spruce trees or Fir trees remind.
You immediately notice this tea tastes "better" or "different" than it smells. Even if the "ham flavor" seems a bit strange to you, you should try it. You'll be surprised!
- on 1 liter of water should about 3 teaspoons of Lapsang tea can be used so that it can develop a strong aroma in a short time.
- The smoke tea should be brewed with 100 °C boiling water.
- We recommend about brewing time 5 minutes.
Several infusions are possible, but after one infusion the taste becomes significantly weaker.