Black Queen

What's a King without a Queen? The Black Queen is lighter and more elegant than the King, with the same cocoa notes. The blend arises from the prized tea season in Hunan, before the Ching Ming Festival at the end of March.

Ingredients: Black tea

Mike's Tea Ratings

Briskness: 2
Body: 2
Aroma: 2
Details: The tea season starts in Hunan just before the Ching Ming festival at the end of March. This black tea is from that prized season. It has many of the cocoa notes that people like in our Black King - just lighter and more elegant. Thus it has the name Black Queen.
Dry Leaves: Small, curly, black leaves with golden tips
Liquor: Oak brown
Aroma: Light aromas of cooked sugar
Caffeine Level: Caffeinated
Body: Medium-bodied
Flavors: Sweet and woody like tree sap
Brewing Time: 5
Brewing Temp: 212º