Let's Try It! Tradition Darjeeling Tea From Taiwan

Let's Try It! Tradition Darjeeling Tea From Taiwan

“Robust,” as tea experts might say.

Darjeeling is frequently called the “Champagne of teas,” with musky-sweet tasting notes similar to muscat wine. But it can also have delicate vegetal, mossy, fruity, and citrus flavors. Though Darjeeling is an Indian-grown tea (from, you got it, Darjeeling), the leaves are actually Chinese.
— SeriousEats.com

Were I forced by a scary cowboy outlaw in a western film to select one of Tradition’s branded teas, after trying the darjeeling, the earl grey I recently reviewed wins. Nonetheless, Tradition’s darjeeling is what American me calls “good enough.” Strong, fragrant, powerful, and eons better than anything sold for Americans.

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