Ceylon Nuwara Eliya

Tea type
Black Tea
Ingredients
Black Tea Leaves
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Edit tea info Last updated by Sakura Sushi
Average preparation
Boiling 5 min, 15 sec 8 oz / 236 ml

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  • “I don’t usually like to review teas when I’ve got a cold coming on, but I don’t believe my taste buds or sense of smell has been compromised (yet), so here we go. I love Ceylon teas, Nuwara...” Read full tasting note
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Blend of Ceylon Nuwara Eliya tea. It has a refreshing aroma and clear taste.

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I don’t usually like to review teas when I’ve got a cold coming on, but I don’t believe my taste buds or sense of smell has been compromised (yet), so here we go. I love Ceylon teas, Nuwara Eliya(h) in particular, and for me, Lupicia’s the one to beat. Hands down favorite Ceylon. Trouble is, it’s really tough to get, unless you’re lucky enough to be able to visit a Lupicia retail store (none by me – they all seem to be on the West Coast or in Japan). I’ve never been able to get it from their website in all the years I’ve ordered from them. This current stash is from Kyoto, where I picked up 100g – the only thing that stopped me from getting more is the fear that it would get too old before I drank all of it (insert facepalm of regret here).
So, this tea. It’s a delicate, bright, clean taste that has a slight, almost lemony finish to it. It’s the kind of taste that I used to think of whenever I thought of what tea should taste like, long before I knew that there are so many types and flavors of tea out there. It’s been so long since I had it last that I drank the first cup plain, and then added milk to the second. I love milk in my teas, not ALL of them, just many of the unflavored and flavored blacks. This tea works so well either way, and so far, it remains my favorite Ceylon.

Preparation
Boiling 5 min, 15 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML
Iridium

wow, your description makes it sound so good! I’ll have to pick some up when I visit my parents for Christmas.

Sakura Sushi

Lucky you! I hope you’re able to find some. If you like Ceylons then I’d be really surprised if you didn’t like this one.

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